The historic former post office building in Benton, Arkansas was constructed with Treasury Department funds. The building presently houses the Salvation Army. An example of New Deal artwork created for the building has since been relocated.
Julius Woeltz painted this 12′ x 6′ oil on canvas mural, entitled “The Bauxite Mines,” in 1942 for the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The mural was originally installed in the Benton post office and it now hangs in the…read more