• Post Office - Manitou Springs CO
    Constructed by the Treasury Department in 1941.
  • Post Office Mural - Manitou Springs CO
    Section of Fine Arts mural entitled "Hunters, Red and White" painted by Archie Musick for the Manitou Springs post office in 1942. A plaque near the mural reads: "Depression-era public art programs coincided with the heyday of Colorado Springs' art school, the Broadmoor Art Academy: Its students and teachers painted murals in federal buildings nationwide. For Manitou's post office mural competition, my father, Archie Musick, depicted the legend of Manitou's springs: 'the God Manitou in a fit of rage clubbing a quarrelsome chief.' His frieze of Indian-trapper life across the bottom of the submitted sketch was so popular with 'the brass in...