Post Office Mural – Sylvester GA

"Cantaloupe Industry"

Chester Tingler painted this oil-on-canvas work, entitled “Cantaloupe Industry,” with Section funding, for the then-new Sylvester post office in 1939. The work has since been relocated; it now resides in the lobby of the new post office east of downtown.

Sewer System – Atlanta GA

Numerous New Deal agencies contributed to the development of metropolitan Atlanta’s sewer system during the Great Depression. Atlanta initially applied for PWA funding in July 1933, but lack of local contribution caused the city government to withdraw the application and… read more

Vogel State Park – Blairsville GA

“One of Georgia’s oldest and most beloved state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald, the… read more