Currently known as the United States Department of Agriculture Building, the historic U.S. Forest Service Building in Elkins, West Virginia was constructed with Treasury Deparrment funds. Architectural details: Three-story flat roof facility built to a U-shaped plan. Red brick in… read more
The historic U.S. Forest Service Building (now United States Department of Agriculture Building) in Elkins, West Virginia houses examples of New Deal artwork: “Forest Service” and “Mining Village,” two tempera murals by Stevan Dohanos. Completed in 1939, the works were… read more
This USDA building is a U.S. Treasury project from 1936-37. According to the West Virginia Department of Commerce: “Dedicated in 1937, the USDA building symbolized increased importance of the Department of Agriculture and the Forest Service in the New Deal… read more
Two New Deal murals by Stevan Dohanos: “New Deal mural entitled “Mining Village” painte by Stevan Dohanos in 1939. The mural was slated to be installed in the Huntingdon post office but the locals deemed it too depressing. It was… read more
Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) built an addition to the West Virginia Children’s Home in Elkins in 1935.