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Louisville, GA New Deal Art

This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

New Deal/WPA Art in Louisville, Georgia

Louisville, GA Post Office
“Plantation, Transportation, Education” – oil on canvas
Abraham Harriton (1941)
(This mural was removed in 1987 on orders of the then Postmaster. It is now in a meeting room at the Augusta, GA Visitors Center in the Old Mill.)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Reference Source:
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photograph!