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  • San Jose, CA New Deal Art

    San Jose, CA New Deal Art

    Herbert Hoover Junior High School, 1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA Stained Glass window (WPA) by Edgar Dorsey Taylor New Deal/WPA Art in San Jose, California Herbert Hoover Junior High School opened in 1931. WPA art projects required that part

  • Long Beach, CA New Deal Art

    Location: Long Beach Plaza, exterior parking structure, 3rd St. and Locust Ave. Long Beach Date: 1938 Description:Glazed semi-glossed tile mosaic, approximately 38′ x 22′ Original design by Henry Allen Nord, redesigned by Stanton Macdonald Wright and Albert Henry King New

  • Oakland Ca New Deal Art

    Alameda County Courthouse There are two variated marble murals designed by Marian Simpson in the lobby’s entry stairway. The south panel depicts early Native American and Hispanic history of Alameda County. The north panel depicts the settlement of the area

  • Newport Beach, CA New Deal Art

    aine Ahring did “Alice in Wonderland” and “Mother Goose” (oil on canvas) for the Newport Beach Grammar School in 1937. Arthur Ames, working with his fiancee, Jean Goodwin, did the mosaic mural entitled “Three Fishermen” for the Newport Harbor Union

  • Los Angeles, CA New Deal Art

    November 19, 1993 – “New Deal Era Mural Reinstalled in Federal Courthouse After Absence of over 30 Years” by Robert Greene – http://www.nzapatina.com/press/press_clippings/press_10.htm -Metropolitan News Enterprise article about Lucian Labaudt’s mural “Ranches–American and Spanish” – pdf file of article 5/13/2001

  • Fullerton, CA New Deal Art

    New Deal/WPA Art in Fullerton, California PWAP commission mural – Fullerton, CA High School “Pastoral California” by Charles Kassler (1934), fresco On the west wall of the Plummer Auditorium Photograph taken by Dorothea Lange, May 1937 From the Library of

  • Benicia, CA New Deal Art

    In the old State Capital Building, 115 West G Street, Benicia, CA on the second floor is a painting entitled “The Legend of El Diablo”. It is an oil painting on masonite done by Clarkson Dye (FAP/WPA Project #7754). It

  • Golden Gate Exposition

    The Golden Gate Exposition of 1939 held on Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA This is an oil on canvas original WPA Artists mural entitled “First Official View of Treasure Island” (9′ x 6′) from the Golden Gate Exposition. (artist unknown

  • Ventura, CA New Deal Art

    Ventura, CA New Deal Art

    These murals in the US Post Office, Ventura, CA were funded by TRAP (Treasury Relief Art Project) and not the WPA. New Deal/WPA Art in Ventura, California Ventura, CA Post Office “Agriculture and Industries of Ventura” – oil on canvas

  • Tracy, CA New Deal Art

    Post Office New Deal Artwork Most of the Post Office works of art were funded through commissions under the Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture (later known as The Section of Fine Arts) and not the WPA. “Often mistaken