Home » Ohio (Page 2)

  • Ohio Post Office Artwork Collection

    Ohio Post Office Artwork Collection

    This photographic collection of the Ohio Historical Society reflects thirty depression-era murals and reliefs from twenty-five of the more than sixty Ohio post offices with such historic works. The New Deal artworks were collected with the financial assistance of the Ohio Arts Council’s Visual Arts and

  • WPA Art in Greenhills, Ohio

    From the Village of Greenhills, OH website: “As one of three “Greenbelt Communities” built by the federal government during the 1930s, Greenhills is surrounded by parkland and trees. Nearly 4,400 residents inhabit 1,685 homes, with many families including third and fourth

  • New Deal Art in Dayton, Ohio

    photo courtesty of Virginia Burroughs Article by Virginia Burroughs for the Dayton Voice – 1998 on the missing murals of MacFarlane Middle School, Dayton, OH Update on the MacFarlane Middle School murals in danger by Virginia Burroughs Article by Benjamin Kline of the Dayton

  • Cleveland, OH art

    Cleveland, OH art

    New Deal/WPA Art in Cleveland, Ohio     Public Library: The public library in Cleveland, Ohio has an extensive internet gallery of New Deal art owned by the Cleveland Public Library. This gallery includes: Murals Ora Coltman (1858-1940), Dominance of

  • Cincinnati, OH New Deal art

    New Deal Art in Cincinnati, Ohio The following is from “The History of Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport – 75 Years of Aviation” Lunken Airport, 262 Wilmer Avenue, Cincinnati Shortly after World War I, a group of ex-army pilots leveled off

  • New Deal WPA Art in Ohio

    Post Office Artwork in Ohio – 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