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Dearborn, MI New Deal Art

Most of the post office works of art were funded under the TreasuryDepartment’s Section commissions. Those works that were created using TRAPfunds are so indicated. Although the WPA funded the construction of postoffice buildings, the artwork was not WPA but was usually produced underthe Section or TRAP programs.

Dearborn, MI Post Office

“Ten Eyck’s Tavern on Chicago Road” – oil on canvas
by Rainey Bennett (1938)


This mural has been moved to the Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn MI.

Source: Kvaran, Einar Einarsson
“Exploring WPA America,” unpublished mss