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Forest Park, Illinois Post Office

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

Forest Park, IL Post Office Art

“The White Fawn” mural
Miriam McKinnie (Hofmeier) (1940)

The photograph was taken and contributed by Julie Elbert, August 2006.

The following two photographs were contributed by Jimmy Emerson:

All images courtesy of the USPS

“For several decades after 1880, a small excursion boat called the White Fawn took sightseers up and down the Des Plaines River. Docking facilities were at Haase Park, a popular picnic grove of the time.” (Source: www.forestpark.net/pdf/FPHistory.pdf)