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New Deal Art in Gretna, Louisiana

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

Gretna, LA Post Office –

“Steamboats on the Mississippi”
by Stuart R. Purser (1939)
photo taken by Buddy Collins