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New Deal/WPA Art in Hamtramck, Michigan

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.

Detroit, Hamtramck Branch, Post Office murals by Schomer Lichtner

(1940) – tempera


“Farm Family”


“City Workers”


“Products of Industry and Agriculture”

Photographs taken by Gordon Gnas