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Johnson City, TN New Deal Art

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.

New Deal/WPA Art in Johnson City, Tennessee

Johnson City, TN Post Office
The Johnson City mural is now located over the entrance to the auditorium on the campus of East TN State University in Johnson City. It is entitled “Farmer Family”. It was installed in the old Post Office on September 9, 1940. Wendell Jones from Woodstock NY was the artist.
Photograph taken by Howard Hull – 2003