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Ripley, WV New Deal Art

New Deal/WPA Art in Ripley, West Virginia

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


Ripley, WV Post Office
“The Pride of Jackson County” – wood
Joseph Servas (1942)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Ed Hacala

Reference Source:
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who sent the photograph!