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Shawano, WI 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.

Post Office in Shawano, WI
“The First Settlers”
by Eugene Higgins (1939; installed 1940) – oil on canvas
photograph taken by Agnes Weidemeier
courtesy of Jimmy Emerson