'Mail - The Connecting Link' mural photograph   Save
'Mail - The Connecting Link' mural photograph
Description: Photograph of a mural titled "Mail - The Connecting Link" by Sally F. Haley. The mural is located in the McConnelsville, Ohio post office. It is oil on canvas and measures 5' by 17'. The mural was created in 1938 with funding from the Section of Painting and Sculpture, a depression era public works program administered by the Treasury Department that provided work for unemployed artists. They awarded commissions through competitions and paid artists for their work, for a total of more than 1300 murals and 300 sculptures. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04713
Subjects: Artists; Paintings; mural paintings (visual works); Public buildings--Ohio; Great Depression; New Deal, 1933-1939
Places: McConnelsville (Ohio); Morgan County (Ohio)