Post Office Mural – Poteau

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Address:  115 N. Witt St Poteau, OK 74953 County:  Leflore
Started:   Completed:  1940

Current Usage:


The post office contains a 1940 Treasury Section mural “Cotton” painted by Joan Cunningham. The image is a multi-scene view of cotton production that shows a large number of people involved in various aspects of production and shipping, the emphasis is on cotton, reputedly also about the domination of man on the land.


  1. Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory Nomination
  2. The Living New Deal
  3. Park and Markowitz, Democratic Vistas, Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal, 1984.

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