Post Office – Okemah

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Address:  418 West Broadway Okemah, OK 74859 County:  Okfuskee
Started:   Completed:  1938

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Description:

The post office in Okemah was completed in 1938 with funds provided by the Treasury Department. It is also the site of Walter Richard “Dick” West’s 1941 mural, “Grand Council of 1842,” completed with funds provided by the federal government and viewable in the lobby.

Sources:

  1. The Living New Deal
  2. Park and Markowitz, Democratic Vistas, Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal, 1984.
  3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/4198274509/in/photostream/
  4. http://www.savethepostoffice.com/node/9867

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