Oak Park, IL 60301
Title of Artwork: “The Oscelo – First Shipmen of Wheat From Chicago – 1839”
Artist: J Theodore Johnson
Welcome to part 3 of our 5 part series featuring the murals and art in the Oak Park Illinois Post Office. Yesterday we featured the first mural and today we featured the second mural. For those just joining us. The Oak Park Illinois Post Office has 4 great murals in the lobby. Today’s post features just one of the four great murals.
It’s hard to believe this kind of work was done back in the 1930’s. It really is impressive. Where you a part of the history of this building? Were your parents? Do they have stores or interesting facts about it? Please share by entering your comments below.
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- Personal visit on 11/02/2013 by David, Post Office Freak
- (affiliate link) Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal: [Hardcover] Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz
- The Living New Deal (http://www.livingnewdeal.org)