Oglesby, IL 61348
Title of the artwork: “The Illini and Pottawatomies Struggle at Starved Rock”
Artists: Fay E. Davis
This happens to be a larger example of the murals found in our Nation’s post offices. It represents the struggle between the Illini and Pottawatomies at Starved Rock. If you ever get the chance to visit Starved Rock, I’d recommend stopping in for a quick look at this treasure.
I took a lot of detail pictures of this one. I really wanted to give you a feel/view of what this looks like. In doing this I also discovered the mural is starting to warp in a few places. I wonder if this one will ever be repaired or restored? If you have any information in regards to this mural, I’d like to hear from you. Please comment below.
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“Used with the permission of the United States Postal Service®. All rights reserved.”
- Personal visit on 6/19/2014 by David, Post Office Freak
- (affiliate link) Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal: [Hardcover] Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz
- (affiliate link) A Guide to Depression Era Art in Illinois Post Offices: [Pamphlet] Mary Emma Thompson, PH. D.
- (affiliate link) Let’s Look for Cultures, Education and Such: [Soft Cover] Mary Emma Thompson, PH. D.