Harvest Time Lake Wales

Harvest Time Lake Wales

   

Standing in line at the Post Office windows, one can look up to see the mural that corners one end of the post office lobby. The mural represents the citrus industry that had become a vital part of our area economy by 1942. “Often mistaken for WPA art, post office murals were actually executed by artists working for the Section of Fine Arts. Commonly known as “The Section” it was established in 1934 and administered by the Procurement Division of the Treasury Department. Headed by Edward Bruce,

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Date created: 1942

Dimensions: 14' x 5'

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