The next time you are in the Post Office in Rayville, be sure and check out the large artwork on the all. LA Road Trips posted a few years ago about how during the depression, the New Deal provided jobs related to improving government buildings. New Deal Art in Louisiana
The painting in Rayville was painted by Elsie Driggs in 1939, and was called “La Salle’s Quest for the Mississippi.
Addition information about this painting, and others across the country, can be found at The Living New Deal website.
Categories: 1930's, 20th century, Community Photos, FEATURED, Great Depression, PHOTOS, POLITICS, Rayville, Women's History
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