Works Progress Administration

March 6, 2011

Day 65: "My Day" by Eleanor Roosevelt

The date is December 12, 1938 and Eleanor Roosevelt has spent some time thinking about the Bethesda Post Office – at least so she writes in her “blog.”  You can see her notes at the White House Historical Association website.  Eleanor visited the Treasury Department’s Procurement Division that day to take a look at the murals that were being done for the Bethesda Post Office.  There was a competition for the work and […]