Foundation works to restore large, 1938 WPA murals
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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 2006, p. 9, 16
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Efforts are underway to restore the 9-foot by 23-foot, 1938 canvas painting by Gustaf Dalstrom. The District 39 Education Foundation's project is expected to cost $12,000, the same amount required to restore another large canvas Dalstrom mural, "Gardening and Farming" on the other side of the Harper School auditoriuim. Principal of Harper School, Sue Kick and foundation representative Holly Berman comment on the historic significance of the murals.

Closeup of mural section
Date of Publication
28 Sep 2006
Corporate Name(s)
United States. Work Projects Administration ; District 39 Education Foundation
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Wilmette.News.284727
Language of Item
English
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Foundation works to restore large, 1938 WPA murals