Anthony United States Post Office

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US Post Office--Anthony
Anthony United States Post Office is located in Kansas
Anthony United States Post Office
Anthony United States Post Office is located in the United States
Anthony United States Post Office
Location121 W. Steadman, Anthony, Kansas
Coordinates37°09′14″N 98°01′08″W / 37.15389°N 98.01889°W / 37.15389; -98.01889Coordinates: 37°09′14″N 98°01′08″W / 37.15389°N 98.01889°W / 37.15389; -98.01889
Arealess than one acre
Built1939
ArchitectLouis Simon
Architectural styleClassical Revival
MPSKansas Post Offices with Artwork, 1936--1942 MPS
NRHP reference #89001631[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 17, 1989

The Anthony United States Post Office, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as US Post Office--Anthony, is located at 121 W. Steadman in Anthony, Kansas. It was built in 1939. It was listed on the National Register in 1989.[1]

It was deemed significant "for its historical association with the Treasury Department's Section program and for the artistic significance of the mural that it contains. The mural, "Turning a Corner", was painted by St. Louis artist Joe Jones (1901-1963) in 1939 and depicts three farmers using a combine to thresh wheat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Martha Hagedorn-Krass (February 11, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Anthony United States Post Office". National Park Service. Retrieved December 29, 2017. With three photos from 1987.