Edna Hershman, who painted the two murals Industry
at M.S. 113
, then known as Olinville Junior
High School. It is practically impossible these days to get access to the
interior of a NYC public school to take photographs.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
The label says:
Edna Hershman went to the School of Fine Arts at Yale
on several scholarships. She won medals from the Beaux Arts in mural
painting. One of her murals hangs in the nurses' recreation room of the
Riverside Hospital on North Brother Island. She is at present executing a
mural "Constructive Effort of Man" for the Olinville Junior High School
in the Bronx.”
PLEASE RETURN TO:
The Department of Information
The WPA Federal Art Project
110 King Street, N.Y.C.
PLEASE CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH TO THE
WPA FEDERAL ART PROJECT
Hospital (North Brother Island), opacity.us.