New Deal imagery

Between 1935-1944, the United States Farm Security Administration—Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) undertook the largest photography project ever sponsored by the federal government. In order to build support for and justify government programs of the New Deal, the Historical Section within the Information Division of the Resettlement Administration set out to document America, often at … Continue reading

The last word in modern construction

“Evansville’s new $175,000 Greyhound Terminal is not only the last word in modern construction but it is one of the most beautiful and imposing structures in this area. Contributing greatly to both of these outstanding points was the George L. Mesker and Company of Evansville. Fireproof construction and strength are clearly denoted by the terminal. … Continue reading

Palace of Sweets

“Walk down the main street of any town. You are not a store owner, not a property owner, not a realtor or building manager… you are merely a normal average human being, intent on buying something. What do you see? You see some stores that are old-fashioned, rundown, unattractive. From the outside, they look as … Continue reading