Eve Kottgen was part of an exhibit at the Whitney in 1945. Though it contains no images, you can view the full exhibit catalog at archive.org (aside: if you aren’t familiar with archive.org, you should check it out — it’s amazing). Eve created one post office mural: Cotton Plantation (Batesville, Mississippi). The mural has been criticized for romanticizing a cotton plantation. I’ve tried to be more honest with my COVID card. COVID cards aren’t all sunshine and lollipops.
COVID Card #303
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The United States Postal Service has been hit hard by the pandemic. Controlling elements of the Federal Government (the president and Republican Senate) do not want to provide aid to the service. So, it’s up to us. It may seem insignificant, but if we all sent just a few letters a week, we could help ensure that our daily, free mail delivery service continues. For the past (see the card number above) days, I have drawn a card each day and mailed it to someone the next day (none are sent on Sundays; two are sent on Mondays). Please consider mailing cards and letters while we still can for 55 cents (first class letter postage). If the USPS fails, you could find it costs $8 or more to send a letter. And that’s just one of the ways we will all lose if the USPS shuts down.