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Winnemucca City Hall (Winnemucca Post Office)
The one-story brick city hall was originally Winnemucca's post office and federal building. The city had fought for many years to acquire a federal building and finally, with the help of Nevada's U.S. senators, received a post office in
In 1942 Polly Duncan painted a mural, Cattle Round-up, on the north wall of the lobby. It depicts cowboys guiding cattle into a shed, while in the distance other cowboys drive in the rest of the herd from a broad valley framed by mountains. Like the post-office murals in Lovelock and Yerington, this one was painted under the auspices of the Treasury Department's Section of Fine Arts. The agency encouraged artists to work in a realist style and use themes relating to local history and customs. In 1991 the city of Winnemucca acquired the building, which became the city hall the following year.
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