Art: Jail Job

Down on Sixth & Greenwich Avenues, Manhattan, there was great excitement in the women's jail last week. On the recreation roof of the House of Detention for Women, one of the best known model prisons in the U. S., a great fresco panel, first of a series depicting The Cycle of a Woman's Life was just finished. Giggling, nudging, shrilling with excitement, the inmates in their brown-&-white-checked house dresses crowded round the small, serious artist with cries of "Ain't it purty!"

Long on the list of WPA projects was a bright colorful mural for this...

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