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Cooper, Texas: Beefcake Cowboys WPA Mural

Painted by artist Lloyd Goff in 1938-39. "Before the Fencing of Delta County" depicts 19th century Texas cowpokes as male models, not as weather-ravaged, whiskey-eaten boys with a life expectancy of 25.

Post Office

Address:
150 E. Dallas Ave., Cooper, TX
Directions:
East edge of downtown. Inside the post office, on the south side of TX-154/E. Dallas Ave. between SE 1st and SE 2nd Sts.
Hours:
M-F 8-4 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Beefcake Cowboys WPA Mural.

Beefcake Cowboys WPA Mural

Inside the post office at 150 E. Dallas Ave.

[BL-EV, 04/28/2024]

1939 mural is titled "Before the Fencing of Delta County."

Beefcake Cowboys WPA Mural.

Beefcake Cowboys WPA Mural

This mural is painted high up on the wall inside the post office.

[Tania, 04/28/2024]

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