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    Built in 1936 as a Public Works Administration project, the Lamar Post Office was designed by Walter DeMordaunt in the Spanish Colonial Revival style—unusual for a small-town post office in Colorado.
    Lamar Post Office

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References: 

Abigail D. Christman, The Legacy of the New Deal on Colorado’s Eastern Plains (Denver: Colorado Preservation, 2008).

Paul R. Secord and H. James Kolva, “Lamar Post Office,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (1984–85).

Deon Wolfenbarger, “Lamar Post Office,” Colorado Cultural Resource Survey Architectural Inventory Form (2004–5).

Additional Information: 

Ava Betz, A Prowers County History (Lamar, CO: Prowers County Historical Society, 1986).

Colorado Preservation Inc., Drought, Depression, and Dust: The New Deal in Eastern Colorado, Phase I Survey Report (2005).

James F. Wickens, Colorado in the Great Depression (New York: Garland, 1979).