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The Great Room Murals
David Hicks Overmyer painted the four Historic Farrell Library murals in 1964 as part of the federal government’s Public works of Art Project. Each of these murals is 11’ x14’ and their subjects symbolize the four major academic pursuits of the institution at the time: science and industry, agriculture and animal husbandry, the arts, and home economics.
Following restoration in a four-year project funded by the Friends of the K-State Libraries, the murals were professionally photographed by Ed Olson. In celebration of the sesquicentennial, the resulting high-quality images will soon be available in a variety of formats, perfect reminders for any K-State alumnus of their student days.
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