A view of courtroom not in session.
Curtains help protect WPA-era mural from the fading effects of sunlight and also serve to hide it from public view. Some in the community object to showing slave labor; others to showing the naked female breast.
The ex-jail and the former living quarters are not part of the restoration program. Those unrestored parts of the building are outside the mandate of those agencies.
However, to their and their staffs' credit, they demonstrate commendable civic interest in providing what information and assistance they can to researchers studying the history of the ex-jail and former living quarters.