In February 2008, Darlene Marks Paul of Allouez stood beneath a painting of herself as an infant in the 1935 mural "Recreation" in the Green Bay West High School library.
April 10, 1935 - West High murals praised: Comparing her favorably with the greatest mural painters in the world, Dudley Crafts Watson, lecturer for the Chicago Art Institute, paid tribute to Lou Matthews Bedore, prominent Green Bay artist in the West high theater last night at the dedication of murals in the school library which were painted by Mrs. Bedore. The dedication was attended by approximately 1,000.
The artist herself, who is the wife of the sculptor, Sidney Bedore, was presented to the audience by Principal Charles F. Cole who had opened the program and also introduced Mr. Watson.
The entire cost of the murals and the dedication program was borne by West high students. Through school projects they raised $2,205. The four principal sources of income having been Snapshots, the school yearbook, Out of the West, weekly school column in the Press-Gazette, class plays of 1926, 27, 28, and 30 and the sale of New Orleans pralines.