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Jason Schoener papers, 1952-1996

Creator:
Schoener, Jason, 1919-1997  Search this
Subject:
Arbuthnot, Nancy Prothro  Search this
Schoener, Virginia  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Place:
Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Topic:
Art and war  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Pictorial works  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6645
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215960
AAA_collcode_schojaso
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215960

Jason Schoener papers

Creator:
Schoener, Jason  Search this
Names:
Arbuthnot, Nancy Prothro  Search this
Schoener, Virginia, 1923-  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((144 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Date:
1952-1996
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence (143 letters, 1952-1988, many addressed to Jason and Virginia) includes 85 letters from Schoener's uncle, William Zorach and his wife Marguerite, discussing daily events, family matters, and offering advice on Schoener's carreer. There is also a letter from Max Weber thanking Schoener for the handmade cufflinks "that were made by one who loves and creates beauty." Also found is the 1996 publication "An American Artist in World War II: Jason Schoener at Eniwetak" by Nancy Arbuthnot, which recounts the Schoener's experiences and reproduces his paintings from his navy commission during the last year of WWII.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, ceramist, painter, educator; Oakland, California. Born 1919. Schoener graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art and also studied at Case Western Reserve, the Art Students League of New York, and Columbia University. He and his wife, Virginia, settled in the San Francisco Bay area in 1953. Schoener was a longtime professor at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. During his Navy service in WWII, Schoener produced a series of watercolors which became the subject of a publication by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot in 1996. He exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad.
Provenance:
Donated 1996 by Jason and Virginia Schoener.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Ceramicists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Topic:
Art and war  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Pictorial works  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schojaso
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schojaso

Steichen at war / [compiled] by Christopher Phillips

Author:
Steichen, Edward 1879-1973  Search this
Phillips, Christopher  Search this
United States Naval Aviation Photographic Unit  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Aviation  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_809933

Making WAVES : Navy women of World War II / Evan Bachner

Author:
Bachner, Evan  Search this
United States Naval Aviation Photographic Unit  Search this
United States National Archives and Records Administration  Search this
Subject:
United States Naval Reserve Women's Reserve  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 x 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Photography  Search this
War photography--History  Search this
Women sailors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_898875

Flight deck : a pictorial essay of a day in the life of an Airdale, with first-person commentary / by Edward Atkins

Author:
Atkins, Edward  Search this
Subject:
Antietam (Aircraft carrier)  Search this
Physical description:
766 p. : chiefly ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Personal narratives, American
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Call number:
D774.A58 A85 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742328

Pacific warriors : the U.S. marines in World War II : a pictorial tribute / Eric Hammel

Author:
Hammel, Eric M  Search this
Subject:
United States Marine Corps  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Japan
Okinawa Island
Date:
2005
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns  Search this
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945  Search this
Call number:
D767 .H36 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781677

Bombs, torpedoes and kamikazes / by John W. Lambert

Author:
Lambert, John W (John William) 1929-  Search this
Subject:
Japan Kaigun Kamikaze Tokubetsu Kōgekitai History  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Pacific Ocean
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Japanese  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_600894

An American artist in World War II : Jason Schoener at Eniwetok Atoll / text by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot with the assistance of William G. Leftwich ; paintings and sketches by Jason Schoener

Author:
Arbuthnot, Nancy Prothro  Search this
Leftwich, William G  Search this
Schoener, Jason  Search this
Subject:
Schoener, Jason Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 56 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands) in art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_503796

Steel ships and iron men : a tribute to World War II fighting ships and the men who served on them / photographs by Bruce Roberts ; text by Ray Jones

Author:
Roberts, Bruce 1930-  Search this
Jones, Ray 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
145 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Warships--History--Pictorial works  Search this
Warships--History  Search this
Call number:
D773.R57 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_416877

War history of the U.S.S. Pennsylvania BB (38) by Clifton B. Cates, Jr. ..

Author:
Cates, Clifton Bledsoe 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Pennsylvania (Battleship)  Search this
Physical description:
65, [1] p. incl. front. (double map) illus. (part col., incl. ports.) 31 x 23 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Pacific Ocean
Date:
1946
[1946]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Call number:
D774.P37 C3
D774.P37C3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_133295

Steichen at war / by Christopher Phillips

Author:
Phillips, Christopher  Search this
Steichen, Edward 1879-1973  Search this
United States Naval Aviation Photographic Unit  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1981
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
Call number:
D790 .P48X
D790.P48X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_139798

The escort carriers in action; the story, in pictures, of the Escort Carrier Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, 1945. Comp. and ed. by Commander Price Gilbert, Jr., U.S.N.R

Author:
United States Navy Escort Carrier Force  Search this
Gilbert, Price 1898-  Search this
Physical description:
183 p. illus., ports. 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Pacific Ocean
Date:
1946
C1946]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Call number:
D769.52.E74 U56 1945
D769.52.E74U56 1945
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_57109

Sara : the story of the U.S.S. Saratoga

Author:
Richards, Benjamin J. 1919-  Search this
Subject:
Saratoga (Aircraft carrier : CV-3)  Search this
Physical description:
173, [3] p. : ill., col. map ; 24 x 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1945
1945?]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_75999

The Blue Ghost : a photographic log and personal narrative of the aircraft carrier U. S. S. Lexington in combat operation

Author:
Steichen, Edward 1879-1973  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 149 p. illus., ports. 27 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
1947
[1947]
Topic:
Lexington (U. S. aircraft carrier, 2d of the names)  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Call number:
D774.L45 S818
D774.L45S818
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86464

Prep Charlie : a history of the peregrinations of our fighting Lady USS WASP while mothering Air Group Eighty-One

Former owner:
Ramsey, DeWitt C (DeWitt Clinton) 1888-1961 DSI  Search this
Author:
Wasp (Aircraft carrier : CVS-18)  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Air Group 81  Search this
Wasp (Aircraft carrier : CVS-18)  Search this
Physical description:
206 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Cruise books
Place:
Pacific Area
United States
Date:
1945
[c1945]
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American  Search this
Aircraft carriers  Search this
Call number:
VA65.W37 A2 1945
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_928353

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