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Strauser, Sterling, 1907-1995

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2011-1-1
Dates: 1978

Sterling Strauser Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SG.2016.01
Abstract Sterling Boyd Strauser (1907–1995) was born in Bloomsburg, Pa. to Boyd and Emma Strauser. He began painting at 15 and took a few art classes while attending Bloomsburg State Teachers College from which he graduated in 1928. After teaching elementary school in Mount Pocono, Pa. from 1928 to 1929, Strauser took a job as a shipping clerk at International Boiler Works. He exhibited his work during his lifetime while mentoring other self-taught artists, such as Jack Savitsky, Victor Gatto, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 2001