WWII Civilian Public Service: Art

This collection includes original artwork created by conscientious objectors from U.S. Civilian Service camps World War II.

(4 total)
Bill Webb

Kemper Nomland met Bill Webb while at the Cascade Locks and Waldport CPS camps. Nomland completed this painting after the war. 24 x 20 inches.

ca. 1948

Glen Coffield

While in the Cascade Locks, Oregon Civilian Public Service Camp 21, Kemper Nomland painted this portrait of Glen Coffield, which was later published in two of Coffield's books "The Horned Moon" and "3 Songs," as well as in the literary magazine "The Illiterati" (#3). Coffield served as education director for the Fine Arts program at Cascade Locks and Waldport. 25 x 30 inches.

ca. 1944

Windsor Utley

While in the Cascade Locks, Oregon Civilian Public Service Camp 21, Kemper Nomland painted this portrait of fellow artist Windsor Utley. 24 x 20 inches.

ca. 1944

Waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge

While in the Cascade Locks, Oregon Civilian Public Service Camp 21, Kemper Nomland painted this landscape of one of the waterfalls near the camp. 21 x 15 inches.

June 1942