- Contains documents relating to the life of Meta Sternberg-Adler, including her birth certificate, family correspondence, emigration documents, naturalization papers, postcards, newspaper clippings, curriculum vitaes, and family history papers.
- Collection Creator
- Meta Sternberg-Adler
Meta Sternberg-Adler was born on May 29, 1903, in Germany, and attended the Portuguese-Jewish Hospital nursing school in Amsterdam; she graduated in 1933. In 1941, she fled by ship to England, where she spent the war, leaving behind her parents, who were killed in Sobibór in March 1943. In 1948, she left England and moved to Los Angeles, where she worked as a nurse until her death in 1999.
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
- Conditions on Use
- The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.
Keywords & Subjects
- Holder of Originals
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- Hildegard Lewis, cousin of Mrs. Meta Sternberg-Adler, donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives on Aug. 24, 2003.
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