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Meta Sternberg Adler collection

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    Overview

    Description
    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.
    Date
    inclusive:  1903-1966
    Collection Creator
    Meta Sternberg-Adler
    Biography
    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 SobiboĢr in March 1943. In 1948, she left England and moved to Los Angeles, where she worked as a nurse until her death in 1999.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English German
    Extent
    1 folder

    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

    Personal Name
    Sternberg-Adler, Meta.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Hildegard Lewis, cousin of Mrs. Meta Sternberg-Adler, donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives on Aug. 24, 2003.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-09 12:37:49
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