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    The Stephanie Mayer collection consists of three photographs with inscriptions. The photographs show Stephanie Pringheim Mayer with friends on board the MS St. Louis in May 1939.
    inclusive:  1939 May
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ann Behrendt
    Collection Creator
    Stephanie Mayer
    Stephanie Mayer (1894-1974), also known as Stephanie (Stef) Meyer, was born on December 20, 1894 in Breslau, Germany. Her parents were Emil (b. January 19, 1861) and Anna Pringsheim (December 28, 1871-1925). Her sister was Hildegard Edith Behrendt (September 20, 1898-1991). Stephanie Mayer sailed on the MS St. Louis and she disembarked in France. She eventually immigrated to South Africa. She married Dr. Paul Meyer and they had a daughter, Gerda Adler. She married Samuel Mayer, and they had a daughter, Lora Hannah Mayer. Stephanie Mayer died in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 14, 1974.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Stephanie Mayer collection is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    St. Louis (Ship)

    Administrative Notes

    Ann Behrendt donated the Stephanie Mayer collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-02-24 14:24:34
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