Irmgard Stuhlinger School Essays, 1934-1935

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Irmgard Stuhlinger School Essays, 1934-1935


Irmgard Stuhlinger was the wife of Ernst Stuhlinger, a scientist acquired in Operation Paperclip. In these school essays, she discusses her daily life in Stuttgart, Germany, as a child. When writing these essays she was 9-10 years old. Topics of the essays include family life, a fictional moral story, descriptions of the weather, as well as significant historic events such as the Saarabstimmung (1935 Saar status referendum). Furthermore, she mentions Adolf Hitler (German chancellor) and the Sturmabteilung (Paramilitary organization run by Nazi Germany) in these essays. In this collection, she includes an illustration with each essay.

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Ernst Stuhlinger Collection
Box 2
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections, Huntsville, Alabama



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Stuhlinger, Irmgard, “Irmgard Stuhlinger School Essays, 1934-1935,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed June 7, 2023,

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