Lillian Poltere lived in Shanghai, and
attended the Shanghai American School, graduating in 1939. In 1940, she and her family
emigrated to the United States, where she eventually settled in San Diego. The
collection contains materials mostly related to Poltere’s time at the Shanghai American
School, including commencement programs and photographs, a program for a play produced
by the school, copies of the school newspaper
, and other related newspaper clippings. Also included in the
collection is Poltere’s father’s curfew pass from the Shanghai Municipal Police, and
pictorials from the
Shanghai Sunday Times and
The Sunday Tribune.
Lillian Poltere lived in Shanghai, and attended the Shanghai American School, graduating
in 1939. In 1940, she and her family emigrated to the United States, where she
eventually settled in San Diego.
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