H. (Henrietta) May Steinmesch

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: May 09, 1893

Date of Death: May 21, 1979

Notes: She and 3 women established La Confrerie Alongine in 1915

Archive/Repository: Special Collections, Newman Library,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, IAWA, Ms86-016

Sources: http://www.awa-la.org/history.php


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Employer: City Plan Commission

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Employer: U.S. Engineers

City: Scott Fields

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Employer: U.S. Air Force, Aeronautical Chart Plant

City: St. Louis

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Employer: Western Division of USO Building Services

City: San Francisco

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Employer: Henry Gutterson, FAIA

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Employer: Redevelopment Agency

City: San Francisco

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Employer: Own office

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Notes: Interior Design


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Notable Projects

Title: Model of City of St. Louis

Description: Showing all city planning projects then existing or contemplated in the near future

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Institution: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Degree: B.S. Architecture

Notes: C. 1915


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Professional Affiliations

Organization: Association of Women in Architecture (AWA)

Role: Founding Member and National President

Start Date: January 01, 1915

Notes: Founding member of La Confrerie Alongine, later AWA

Organization: AWA, Los Angeles Chapter

Role: Member

Organization: Western Division of the USO Building Services, San Francisco Area

Role: Associate Building Director

Organization: Redevelopment Agency, San Francisco

Role: Assistant Redevelopment Planner

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