Ise Gropius Timeline 2
1923 Visits Weimar Bauhaus, breaks with fiancé, and marries Gropius
1924 Extended stay in sanatorium in Dresden to regain health
1925 Moves to new Bauhaus in Dessau
1928 Moves to Berlin after Gropius resignation from Bauhaus. Visits U.S.A.
1930 Extensive European travel with family and friends, through 1934
1934 Gropiuses leave for Rome, then London. Settle in Lawn Road Flats
1936 Hertha Frank, Ise’s sister dies. Gropiuses adopt her daughter Ati
1937 Moves to U.S.A. Rents Colonial house in Lincoln, Mass.
1938 Builds new Lincoln house on Storrow land
1944 Gropiuses become American citizens
1947 Involved in near fatal car accident. Year-long convalescence
1954 World travel to Australia, Asia, Middle East, and Europe
1969 Walter Gropius dies. Gropius niece comes to stay in house
1973 Decides to leave the Lincoln house to Historic New England
1983 Dies on June 9 in Lexington, Mass.