Stephanie Alioto Wilhelm
|Stephanie Alioto Wilhelm|
|February 27, 1996February 27, 1996|
Art Teacher, preservationist
|👪 Relatives||Joseph Alioto (Brother)|
Wilhelm was born in North Beach and was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the University of California, Berkeley in 1938, majoring in history. She also received a master's degree from Berkeley, and became a professor of art and art history at Lone Mountain College.
Wilhelm served on San Francisco's Landmarks Preservation Board (later renamed as the Historic Preservation Commission). She helped establish the Exploratorium, the Performing Arts Theater at the Palace of Fine Arts, and the Museo ItaloAmericano. The Stephanie Alioto Wilhelm Award of the Museo ItaloAmericano recognizes Italian-Americans in San Francisco who have made a contribution to the arts.
She died of a cardiac arrest on February 27, 1996.
- "OBITUARY -- Stephanie Alioto Wilhelm". San Francisco Chronicle. February 27, 1996.
- "Alioto". San Francisco 1906 Earthquake Marriage Project.
- Lucas, Scott (May 3, 2018). "Charting 120 Years of Aliotos in San Francisco". San Francisco Magazine.
Stephanie, known as Bunny, became a professor of art history at USF and in 1978 helped to found the Museo Italo Americano at Fort Mason.
- Commencement. University of California, Berkeley. 1938. p. 26. Search this book on
- Interview with Peter Macchiarini. The Telegraph Hill Dwellers. 2000. p. 16. Search this book on
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