Singing in America
Maria von Trapp became a household name when her story was turned into the 1959 musical, The Sound of Music, but before that, she and her family immigrated to the United States. Her 1944 Declaration of Intention sheds light on the real Maria von Trapp.
National Archives - Northeast Region (Boston), Records of District Courts of the United States
- NARA's Northeast Region (Boston)
- ARC Gallery: Immigration and Naturalization
- Movie vs. Reality: The Real Story of the von Trapp Family