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Lowenstein family

 Family

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Application for Compensation, 1955 April

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00012
Overview Application from the Compensation Office headed: "Application On the basis of the federal supplementary security for compensation for victims of national socialist persecution." Application goes along with the Notice of Compensations.
Dates: 1955 April

Employment Verification Letter for Karin Steinberg , 1938 May 21

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00016
Overview One page handwritten letter in German script verifying employment of Karin Steinberg at Modesalon, a beauty salon.
Dates: 1938 May 21

Family Photographs, 1935-1980

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0006
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous photographs of the Lowenstein family members (both individual and group shots), including the family after they were reunited in Pennsylvania. A number of individual photos of Maria and a few photos unknown individuals also included. Three circa 1960s black and white negatives of small children, probably Maria's grandchildren.
Dates: 1935-1980

Lowenstein Family Papers and Art

 Collection
Identifier: B333
Overview Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence,...
Dates: 1848-2014; Majority of material found within 1939-1948

Notice Sheet, 1934 December 17

 File
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00018
Overview Notice sheet for health insurance. Translation needed. Dated at the bottom 17.12.34.
Dates: 1934 December 17

Notice Sheet from the Compensation Office, 1953 December

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00010
Overview Notice sheet from the Compensation Office headed: "Notice for the justification and credibility of the claims harm to property and assets of the Berlin Compensation Act in conjunction with the Federal Government Act on Compensation for Victims of National Socialist Persecution". Probably directions or requirements for filling out the Application for compensation B333.01.0005.00012.
Dates: 1953 December

Notice Sheet from the Compensation Office, 1955 March

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00011
Overview Notice sheet from the Compensation Office headed: "Notice for the justification and credibility of the claims harm to property and assets of the Berlin Compensation Act in conjunction with the Federal Government Act on Compensation for Victims of National Socialist Persecution." Probably an updated version of B333.05.0001.0005.00010. Likely directions or requirements for filling out the Application for compensation B333.01.0005.00012.
Dates: 1955 March

Postage Stamps, 1873-1923

 File
Identifier: B333.09.0013.0020
Overview Folder contains stamp book pages with stamps primarily from Germany, but also from England and Russia. May have been collected by Henry as a child since a number of the stamps are from Germany..
Dates: 1873-1923

Red Cross Letter, 1940 April 26

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Identifier: B333.04.0001.0004.00007
Overview One typed letter on International Committee of the Red Cross Letterhead to Frau Marie Lowenstein (Henry's mother) providing an update on Henry. The letterhead is in French and type is in German. Letter states that Henry is doing well and that they were able to pass along the message that his grandmother had passed away.
Dates: 1940 April 26

Red Cross Letter, 1941 March 21

 File
Identifier: B333.04.0001.0004.00008
Overview One typed letter on International Committee of the Red Cross Letterhead to Mademoiselle (Henry's mother) providing an update on Henry. The letterhead is in French and type is in French. Letter states that Henry is in good health and working on Church Farm in Whipsnade.
Dates: 1941 March 21