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Loewenstein, Maria (Marie Lilli Margarete), 1894-1982



Marie [Maria] Lilli Margarete Bätge, b. Tallinn, m. Herr Steinberg, had one daughter, Karin M. Steinberg; then m. Dr. Max Israel Löwenstein (later Max Israel Loewenstein) in 1925; their son Ernst Heinrich Löwenstein (later Henry Lowenstein) b. July 4, 1925 was sent from Berlin to to England on the Kindertransport in 1939; the rest of the family emigrated to the United States in 1946, where they were joined by their son in 1947. __ __ __Her birth and baptismal certificate : B333.02.0001.0002.00007 (Marie Lilli Margarete Bätge, b. Reval, 1894 am 27 Marz am 1o Uhr morgens) Her certificate of marriage to Max Israel Loewenstein : B333.02.0001.0002.00009 (Marie Lilli Margarete Steinberg, m. 1925) Certificate of Identity : B333.06.0001.0006.00001.00001 (maiden name Marie Betge, b. Reval, Estonia, April 9, 1894) Her International Rescue and Relief Committee ID card, 1946 : B333.06.0001.0006.00008 (Maria Loewenstein) Lowenstein Family Holocaust Exhibit Booklet, 2009 : B333/07-0001.0007.00001 (Maria Loewenstein )

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Address Book and Contents, 1955-1975

Identifier: B333.08.0013.0002

This folder contains Maria Lowenstein's address book and loose contents, including exhibit fliers and membership cards for the Denver Art Museum, Denver Allied Arts Guild and he Artists Equity Association, Incorporated. It also has a card for "Maria Lowenstein Dressmaking & Alterations at your home or mine, 234 East 63rd street, New York 21, NY, Templeton 8-4674."

Dates: 1955-1975

"Americans by Choice" Distinguished Service Award, 1972-1988

Identifier: B333.08.0013.0004

Folder containes fourteen nomination letters suggesting Maria Lowenstein for the Americans by Choice Distinguished Citizen Award including letter from the DAR and the YWCA. Also included is the citizenship day even program from September 17, 1972 and two newspaper clipplings with Maria mentioned and pictured. Lastly a letter from Henry in 1988 informing the Citizenshp Day committee of his mothers passing in 1982 after they had invited her to the celebration.

Dates: 1972-1988

Art Exhibits, 1963-1971

Identifier: B333.08.0013.0009
Scope and Contents

Contains exhibit publicity flyers, announcements and receipts of Maria Lowenstein's art exhibits. Also a record of her donating to the Johnson-Humphrey Presidential Campaign fundraiser "Artists for Johnson-Humphrey" Auction.

Dates: 1963-1971

Art - Prices and Sizes, 1963-1978

Identifier: B333.08.0013.0008
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten and typed lists of the prices and sizes of Maria Lowenstein's art. Also a late 1960s or 1970s resume of Maria's shows and a 1978 thank you note from Channel 6 for Maria's donation to their art auction.

Dates: 1963-1978

Berlin Gasworks Bill, 1943 February 24

Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00016

Berliner Gaswerke, Berlin Gasworks, bill addressed to Dr. Max Loewenstein. Marie Loewenstein used this receipt to prove residency in her apartment.

Dates: 1943 February 24

Berlin Power and Light Bill, 1942 November

Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00015

Receipt and bill from Berliner Kraft- und Licht (Bewag)-Aktiengesellschaft, Berlin Power and Light, Berlin, Germany used by Marie Loewenstein to prove residency in her apartment. Front cover is an advertisement for the company. On the back cover is a list of important information. Inside left of the bill is a receipt that has been filled out and is addressed to Dr. Max Loewenstein. Inside right side is a bill addressed to Dr. Max Loewenstein, it has not been filled out.

Dates: 1942 November

Box 2, 1946-1970

 File — Box B333.08.0002: Series B333.08 [Barcode: U186023258884]
Identifier: B333.08.0002
Scope and Contents

Contains drawings and correspondence

Dates: 1946-1970

Box 4, 1964

 File — Box B333.08.0004: Series B333.08 [Barcode: U186023261277]
Identifier: B333.08.0004

Acrylic painting entitled "Entranced" painted by Maria Lowenstein in 1964.

Dates: 1964

Box 6, circa 1960

 File — Box B333.08.0006: Series B333.08 [Barcode: U186023261293]
Identifier: B333.08.0006

Acrylic painting "The Edge of Town."

Dates: circa 1960

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