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

 Person

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 11 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Henry to Lowenstein Family, 1946 May 5-December 29

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Identifier: B333.08.0002.0002
Overview Thirteen letters written by Henry Lowenstein while living in Whipsnade, Durnstable, England to his parents and half-sister. A few are before the family had immigrated but the majority are when the family is in Pennsylvania. Eleven letters are hand written and two are typed. The letters range in date from May 5, 1946-December 29, 1946. Most the letters are addressed to Mauchen (Maria) but are directed at the entire family.
Dates: 1946 May 5-December 29

Correspondence from Henry to Lowenstein Family, 1947 January 12-June 13

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Identifier: B333.08.0002.0003
Overview Twenty-one handwritten letters from Henry Lowenstein mostly while living in Whipsnade, Durnstable, England to his parents and half-sister in Pennsylvania. The letters range in date from January 12, 1947 to June 23 1947. All of the letters are addressed to Mauchen (Maria) but are directed at the entire family. The last letter is on letterhead from the S.S. Marine Flacon stationary and was written on the ship while Henry sailed for the United States to meet his family. In the second to last...
Dates: 1947 January 12-June 13

Mother and Child, circa 1960

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.00007
Overview Oil painting on masonite board of a woman and child, possibly Madonna and Child. Woman with head scarf and long full robes sits on a wooden bench by an window holding a wrapped child in her arms. She looks down at the child's face with rays of light shinging through the window on the two; an indication it may be the Madonna and Child. Painting is done is an expressionist style using brown, blue, green and yellow tones.
Dates: circa 1960

Oral History Interview with Henry Lowenstein, 2011 February 5-20

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Identifier: B333.07.0001.0007.00002
Overview An unedited video interview with Henry Lowenstein on three DVDs. A fourth DVD holds the MP4 copies of the interview.
Dates: 2011 February 5-20

Receipt, 1939 May 21

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00006
Overview Receipt to the amount of 50 Reichmarks filled out for Frau Loewenstein [Marie] in Berlin. This receipt is dated shortly before Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] emigrated out of Germany and is possibly the receipt for the train ticket.
Dates: 1939 May 21

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

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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

Red Cross Letter, between 1944 March 27-April 20

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Identifier: B333.04.0001.0004.00001
Overview Letter written by Marie Loewenstein in Berlin, Germany to Henry Loewenstein in Church Farm, Whipsnade, Dunstable, Beds, England through the Red Cross, dated by Marie March 27, 1944, stamped by the English post office April 4, 1944, and stamped received April 20, 1944. The front of this letter includes instructions in German and French for sending, Marie's address, Henry's address, and the message. The back of this letter is where the receiver could send a response however it is blank except...
Dates: between 1944 March 27-April 20

Red Cross Letter, between 1944 February 25-March 28

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Identifier: B333.04.0001.0004.00002
Overview Letter written by Marie Loewenstein in Berlin, Germany to Henry Loewenstein in Church Farm, Whipsnade, Dunstable, Beds, England through the Red Cross, dated by Marie February 25, 1944, stamped by an English post office March 11, 1944, and stamped received March 28, 1944. The front of this letter includes instructions in German and French for sending the letter, Marie's address, Henry's address, and a message about how the family is well and they miss Henry and long for a reunion signed by Max,...
Dates: between 1944 February 25-March 28

Report to Berlin Police, 1934 April 5

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00017
Overview Report to the Berlin police on April 5, 1934 upon moving into a new apartment. The form is in German and lists the family members names, birth dates, religeon. Has five stamps from the police department.
Dates: 1934 April 5