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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 44 Collections and/or Records:

Berlin Gasworks Bill, 1943 February 24

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00016
Overview 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

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00015
Overview 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

Certificate of Identity in Lieu of Passport, 1946 June 27

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Identifier: B333.06.0001.0006.00001
Overview Certificate of identity in lieu of passports for Max Loewenstein and Marie Loewenstein issued by the U. S. Consulate General in Berlin, Germany. This document was issued when the Loewensteins needed to be rushed out of Germany to the United States to save their lives. Front side is a type filled form that describes Max Loewenstein, his name, birth date and place, marital status, citizenship, occupation, height, and description. Marie Loewenstein's birth date and place are listed. ...
Dates: 1946 June 27

Clothing Ration Card, between 1940-1945

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Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00023
Overview Clothing ration card issued to Marie Loewenstein. The front cover of the card is filled out by hand with Marie's name and address and stamped with the name and address of a shoemaker, "Clemens Polley, Bülowstraße 3." The inside of the card contains lists of articles of clothing and their value. The edges of the card were ration coupons and most are missing.
Dates: between 1940-1945

Correspondence, 1939-1984

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0001
Overview Contains correspondence, envelopes, picture postcards and notes. Most of the correspondence is in German, but the picture postcards are in English and have photos, circa 1900, but cards were mailed in January-March of 1960 from Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Maria in Denver. There is no signature from the sender on the postcards. One letter in English written to the Lowenstein family in Berlin from a Rita (?) in Birmingham, England.
Dates: 1939-1984

Deportation Summons Disguised as a Notice of Eviction, before 1942 March 31

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Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00005
Overview Notice of eviction addressed to Marie Loewenstein by Jüdische Kultusvereinigung zu Berlin e.V., the Jewish Cultural Association in Berlin. The letter requests its recipient come to the Jewish Cultural Association in Berlin building with every member of their household at 11:00 a.m. on March 31, 1942, a date stamp reads 31 Mar 1941. It contains a threat of "more severe measures" for failure to appear. This letter was sent to Jewish families to gather them for transportation on trains to...
Dates: before 1942 March 31

Despair, 1944

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Identifier: B333.02.01.00005
Overview "Despair," a drawing by Marie Loewenstein.
Dates: 1944

Discharge from Wittenauer Sanatorium, 1942 April 11

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Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00012
Overview Letter that served as official discharge papers sent to Marie Loewenstein [Löwenstein in this document] for Dr. Max Loewenstein to leave Wittenauer Heilstätten, Wittenauer Sanatorium. Letter is on official Wittenauer Sanatorium stationary. Max was to be released on April 12, 1942.
Dates: 1942 April 11

Drawing of Max Loewenstein, circa 1945

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Identifier: B333.05.01.00001
Overview Framed drawing of Dr. Max Loewenstein drawn by Marie Loewenstein.
Dates: circa 1945

"Gedichte von Georg Snlvefter Dierech" or "Poems by Georg Snlvefter Dierech", 1922

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0014.00001
Scope and Contents German poetry book with green fabric cover; heavily faded on the binding. Book is inscribed "For Katinka from Sylvester A.D. 1950 Westbrook, Conn." Presumably Maria Lowenstein acquired the book while she was living in the Northeast. She did have art shows in Connecticut.
Dates: 1922; Event: 1950