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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 17 Collections and/or Records:

Berlin Gasworks Bill, 1943 February 24

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

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

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

Discharge from Wittenauer Sanatorium, 1942 April 11

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

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

Letter from Łódź Ghetto, 1942 February 16

Identifier: B333.03.0001.0003.00001
Overview Letter from Georg and Alice Loewenstein when they were in the Łódź Ghetto, Poland to Marie Loewenstein in Berlin, Germany. Preprinted card with blanks that Georg and Alice have filled in so that the message reads, "Łódź Ghetto, the 16 II. 1942 [February 16, 1942], To Frau Marie Loewenstein, Berlin W. 30, Motz Strasse Nr. 22, Acknowledge receipt of a money order for, RM. 10, Dr. Georg & Alice Loewenstein, [illegible address]." Above their names are written Israel and Sara, names some Jews...
Dates: 1942 February 16

Letter from the American Consulate General in Berlin, Germany, 1938 December 31

Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00002
Overview Letter from the American General Consulate in Berlin to Max Loewenstein assigning the family reserve numbers. The reserve numbers were their place on the waiting list to apply for admission to the United States. Reserve numbers 8960, 8961, and 8962 meant they would be allowed to apply for a visa sometime in 1943 or 1944.
Dates: 1938 December 31

Letter from the Reich Association of Jews in Germany, 1940 August 1

Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00001
Overview Letter from Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland.--Abteilung Wanderung, the Reich Association of Jews in Germany Aid Agency, to Dr. Max Loewenstein informing him that they have contacted friends in New York and Sao Paulo but are still waiting for help for the Loewensteins to emigrate. This Association was a front for the Nazis to deport Jews. Once the Association staff had served their purpose, they were transported to concentration camps. Translation from Henry Lowenstein: ...
Dates: 1940 August 1

Letter of Admittance to Wittenauer Sanatorium, 1941 September 25

Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00002
Overview Letter admitting Dr. Max Loewenstein into Wittenauer Heilstätten, Wittenauer Sanatorium, written on Wittenauer Sanatorium letterhead, addressed to Marie Loewenstein. This letter also promises transfer of the family's ration cards to her. Ration cards listed are for food, an ID card, household goods, and clothing. Shortly after Max Loewenstein was admitted, the Nazis began a major roundup of Berlin's Jews to send them to the Eastern European ghettos and concentration camps.
Dates: 1941 September 25

Loewenstein Family Portrait, 1939 May

Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00007
Overview Left to right: Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein], Karin Steinberg, Max "Vatchen" Loewenstein, and Marie "Mautzy" Loewenstein pose for a family portrait in Berlin, Germany shortly before Heinrich left for England on the Kindertransport.
Dates: 1939 May