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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 42 Collections and/or Records:

Address Book and Contents, 1955-1975

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0002
Overview 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

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Identifier: B333.08.0013.0004
Overview 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 - Prices and Sizes, 1963-1978

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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

Copy of Dr. Arthur Ernst Bätge and Therese Sophie Agathe Berg's Marriage Certificate, 1933 September 12

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Identifier: B333.08.0008.0001.00001
Overview A copy of Dr. Arthur Ernst Bätge and Therese Sophie Agathe Berg's, Maria's parents, marriage certificate from the Estonian vital statistics archive. The copy was produced on September 12, 1933 in Tallin, Estonia and has two 25 cent stamps attached at bottom. The form is filled out by hand in ink. This was one form produced by Maria's to the prove her non-Jewish heritage.
Dates: 1933 September 12; Event: 1886 August 25

"Despair", 1945

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Identifier: B333.08.0007.00002
Scope and Contents Ink wash painting titled "Despair" of a woman sitting on a short stool in front of a Fanklin stove with the door open and a pot on top. Sitting on the floor is an empty basket. Behind the woman is a window and a shelf with a candle and two canisters. Ink wash is done on an old roll of unused wallpaper as stated by the artist in a 1971 Rocky Mountain News Article. See B333.08.0001.0001.00004.
Dates: 1945

"Elias und die Raben" or Elias and the Ravens, 1946

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Identifier: B333.08.0008.00002
Scope and Contents Printed copy of an ink wash painting titled "Elias und die Raben" by the artist; "Elias und die Raben" is "Elias and the Ravens" in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees with the mountains in the background and six birds flying overhead.
Dates: 1946

"Elias und die Raben" or Elias and the Ravens, 1946

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Identifier: B333.08.0008.00003
Scope and Contents Ink wash painting titled "Elias und die Raben" by the artist; "Elias und die Raben" is "Elias and the Ravens" in German. The painting is of an old man on his knees with the mountains in the background and six birds flying overhead.
Dates: 1946

"Entranced", 1964

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Identifier: B333.08.0004.00001
Scope and Contents Box contains one acrylic painting by Maria Lowenstein, done while she was living in Denver. Painting is of six figures, all with head coverings, grouped together. Three figures on the top appear female while the two figures on the lower left appear male. On the center right is a figure whose face is covered by their hands. Artist signature "Maria" in bottom left corner. The work is done is a cubist style using mostly shades of blue with some red and cream colored accents and black outlines. The...
Dates: 1964

Exhibit Paintings, 2013

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Identifier: B333.08.0013.0019
Scope and Contents Contains information on the paintings and frame orders for several exhibits in 2013 and photographs of some of the paintings. There is also a CD with some images of paintings. Photographs were done by Bob (Robert) Zimmerman.
Dates: 2013