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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Hunger, 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.00005
Overview Charcoal drawing on paper of young woman sitting on single bed (Maria Loewenstein's daughter Karin Steinberg. Her shoulders are hunched and her lower arms rest on the top her thighs. She looks off behind the artist’s right side with a vacant stare. The bed has a pillow and blanket but the rest of the area is bare. The drawing was done on wall paper with charcoal from bombed buildings in Berlin.
Dates: 1945

Max Lowenstein's Ration Card, 1945-1946

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Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00007
Overview Ration card issued to Max Lowenstien, ID number 6389 in district M by the "Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin" or the "Jewish Community in Berlin." The bottom of the card is signed "Maria Lowenstein." Ten columns across back titled Kartoffeln (potato), Gemüse (vegetables) and then labeld A-H. There are several date stamps across the columns.
Dates: 1945-1946

Oral History Audio-cassette Tapes, 1966-1976

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0014.0002
Scope and Contents Contains 26 audio-cassettes of oral histories by Maria Lowenstein, most done in the late 1970s. Maria talks about her childhood in Estonia, WWI, WWII, Nazis, finding Henry Lowenstein, Karin Steinberg, and Ingrid Lind. Also, one DVD with 29 mp3 files of the interviews and an Excel index.
Dates: 1966-1976

Red Cross Letter, 1940 April 26

 File
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

Report to Berlin Police, 1934 April 5

 File
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

United States Lines Affidavit of Support, 1939 November 25

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00014
Overview Affidavit of support filled out by Nathan Greensberg of Williamsport, PA stating that he is willing to take in the Lowenstein family who are applying to visas to the United States because of religious persecution. The affidavit labels the Lowenstein family as good friends of Nathan Greensberg and states that the Lowenstein’s may remain with him until such time that they become self-supporting. The form lists the family's birth dates, countries of birth and occupations.
Dates: 1939 November 25