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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 118 Collections and/or Records:

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

Loewenstein Family Portrait, 1939 May

Identifier: B333.01.01.00013
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

Loewenstein Family Portrait, circa 1940

Identifier: B333.03.01.00001
Overview Left to right standing: Max Loewenstein, Alice Loewenstein, Marie Loewenstein, and Georg Loewenstein and, sitting in front, Ernestine Goetz Loewenstein "Grandma Omchen" pose together in front of a house, Berlin, Germany.
Dates: circa 1940

Lowenstein Art Showing, 1971 May 3

Identifier: B333.08.0008.0001.00004
Overview Two newspaper articles about Maria Lowenstein's one woman show in 1971 at the Gallery of the United Bank of Denver Lobby. The Rocky Mountain News article features a picture of Maria standing with one of her paintings and another image of a painting below. Articles both give very brief biographical infomation and mention her cureent work is all done in acrylic and focues on her recent travels. the articles are mounted on a piece of cardboard.
Dates: 1971 May 3

Lowenstein, B333, Accrual

Identifier: 2016.151

Maria Loewenstein's Temporary Identification Papers, 1946 February 11

Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00006
Overview Maria Loewenstein's temporary identification papers issued after World War II by the Polizeipräsident in Berlin. The front cover says Temporary ID in German and the number, Nr. L. 0011106. The back cover has not been filled out. The rest of this page, the section for children under the age of fifteen, is blank. Left side interior of the card contains information about Maria Loewenstein: name, occupation, birth date and place, nationality, and fingerprint. Right side interior has a...
Dates: 1946 February 11