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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 117 Collections and/or Records:

Maria Lowenstein's Exemption from Clearance Work, 1945 May 19

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00008
Overview Document from the Mayor of Berlin-Schöneberg certifying that Maria does not have to participate in the "clearance work" or "clearing rubble" because of her "hours as a business helper" in an office, possibly a medical office. At this point Berlin was badly damaged by the war.
Dates: 1945 May 19

Marie Lilli Margarete Bätge Steinberg, 1915

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.01.00006
Overview A young Marie Lilli Margarete Bätge Steinberg, Henry Lowenstein's mother, posed for a formal portrait.
Dates: 1915

Max and Maria Lowenstein Death Information, 1948-1983

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0011
Overview Contains death certificate, obituaries, contains note to the Rabbi from 1948, and cemetery request for payment and receipts of payment in 1970. Also contains Maria's will, eulogies, condolence notes, and burial information.
Dates: 1948-1983

Max Lowenstein's Declaration of Intention for Naturalization, 1947 March 15

 Item
Identifier: B333.06.0001.0006.00015
Overview A triplicate copy of Max Lowenstein's Declaration of Intention for naturalization. The form is an official U. S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service form filled out with a typewriter and signed By Max Lowenstein and the deputy clerk. The form includes Max's current address, brief physical description, birthplace, where he originally came to in the U. S. and where from, and information on Marie, Karin and Henry. A small photograph of Henry is attached.
Dates: 1947 March 15

Max Lowenstein's Ration Card, 1945-1946

 Item
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

Mother and Child, circa 1960

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.00007
Overview Oil painting on masonite board of a woman and child, possibly Madonna and Child. Woman with head scarf and long full robes sits on a wooden bench by an window holding a wrapped child in her arms. She looks down at the child's face with rays of light shinging through the window on the two; an indication it may be the Madonna and Child. Painting is done is an expressionist style using brown, blue, green and yellow tones.
Dates: circa 1960

National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1987-1988

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0012
Scope and Contents Folder contains correspondence between Henry Lowenstein and the museum, notes, copies of clippings, Maria's resume, and 15 identified slides of Maria Lowenstein's paintings in the National Museum of Women in the Arts research center.
Dates: 1987-1988

Newspaper Articles, 1959-2013

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0005
Overview Folder full of newspapper clippings and photocopies of articles of articles about Maria Lowenstein, her life and her art. Artcles range from 1959-2013 with the bulk of the articles from the 1960s.
Dates: 1959-2013

Niza Knoll Gallery Exhibit, 2013-2014

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0018
Scope and Contents File contains exhibit planning notes relating to timeline and tasks, images of paintings, and information on paintings, such as title, dimension, medium and price, for the "Honoring the life and art of Maria Lowenstein" at the Niza Knoll Gallery. An unsigned copy of the exhibit and consignment agreement and the rules and regulations of the gallery as well as printed cards and fliers for the exhibit and a gallery business card are included.
Dates: 2013-2014

Notice Sheet, 1934 December 17

 File
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00018
Overview Notice sheet for health insurance. Translation needed. Dated at the bottom 17.12.34.
Dates: 1934 December 17