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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:

Red Cross Letter, between 1944 February 25-March 28

 Item
Identifier: B333.04.0001.0004.00002
Overview Letter written by Marie Loewenstein in Berlin, Germany to Henry Loewenstein in Church Farm, Whipsnade, Dunstable, Beds, England through the Red Cross, dated by Marie February 25, 1944, stamped by an English post office March 11, 1944, and stamped received March 28, 1944. The front of this letter includes instructions in German and French for sending the letter, Marie's address, Henry's address, and a message about how the family is well and they miss Henry and long for a reunion signed by Max,...
Dates: between 1944 February 25-March 28

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

Red Cross Letter, 1941 March 21

 File
Identifier: B333.04.0001.0004.00008
Overview One typed letter on International Committee of the Red Cross Letterhead to Mademoiselle (Henry's mother) providing an update on Henry. The letterhead is in French and type is in French. Letter states that Henry is in good health and working on Church Farm in Whipsnade.
Dates: 1941 March 21

Replacement Workbook, 1944 December 7

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Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00018
Overview Marie Loewenstein's workbook issued by the Nazi government. Front cover is a form filled out by hand with Marie's name, birth date and place, address, and signature. Back cover are the rules for the use of the replacement card. Inside of the workbook, are columns titled Name and Location of the Company (Contractor) (Company Stamp), Type of Operation or the Operation Department, Date of Commencement of Employment, Type of Employment (as accurately as possible), Date of Termination of...
Dates: 1944 December 7

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

RMPBS Arts District Program, 2013

 File
Identifier: B333.08.0013.0013
Scope and Contents Rocky Mountain PBS presented "The Life and Artwork of Maria Lowenstein" on the television show Arts District. The segment also included set designs of Henry Lowenstein. There was also an exhibit at Niza Knoll Gallery and another exhibit at the University of Denver. The folder contains correspondence and a biographical sketch. There is also a DVD of the Arts District program segment.
Dates: 2013

Rosenstrasse Memorial, 2001

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Identifier: B333.02.01.00003
Overview Statue at the Rosenstrasse Memorial in Berlin, Germany to honor Germans, mostly women, who protested the deportation of their Jewish spouses and children during the Rosenstrasse Protest. Marie Loewenstein and Karin Steinberg joined the thousands of Germans for six days, even facing S.S. machine guns. Max Loewenstein was among those saved from transportation to East European concentration camps.
Dates: 2001

Rosenstrasse Memorial, 2001

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Identifier: B333.02.01.00004
Overview Henry Lowenstein standing beside a statue at the Rosenstrasse Memorial in Berlin, Germany to honor the Germans, mostly women, who protested the deportation of their Jewish spouses and children during the Rosenstrasse Protest. Marie Loewenstein and Karin Steinberg joined the thousands of Germans for six days, even facing S.S. machine guns. Max Loewenstein was among those saved from transportation to East European concentration camps.
Dates: 2001

Russian Certificate, 1916 August 15

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Identifier: B333.08.0008.0001.00003
Overview Document in Russian dated August 15, 1916. Says "Certification" across the top in Russian. Maria studied art in Russia but this could be a nursing or medical care related certificate. Mentions a person with the name Anna Arturonvna Bätge (rendered БЕТГЕ in Cyrillic) This would be a daughter to Arthur Ernest Bätge, and sister to Maria Loewenstein. It refers to the period April 1915 to January 1916, and was issued from a difficult to decipher named evacuation hospital no. 131.
Dates: 1916 August 15

Second Clothing Ration Card, between 1940-1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00021
Overview Clothing ration card issued to Marie Loewenstein. The front cover is filled out by hand with Marie's name and address. The rest of the covers explains the legalities of the ration book, the assessment for substances, and the value of the goods. The inside of the card lists types of clothing and what they are worth. Around the edge are ration tabs some with Roman numerals and some with valid from dates. Most of these tabs are missing.
Dates: between 1940-1945