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Box 1, 1886-1971

 File — Box: B333.01.0001
Identifier: B333.08.0001

Overview

Documents from the Loewenstein and Bätge families: Russian document dated August 15, 1916; Wedding certificate of Ernst Karl Baetge and Theresa Sophie Agathe Berg on August 25, 1886 amd a tramscript of the certificate; and two newspaper articles about Maria Lowenstein on poster board (1971).

Dates

  • 1886-1971

Extent

From the Collection: 26.75 Linear Feet (15 containers)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Materials in this collection were gathered and preserved by Henry Lowenstein's mother Maria Loewenstein. Materials include legal documents and correspondence from the Nazi government of Germany, identification papers issued by the Nazi government, ration books, personal correspondence including letters from family sent through the Red Cross and friends in the Theresienstadt Concntration Camp and Lodz (Lodj) Ghetto, photographs, legal documents and utility receipts used by Maria Loewenstein to prove she was not a Jew, admission and discharge papers from the Wittenauer Sanatorium, Socialist Democratic Party membership cards, and Henry Lowenstein's videographed oral history and an exhibit book containing a brief written history of his family. The collection also contains artwork created by Marie and Henry Lowenstein. The collection ranges from 1848 to 2013.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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