Heinrich Loewenstein and Ingrid Lind, 1939 May 1
Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] and Ingrid Lind, his cousin, pose together on a sidewalk in Berlin, Germany on May 1, 1939, May Day. May 1 was declared National Labour Day and adopted by the Nazi's as one of their holidays. On May 1, 1939, Hitler and other Nazi Party leaders gave speeches at Berlin's Olympic Stadium and Nazi flags were hung around Berlin. A few days after this photograph was taken Ingrid fled to Denmark. A few weeks after this photograph was taken Heinrich left Germany on the Kindertransport.
- 1939 May 1
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Scope and Contents
Documents, photographs, and digital images from the Loewenstein and Bätge families before World War II, primarily documents pertaining to Heinrich Loewenstein's escape from Berlin on the Kindertransport.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Good 6457 x 4370 pixels
Donated by Henry Lowenstein.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Original photograph retained by donor.
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on back of original photograph: "Berlin Summer 1939."