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Certificate of Identity in Lieu of Passport, 1946 June 27

Identifier: B333.06.0001.0006.00001


Certificate of identity in lieu of passports for Max Loewenstein and Marie Loewenstein issued by the U. S. Consulate General in Berlin, Germany. This document was issued when the Loewensteins needed to be rushed out of Germany to the United States to save their lives. Front side is a type filled form that describes Max Loewenstein, his name, birth date and place, marital status, citizenship, occupation, height, and description. Marie Loewenstein's birth date and place are listed. Photographs of Max and Marie are stapled to the page, signed, and stamped by the consulate general. Max Loewenstein and the U. S. Consul, A. E. Hawley, have signed the form. Back side has two large square stamps titled Immigration Visa. One box is filled out for Max Loewenstein with the visa number 6114, dated June 27, 1946, and signed with Max's signature and two illegible signatures. One box is filled out for Marie Loewenstein with the visa number 25, dated July 10, 1946, and signed with Marie's signature and two illegible signatures.


  • 1946 June 27


Digital Repository

Certificate of Identity in Lieu of Passport

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1 items (sheet)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Documentation used to get Max Loewenstein, Marie Loewenstein, and Karin Steinberg out of Berlin, Germany and into the United States in 1946. Henry Lowenstein's ticket from England to the United States in 1947.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 31 x 21 centimeters


Donated by Henry Loewenstein.


Title supplied by archivist.

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