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Berlin (Germany)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File
Scope Note: For headings before 1949 and after 1990. Headings for 1949-1990 are found under: Berlin (Germany : East); Berlin (Germany : West). Valid for Berlin as a city and as a state.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Heinrich Loewenstein, circa 1939

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Identifier: B333.01.01.00015
Abstract A young Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein].
Dates: circa 1939

Heinrich Loewenstein and Ingrid Lind, 1939 May 1

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Identifier: B333.01.01.00011
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1939 May 1

Heinrich Loewenstein and Karin Steinberg, 1939 May 1

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Identifier: B333.01.01.00012
Abstract Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] and Karin Steinberg 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 weeks after this photograph was taken Heinrich left Germany on the Kindertransport.
Dates: 1939 May 1

Heinrich Loewenstein's Class Portrait at the Wilsnacker Strasse Jewish School in Berlin, between 1937-1939

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Identifier: B333.01.01.00009
Abstract Class photograph of a group of school boys pose around a teacher in the courtyard of the Wilsnacker Strasse Jewish School in Berlin, Germany. Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] kneels third from the left in the front row. The Jewish community in Berlin established the school in an abandoned apartment building on Wilsnacker Strasse after a 1937 decree that forbid Jewish children to attend German schools. The Wilsnacker Strasse school was the last Jewish school in Berlin.
Dates: between 1937-1939

Heinrich Loewenstein's Identification Card Issued by the Police in Berlin, 1939 March 31

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00004
Abstract Identification card issued by the Polizeipräsident in Berlin to Heinrich Löwenstein [Henry Lowenstein] in Berlin, Germany. The issue date is March 31, 1939, and it is valid until March 31, 1944. After Kristallnacht, Jews were required to apply for identification cards. The left side of the interior is a form with blanks labeled issued location, identification number, expiration date, surname, given names, birth date, birthplace, profession, description, and remarks. The right side has a...
Dates: 1939 March 31

Heinrich Loewenstein's Jewish Scout Association Membership Card, 1938

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00012
Abstract Membership card issued by Deutscher Makkabi-Kreis e.V. --Jüdischer Pfadfinderbund Makkabi Hazair, the Jewish Scout Association, to Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] in Berlin, Germany. Inside the front cover is a stamp from the Jewish Scout Association and a photograph of Heinrich. The first page has been filled out by hand with information about Heinrich including his birth date and place, address, and the year he started in the scouts. The next page has been initialed for each month...
Dates: 1938

Kindertransport Travel Instructions, 1939 May 29

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00008
Abstract Letter from the Jewish Welfare and Youth Welfare Office in Berlin notifying the Loewensteins of Heinrich Loewenstein's [Henry Lowenstein, written in this letter as Ernst] place on the Kindertransport. The letter contains the date, time, and location of departure of the transport and Heinrich's permit number. Translation by Henry Loewenstein: "Jewish Welfare and Children's Care Organization, May 25, 1939. We notify you herewith that the transport to England in which your child Ernst is to...
Dates: 1939 May 29

Letter Announcing Heinrich Loewenstein's Place on the Kindertransport, after 1939 February 20

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00005
Abstract Letter on Hampstead Garden Suburb Care Committee for Refugee Children letterhead addressed to Dr. Max Loewenstein. The letter informed Dr. Max Loewenstein the committee had guaranteed a place for Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] on the Kindertransport. If further states that Heinrich's paperwork was received on February 20, 1939 and that the committee will deal with the German authorities. The English Parliament passed a law permitting German Jewish children to settle in England and...
Dates: after 1939 February 20

Letter from Hampstead Garden Suburb Care Committee for Refugee Children, circa 1939

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00009
Abstract Undated letter addressed to Dr. Max Loewenstein from the "Hampstead Garden Suburb Care Committee for Refugee Children, associated with, The World Movement for the Care of Children from Germany. (British inter-aid Committee)." This letter informs the Loewensteins that they can send clothing to Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] in packages weighing less than 10 kilos to an address included in the letter through the British Post. The letter is signed by the secretary of the committee.
Dates: circa 1939

Letter from the American Consulate General in Berlin, Germany, 1938 December 31

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Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00002
Abstract Letter from the American General Consulate in Berlin to Max Loewenstein assigning the family reserve numbers. The reserve numbers were their place on the waiting list to apply for admission to the United States. Reserve numbers 8960, 8961, and 8962 meant they would be allowed to apply for a visa sometime in 1943 or 1944.
Dates: 1938 December 31