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Berlin (Germany)

 Subject
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 13 Collections and/or Records:

Clothing Ration Card, between 1940-1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00024
Abstract Clothing ration card issued to Karin Steinberg. The front cover of the card is filled out by hand with Karin's name and address and stamped with the name and address of a shoemaker, "Clemens Polley, Bülowstraße 3." The back cover is stamped with the date, June 19, 1940. The inside of the card contains lists of articles of clothing and their value. The edges of the card were ration coupons and most are missing.
Dates: between 1940-1945

Heinrich Loewenstein and Karin Steinberg, 1939 May 1

 Item
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

HUNGER, 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.01.00006
Abstract "HUNGER," a drawing by Marie Loewenstein. Marie drew this picture of her daughter Karin Steinberg on a piece of scrap paper with a bit of burnt wood from bomb damage.
Dates: 1945

Hunger, 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.08.0003.00005
Abstract Charcoal drawing on paper of young woman sitting on single bed (Maria Loewenstein's daughter Karin Steinberg. Her shoulders are hunched and her lower arms rest on the top her thighs. She looks off behind the artist’s right side with a vacant stare. The bed has a pillow and blanket but the rest of the area is bare. The drawing was done on wall paper with charcoal from bombed buildings in Berlin.
Dates: 1945

Karin Steinberg and Monica, circa 1941

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.01.00002
Abstract Left to right: Karin Steinberg and Monica sit on a park bench with their arms around each other. Monica moved in with the Loewenstein family after her Jewish mother died as her father was a Nazi. She later committed suicide.
Dates: circa 1941

Loewenstein Family Portrait, 1939 May

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00007
Abstract Left to right: Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein], Karin Steinberg, Max "Vatchen" Loewenstein, and Marie "Mautzy" Loewenstein pose for a family portrait in Berlin, Germany shortly before Heinrich left for England on the Kindertransport.
Dates: 1939 May

Loewenstein Family Portrait, circa 1929

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Identifier: B333.01.01.00007
Abstract Left to right: Max Loewenstein, Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein], Karin Steinberg, and Marie Loewenstein posed for a family portrait.
Dates: circa 1929

Loewenstein Family Portrait, 1939 May

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.01.00013
Abstract Left to right: Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein], Karin Steinberg, Max "Vatchen" Loewenstein, and Marie "Mautzy" Loewenstein pose for a family portrait in Berlin, Germany shortly before Heinrich left for England on the Kindertransport.
Dates: 1939 May

Lowenstein Family Papers and Art

 Collection
Identifier: B333
Abstract Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence,...
Dates: 1848-2014; Majority of material found within 1939-1948

Oral History Interview with Henry Lowenstein, 2011 February 5-20

 Item
Identifier: B333.07.0001.0007.00002
Abstract An unedited video interview with Henry Lowenstein on three DVDs. A fourth DVD holds the MP4 copies of the interview.
Dates: 2011 February 5-20