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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 118 Collections and/or Records:

Digitized Photographs, 1945-1946

 Sub-Series
Identifier: B333.05.01
Abstract Photographs of the Loewenstein family.
Dates: 1945-1946

Discharge from Wittenauer Sanatorium, 1942 April 11

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00012
Abstract Letter that served as official discharge papers sent to Marie Loewenstein [Löwenstein in this document] for Dr. Max Loewenstein to leave Wittenauer Heilstätten, Wittenauer Sanatorium. Letter is on official Wittenauer Sanatorium stationary. Max was to be released on April 12, 1942.
Dates: 1942 April 11

Dr. Max Loewenstein, 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.01.00002
Abstract Dr. Max Loewenstein in Berlin, Germany after World War II.
Dates: 1945

Drawing of Max Loewenstein, circa 1945

 Item
Identifier: B333.05.01.00001
Abstract Framed drawing of Dr. Max Loewenstein drawn by Marie Loewenstein.
Dates: circa 1945

Emigration, between 1946-1947

 File
Identifier: B333.06.0001.0006
Abstract Documents from the Loewensteins' immigration to the United States. File includes Dr. Max and Marie Loewenstein's identification papers, passenger tickets for Max and Marie Loewenstein and Karin Steinberg on the SS Marine Perch, a card from the American Consulate General Visa Division, Dr. Max Loewenstein's embarkation card, a card from the A.J.D.C. National Refugee Service, an International Rescue and Relief Committee card for Marie Loewenstein, instructions to Henry Lowenstein for travel on...
Dates: between 1946-1947

"Encounter" Poem, June 1942

 Item
Identifier: B333.02.0001.0002.00017
Abstract An poem by Thekla Stoll circulated among the Jews in Berlin, Germany. The poem speaks of the despair of the Jews' condition and the hope the author sees in the spirit of the Jews. Translation from Henry Lowenstein: "Today I saw 1,000 disturbed people, Today I saw 1,000 Jews, wandering into oblivion, Into the gray of the cold morning drew the condemned Leaving behind what once was their life. They stepped through the gates, glancing back, As they left everything outside, their homeland,...
Dates: June 1942

Envelope Contained Łódź Ghetto Letter, 1942 June 11

 Item
Identifier: B333.03.0001.0003.00002
Abstract Envelope with a window front and stamped. Circle with "Berlin N 4, 11.6.42," "2834, J. K. V., N4, Oranienburger Strasse 29," and a square with the Nazi eagle, "003, Deutsche [illegible]." According to the family the envelope contained the letter from Georg and Alice Loewenstein in the Łódź Ghetto.
Dates: 1942 June 11

Erna Eylenburg, between 1937-1939

 Item
Identifier: B333.01.0001.0001.00003
Abstract Studio portrait of Erna Eylenburg, daughter of Loewenstein family friends Drs. Ernst and Elisabeth Eylenburg. Erna, at fifteen years old, and her younger brother Walter, age nine, escaped to the Netherlands on March 30, 1939. Eylenburg was on one of the first transports from the Netherlands to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp and was murdered there in 1942. The rest of the Eylenburg family, Drs. Ernst and Elisabeth, and Walter, were interned in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp before...
Dates: between 1937-1939

Heinrich Loewenstein, circa 1939

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

Heinrich Loewenstein and Ingrid Lind, 1939 May 1

 Item
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