Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority FileScope 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:
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
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
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
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...
Abstract Household ration identification card issued by the Berlin government to Dr. Max Loewenstein to be presented when purchasing goods. Front cover is filled out by hand with Max's full name and address. A large, red "J" marks this ID card as for a Jewish household. Inside of the card has blanks to be filled in when food or clothing are purchased. Six lines have been stamped and filled in, dated in 1945. A large, red "J" on each page marks this identification card as for a Jewish household. ...
Dates: between 1942-1945
Abstract Household ration identification card issued by the Berlin government to Dr. Max Loewenstein to be presented when purchasing food or clothing. Front cover is filled out by hand with Max's full name and address. A large, red "J" marks this ID card as for a Jewish household. Inside of the card has blanks to be filled in when ration cards are redeemed. Five lines have been stamped and filled in, dated in 1945. A large, red "J" on each page marks this ID card as for a Jewish household. Jews...
Dates: between 1942-1945
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.
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.
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