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Scope and Contents Miscellaneous photographs of the Lowenstein family members (both individual and group shots), including the family after they were reunited in Pennsylvania. A number of individual photos of Maria and a few photos unknown individuals also included. Three circa 1960s black and white negatives of small children, probably Maria's grandchildren.
Overview 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