Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Bio/Hist: Here are entered works on persons who survived the Holocaust of 1939-1945, with emphasis on their lives since 1945. Works on persons who died during the Holocaust of 1939-1945 are entered under Holocaust victims. Works consisting of personal accounts of the Jewish Holocaust are entered under Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Baggage tag from Henry Lowenstein's crossing on the SS Marine Falcon from Southampton to the United States. The front of the tag is printed with "United States Line" and "Tourist Class Stateroom" in blue above and below an illustration of a ship. The back of the tag has been filled out by hand with H. Loewenstein, the steamer name, sailing date, departure port, arrival port, and final destination in Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1947 June 12
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Henry Lownstein and art galleries, information on Maria Lowenstion, and a membership roster for the Colorado Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust.
Overview Folder contains one type-written letter from Henry to his Aunt Ella telling his family was on the way to the United State. Also a letters to the Max and Maria Lowenstein from Jane MgWrynn (?), Alfred Lowenstein and Betty Boone. A few postage stamps, a blank 1947 calendar/date book from Hallmark and a check from Maria to the Community Concert Association for seven dollars. Also a list with an envelope with Henry's name and Whipsnade address.
Dates: 1946-circa 1967
Overview Thirteen letters written by Henry Lowenstein while living in Whipsnade, Durnstable, England to his parents and half-sister. A few are before the family had immigrated but the majority are when the family is in Pennsylvania. Eleven letters are hand written and two are typed. The letters range in date from May 5, 1946-December 29, 1946. Most the letters are addressed to Mauchen (Maria) but are directed at the entire family.
Dates: 1946 May 5-December 29
Overview Twenty-one handwritten letters from Henry Lowenstein mostly while living in Whipsnade, Durnstable, England to his parents and half-sister in Pennsylvania. The letters range in date from January 12, 1947 to June 23 1947. All of the letters are addressed to Mauchen (Maria) but are directed at the entire family. The last letter is on letterhead from the S.S. Marine Flacon stationary and was written on the ship while Henry sailed for the United States to meet his family. In the second to last...
Dates: 1947 January 12-June 13
Overview Six handwritten letters in German from Ingrid to the Lowenstein family in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Ingrid is writing from Bath, Somerset, England.
Overview Embarkation instructions sent to Henry Lowenstein to prepare for his passage on the SS Marine Falcon from Southampton, England to the United States. This is a general letter sent to all passengers with the name "Mr. E. Lowenstein" penciled at the top and a square stamp that says "J.D. Hewett & Co., Travel Agents, 109, Jermyn Street., London, S.W.1." Instructions include how to get to Southhampton, how to deal with baggage, freight, and pets, what paperwork must be brought on the ship, and...
Dates: 1947 June 4
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.
Scope and Contents Life mask, or lifecasting, of Henry Lowenstein showing his face with beard and part of his head; neck and small portion of his chest are included.