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 131 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Object B398.01.00017: Series B398.01 [U186023282516]
Overview Framed drawing of Maurice Blik by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is in black and white, he wears a white t-shirt. Maurice Blik is looking towards the viewer.
Overview Dr. Max Loewenstein's temporary identification papers issued after World War II by the Polizeipräsident in Berlin. The front cover says Temporary ID in German and the number, Nr. L. 0011104. The back cover has handwritten in the "Official Changes" section that Max had a previous identity card and this information is signed, dated, and stamped by the Chief of Police. The rest of this page, the section for children under the age of fifteen, is blank. Left side interior of the card contains...
Dates: 1946 February 12
Overview A triplicate copy of Max Lowenstein's Declaration of Intention for naturalization. The form is an official U. S. Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service form filled out with a typewriter and signed By Max Lowenstein and the deputy clerk. The form includes Max's current address, brief physical description, birthplace, where he originally came to in the U. S. and where from, and information on Marie, Karin and Henry. A small photograph of Henry is attached.
Dates: 1947 March 15
Overview Ration card issued to Max Lowenstien, ID number 6389 in district M by the "Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin" or the "Jewish Community in Berlin." The bottom of the card is signed "Maria Lowenstein." Ten columns across back titled Kartoffeln (potato), Gemüse (vegetables) and then labeld A-H. There are several date stamps across the columns.
Item — Object B398.01.00015: Series B398.01 [U186023282493]
Overview Framed drawing of Miriam Brysk by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is in black and white, she wears a collared striped shirt and glasses. Miriam Brysk is looking towards the viewer.
Item — Object B398.01.00007: Series B398.01 [U186023282354]
Overview Framed drawing of Natalie Gonenn by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is black and white with red, orange, yellow and peach highlights in her hair and skin. Natalie Gonenn is looking towards the viewer.
Overview Notice sheet from the Compensation Office headed: "Notice for the justification and credibility of the claims harm to property and assets of the Berlin Compensation Act in conjunction with the Federal Government Act on Compensation for Victims of National Socialist Persecution". Probably directions or requirements for filling out the Application for compensation B333.01.0005.00012.
Dates: 1953 December
Overview Notice sheet from the Compensation Office headed: "Notice for the justification and credibility of the claims harm to property and assets of the Berlin Compensation Act in conjunction with the Federal Government Act on Compensation for Victims of National Socialist Persecution." Probably an updated version of B333.05.0001.0005.00010. Likely directions or requirements for filling out the Application for compensation B333.01.0005.00012.
Dates: 1955 March
Scope and Contents Contains 26 audio-cassettes of oral histories by Maria Lowenstein, most done in the late 1970s. Maria talks about her childhood in Estonia, WWI, WWII, Nazis, finding Henry Lowenstein, Karin Steinberg, and Ingrid Lind. Also, one DVD with 29 mp3 files of the interviews and an Excel index.
Overview Interview describes Bernard’s life in pre-war Poland, childhood. Experiences in Auschwitz, labor and camp life; drive to survive and for revenge. Feelings toward Israel, Poland and Germany. Discusses his role in educating others of his experiences.
Dates: 1982 March 10