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 139 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Ernst Heinrich Loewenstein [Henry Lowenstein] was born in Berlin, Germany in 1925 to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother. To escape Nazi brutality, he was sent on the Kindertransport to England in 1939. His parents, Dr. Max and Maria Loewenstein, and his half-sister, Karin Steinberg, remained in Berlin during World War II. Shortly after the war the family emigrated to the United States to avoid persecution. Materials in this collection include legal documents and correspondence,...
Dates: 1848-2014; Majority of material found within 1939-1948
Overview Maria 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. 0011106. The back cover has not been filled out. The rest of this page, the section for children under the age of fifteen, is blank. Left side interior of the card contains information about Maria Loewenstein: name, occupation, birth date and place, nationality, and fingerprint. Right side interior has a...
Dates: 1946 February 11
Overview Document from the Mayor of Berlin-Schöneberg certifying that Maria does not have to participate in the "clearance work" or "clearing rubble" because of her "hours as a business helper" in an office, possibly a medical office. At this point Berlin was badly damaged by the war.
Dates: 1945 May 19
Overview Rikewoller was born in 1907 in Germany. He escaped Nazi Germany around 1938. In 1957 he became a naturalized U.S. citizen in Denver.
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.