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Dukes-Schlesinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5452 / MF 842

Scope and Content Note

Personal documents such as death, birth, marriage, and school certificates, wedding album of Elsa and Alfred Dukes, etc.

Dates

  • 1869 - 1948

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in English, German, and Hungarian.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the finding aid to access the digitized material.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Jakob Schlesinger was born Apr. 18, 1869 in Also Sutvez (Prievidza) and died July 24, 1937 at age 68. He was an engraver. His parents were Salomon and Hany Schlesinger.

Jakob Schlesinger and his wife Sidonie (Szidonia) (née Bienenstock, born Dec. 4, 1877, in Budapest) had four children: Else born Nov. 28, 1898; Alfred born Oct. 3, 1900; Auguste (f) born Aug. 12, 1902; Victor born March 12, 1904. Sidonie Loeffelmann's parents were Leopold Bienenstock and Deborah Kieselstein.

After Jakob Schlesinger's death Sidonie married Eugen Loeffelmann. She was repatriated from Hungary to Sweden in 1944 and immigrated to the USA in 1946.

1948 Sidonie's children lived in the following places: Else in Hartford, Conn.; Alfred in Sydney, Australia; Auguste in Boston, Mass.; Victor in New York, NY.

Moritz Dukes was born July 5, 1865 and died Feb. 18, 1921. His wife Julie Dukes (née Hersch) was born Dec. 9, 1868 in Ernsdorf and died Jan. 26, 1922. They had a son called Alfred.

Elsa Schlesinger (born Nov. 28, 1898 in Vienna; died April 10, 1966 in Riverside, NY) married Alfred Dukes (born Sep. 23, 1893 in Vienna) on July 5, 1925.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

Personal documents such as death, birth, marriage, and school certificates, wedding album of Elsa and Alfred Dukes, etc.

Other Finding Aid

See inventory list.
Title
Guide to the Dukes-Schlesinger Family Collection, 1869 - 1948  AR 5452 / MF 842
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2014
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States