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Franco - Josefsthal Collection.

Identifier: AR 5427


Various archival materials relating to two members of the Franco family and to Adolf Abraham Josefsthal.


  • 1894-1926


Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English and some French.

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


Biographical Note

Leon Benjamin de Levi Franco was born 1902 in Turkey. After an extended sojourn in Vienna, he immigrated to the United States in 1918.

Moshe Franco was born 1838 in Rishon L’Tzion and died 1917 in Jerusalem.

Adolf Abraham Josefsthal was born 1864 in Klasno Poland and died 1926 in Vienna, Austria. He served as a major in the Austrian Army.


2 Folders

1 Artifacts (OS)

Related Material

An album with photographs of a joint ceremony of the Austrian and the German armies, circa 1913, may be found in the LBI Photograph collection, ALB 23.

Separated Material

Two photographs of Major Josefsthal have been removed to the LBI Photograph collection.

Processing Information

During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.

Inventory of the Franco - Josefsthal Collection, 1894-1926 AR 5427
© 2009
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Script of description
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States