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Name Durstewitz, Mary Szontag
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Image of Digital images of program for Recreation Center Musicale, Demarest High School, Friday evening, January 18, 1946. - Program

Digital images of program for Recreation Center Musicale, Demarest High School, Friday evening, January 18, 1946. - Program

Digital images of program for Recreation Center Musicale, Demarest High School, Friday evening, January 18, 1946. Sponsored by: Commissioner Frank P. Romano. Honorary Chairman: Mayor Bernard N. McFeely. Single folio, 5-1/2" wide x 8-1/8" high, [4] pp. This copy belonged to Julius Durstewitz who was the director of the City playgrounds. Featured performers were the Hoboken Playground Fife, Drum and Bugle Corps (all members of the corps are listed on page [4]) plus individuals: Adelaide Bergin, Eleanor Strunk, Dolores Meicke, Matthew Mastrofilippo, Ellen Etten. Superintendent of Playgrounds, Mr. Julius Durstewitz; Instructions of Fife, Drum and Bugle Corps, Mrs. Anthony Durstewitz; Vocal

Image of Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. - Program

Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. - Program

Digital images of program for Concert & Exhibition of Dances..., at No. 1 School, Hoboken, Friday evening, April 11, 1919. Single folio, 6-1/2" wide x 9" high, [4] pp. This copy belonged to Julius Durstewitz who was the director of the City playgrounds. Page [1], cover title: Concert and Exhibition of Folk Dances and Calisthenics by Playgrounds No. 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7 Under the Auspices of Dept. of Parks and Public Property, Harry L. Schmulling, Director, on Friday Evening, April 11th, 1919, At No. 1 School, Garden Street, Between 3rd and 4th Streets, Hoboken, N.J. Page [2]: Programme; notes the Recreation Center Orchestra, Organized January 1919; vocal solo Cecelia Stelzer; address by Jo

Image of Digital images of booklet, General Orders and Program of the Memorial and Patriotic Parade, City of Hoboken, N.J., May 30th, 1917. - Booklet

Digital images of booklet, General Orders and Program of the Memorial and Patriotic Parade, City of Hoboken, N.J., May 30th, 1917. - Booklet

Digital images of booklet, General Orders and Program of the Memorial and Patriotic Parade, City of Hoboken, N.J., May 30th, 1917. Booklet, 4-1/4" wide x 7-3/16" high. pp.11 plus front cover. This copy belonged to Julius Durstewitz who was the director of the City playgrounds. It has his markings on pages 4-5 where the playgrounds parade units are listed.

Image of Digital images of Jersey Justice. Published by John R. Longo; Hoboken Special No. 4, April 11, 1947. - Newspaper

Digital images of Jersey Justice. Published by John R. Longo; Hoboken Special No. 4, April 11, 1947. - Newspaper

Digital images of Jersey Justice. Published by John R. Longo; Hoboken Special No. 4, April 11, 1947. Single folio printed on newsprint, 8" x 11" high. 4 pp. This copy belonged to the Julius Durstewitz family (Julius died in 1948). Some of the family may have been involved with political campaign and certainly were familiar with people on both sides. Hoboken was still operating under the commission form of governent.

Image of Digital images of book leaf inscribed by Richard Stevens to Julius Durstewitz, [Hoboken], March 9, 1896. - Documents

Digital images of book leaf inscribed by Richard Stevens to Julius Durstewitz, [Hoboken], March 9, 1896. - Documents

Digital images of book leaf inscribed by Richard Stevens to Julius Durstewitz, [Hoboken], March 9, 1896. Inscribed front free endleaf as found in published book, Campfire and Battlefield: An Illustrated History of the Campaigns and Conflicts of the Great Civil War. By Rossiter Johnson et al. NY: Bryan, Taylor & Co., no date [1894]. Holographic ink nscription reads: Julius Durstewitz | from | Richard Stevens | "To show my appreciation for his earnest + m[illegible]ful work | on behalf of the Stevens Cadets & its(?) Drum & Fife Corps" | R.S. | March 9, 1896 The date is in a different colored ink and direction than Stevens upper inscription suggesting that it was written at another time.

Image of Digital image of group photo of Our Lady of Grace School calisthenics class with instructor Julius Durstewitz, Hoboken, May, 1916. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of group photo of Our Lady of Grace School calisthenics class with instructor Julius Durstewitz, Hoboken, May, 1916. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of group photo of Our Lady of Grace School calisthenics class with instructor Julius Durstewitz, Hoboken, May 2,1916. Original image was ca. 4-3/4" high x 6-7/8" wide on 8" x 10" photographer's mount. Photographer as per emboss, lower right corner, was [Christian] Durstewitz. People are not individually identified except as noted below from notes on the reverse. Reverse had contemporary holographic ink date: May 2, 1916. Also on the reverse was modern (ballpoint ink) holographic identifications: O.L.G. - Cal. Class | J. Durstewitz, Instructor | Marie Durstewitz - 2nd row - 3rd left to right. Marie Durstewitz would appear to the woman seated to the right of Julius Durstewi

Image of Digital image of photo of two men wearing ties, caps and sunglasses on a porch, no place (probably not Hoboken), no date, circa late 1910-1920. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of two men wearing ties, caps and sunglasses on a porch, no place (probably not Hoboken), no date, circa late 1910-1920. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of two men wearing ties, caps and sunglasses on a porch, no place (probably not Hoboken), no date, circa late 1910-1920. Original image was a cyanotype, ca. 2-1/2" high x 1-5/8" wide. Photographer is not known. People are not identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz does not appear in this image. The images on this album leaf are all cyanotypes (blue positives) and appear to be from a vacation or other family trip. Detail of bottom center image found on recto of leaf 26 (image 5 of 8) of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf twenty-six is blank. See r

Image of Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band marching at the New York World's Fair, New York, 1940. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band marching at the New York World's Fair, New York, 1940. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band marching at the New York World's Fair, New York, 1940. Original image was ca. 4-1/2" wide x 2-3/4" high. Two prints; the prints are possibly contact prints. No negative. Photographer not indicated; probably The People's Studio of Hoboken. People are not individually identified. Location at fairgrounds is not indicated. Reverse of print and matte are blank. Reverse of both prints have ink stamped processor's number: 87; print one was captioned as noted below; print 2 was otherwise blank. Julius Durstewitz is in photo in from row second from the right. Band is dressed in military uniforms. Event took place at the 1939-1940 New York

Image of Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band assembled on street near the Recreation Center,113 Jefferson St., Hoboken,1938. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band assembled on street near the Recreation Center,113 Jefferson St., Hoboken,1938. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band assembled on street for the opening of the Recreation Center,113 Jefferson St., Hoboken,1938. Original image was ca. 4-1/2" wide x 2-3/4" high. Plus the black-and-white 70 mm nitrate negative of the same size as the print thus the print is possibly a contact print. Photographer not indicated (print made by the People's Studio.) Ink notation in top margin: "Playground Band 1938." Reverse has ink stamped processor's number: 51; also pencil notations: "Opening of Center" (blue pencil); "Playground Band" | 1938 (39 is crossed out), " (black pencil). People are not individually identified. Julius Durstewitz appears to be the man in s

Image of Album of photographs belonging to Julius and Mary Durstewitz. - Album, Photograph

Album of photographs belonging to Julius and Mary Durstewitz. - Album, Photograph

Album of photographs and memorabilia belonging to Julius and Mary Durstewitz of Hoboken, containing materials from the late 1880's to the 1940's. Digital images only; original in possession of Durstewitz family. Julius was director of Hoboken Playground Director for over a quarter century, ca. 1910's - 1940. The album includes many photographs of playgound field bands as well as family photographs depicting Hoboken life (including Sybil's Cave) and covering some three generations of the family. Some are Army related or of vacations that are obviously not in Hoboken. The album maker is not known, but the creator was likely his wife, Mary Szontag Durstewitz. The album holds only mounted

Image of Digital image of photograph of building exterior with children, Hoboken?, no date, circa 1900. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photograph of building exterior with children, Hoboken?, no date, circa 1900. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of building exterior with children, Hoboken?, no date, circa 1900. Original image was 6-1/2" wide x 7" high. Photographer is not known. People are not identified. Location is not identified. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 1 of Julius & Mary Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf one is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photograph of building exterior with children, Hoboken?, no date, circa 1900. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photograph of building exterior with children, Hoboken?, no date, circa 1900. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of building exterior with children, Hoboken?, no date, circa 1900. Original image was ca. 3" wide x 2" high. Photographer is not known. People are not identified. Location is not identified. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 2, top left, (image 1 of 5) of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf two is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photo of a basketball team on an outside court, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a basketball team on an outside court, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a basketball team on an outside court, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900. Original image was ca. 3" wide x 2" high. Photographer is not known. People are not identified. Location is not identified. Typewritten label on lower edge of photo: Basket Ball Team. Team is dressed in suits not playing uniforms. The men appear to be at least late teens. In left background is building with signs: E.H. Norwood & Co.; [not legible], Rugs, Carpets. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 2, bottom left, (image 2 of 5) of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf two is blank. See relate

Image of Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. Original image was ca. 3" wide x 2" high. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz, wearing a bowler hat, is standing at the rear to the right of the center. The band is dressed in military regimental uniforms. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 2, center (image 3 of 5) of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf two is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photo of a group of musicians (Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band members?), Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a group of musicians (Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band members?), Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a group of musicians (Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band members?), Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. Original image was ca. 3" wide x 2" high. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz, wearing a bowler hat, is standing at the rear. Other photos on this leaf suggests it is a Playgrounds Band. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 2, top right (image 4 of 5) of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf two is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photo of a group of musicians (Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band members?), Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a group of musicians (Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band members?), Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a group of musicians (Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band members?), Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. Original image was ca. 3" wide x 2" high. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz, wearing a bowler hat, is in the back to the left. Other photos on this leaf suggests it is a Playgrounds Band. The band members are dressed in suits. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 2, bottom right (image 5 of 5) of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf two is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photo of a May Walk (May Day) celebration in a play ground, Hoboken, no date, circa May, 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a May Walk (May Day) celebration in a play ground, Hoboken, no date, circa May, 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of a May Walk celebration in a play ground, Hoboken, no date, circa May, 1900-1915. Original image was ca. 5" high x 7" wide. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz may be in this photo. Band is dressed in military band uniforms. The slides at the upper left show that it is at a playground. In the lower right are members of a band, probably the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band. May Walk was the common name for May Day celebrations. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 3 of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note t

Image of Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, no date, circa 1900-1915. Original image was ca. 5" wide x 6-1/2" high. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz is in this photo standing at rear, right of center, wearing straw hat. Band is dressed in military band uniforms. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 4 of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf four is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, 1917. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, 1917. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, 1917. Original image was ca. 9-1/2" wide x 7" high. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz is in this photo at the far right. Band is dressed in military band uniforms. Photo taken in a photographer's studio. Dated in ink on photograph at lower right. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 5 of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf five is blank. See related.

Image of Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, 1926. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, 1926. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the Hoboken Playgrounds Field Band, Hoboken, 1926. Original image was ca. 10" wide x 7" high. Photographer is not known. People are not individually identified. Location is not identified. Julius Durstewitz is in this photo. Dated with pencil in margin at lower right. Photo taken in a playground, note the slides at the left. Band is dressed in military band uniforms. Detail of image found on recto of leaf 6 of Julius & Marie Durstewitz album, see primary record 2005.078.0100 for a description of the album and provenance. Note the verso of leaf six is blank. See related. cf photo catalog 2005.078.0523 for another print of the same image.