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Rabbi and Mrs. Lesk with their son Ben
Rabbi and Mrs. Lesk with their son Ben
TitleRabbi and Mrs. Lesk with their son Ben
Date of Original190?
CreatorSwem, Thomas M., 1848-1941
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionRabbi David Lesk, his wife Chaye and son Ben in formal studio portrait.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectReligion
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Portrait photographs
Subject (LCSH)Lithuanian Americans
Personal NameLesk, David I., 1850-1931
Lesk, Chaye, 1853-1931
Lesk, Benjamin, 1886-1977
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number424.1.2
Negative Number35mm-0005.30 (copy neg.)
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Gelatin silver prints
Copy photographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalSwem (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Imprint data taken from photocopy of original photoprint.
"Copied from the Sam Geller Collection, original the possession of Ben Lesk, 5101 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida" - typed on photocopy of original photoprint.
Biography/HistoryDavid Lesk and family came to Fargo in 1891, he served as Rabbi and was instrumental in the building of the Fargo Hebrew Synagogue in 1907. He was a native of Lithuania.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionJews of North Dakota Photograph Collection 424
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (424.1.2)
Digital IDrs005525
Original SourceNegative
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