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Photo, Print, Drawing Gravestones in Mt. Moriah, B'Nai Israel, and St. Patrick cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana

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Title

  • Gravestones in Mt. Moriah, B'Nai Israel, and St. Patrick cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana

Names

  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
  • Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
  • Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
  • Toelken, Barre, 1935- (Collector)
  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Butte, Montana, August 26, 1979

Headings

  • -  Headstones
  • -  Cemeteries
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Butte

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography

Notes

  • -  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: cemeteries on Montana Street in Butte MT (Mt. Moriah, B'Nai Israel, and St. Patrick cemeteries adjoin one another): 0-3, funerary verse, on headstone for Sigmund Meyer, (1879-1901), born Germany, stone for Henry and Henrietta Heilbronner in background; 4-6, Meyer stone, different angle, with larger Meyer family stone to the left; 7-9, baby shoes on infant grave in B'Nai Israel cemetery, Ellis son of E. and E. Sperling (d. 1883, 2 yrs. 7 mos.); 10-11, Meyer grave plot (same as 0-6); 12-14, stone for Edward and Celia Whitehead (photographer states in B'Nai Israel cemetery) with BPOE (Brotherhood and Protective Order of Elks) marker; 15-19, photographer refers to "walled graves," 15-16, top of vault above ground, grave of Adolph Zollman; 17-19, Engel family plot with curb (coping), large stone with Hebrew inscription, includes stone marked "Beloved mother, Amelia Lielenfeld Engel, born Hanover Germany, 1835-1910"; 20-21, same, as closeup; 22-24, brother and sister Leon and Harriet Netzner, died as children and buried together; 25-27, grave of siblings Abraham and Samuel Slemowitz; 28-30, grave for Minnie Shiner (age 9 months) and her infant sisters; 31-33 [31-34], stone with decoration including cross and Masonic symbols for John Oscar (1894-1960) and Bertha (1904-1971) Peterson with hanging flower baskets flanking tombstone, stone for Andrew N. and Florence E. Olson in background; 34-35 [35-36], Gwynne family plot surrounded by decorative iron fence. Initial frame numbers as typed in photographer's log sheets; frame numbers in square brackets as assigned at time of scanning.

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: 84600

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, Kay Young, Barre Toelken, and Gary Ward Stanton. Gravestones in Mt. Moriah, B'Nai Israel, and St. Patrick cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana. United States Butte Montana, 1979. Butte, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_84600/.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J., Young, K., Toelken, B. & Stanton, G. W. (1979) Gravestones in Mt. Moriah, B'Nai Israel, and St. Patrick cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana. United States Butte Montana, 1979. Butte, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_84600/.

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, et al. Gravestones in Mt. Moriah, B'Nai Israel, and St. Patrick cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana. Butte, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_84600/>.