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Photo, Print, Drawing B'Nai Israel and adjacent cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana

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  • B'Nai Israel and adjacent cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana


  • 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


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


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography


  • -  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: B'Nai Israel cemetery on Montana Street in Butte MT: 1-2, stone for Leo Mayer, b. Karlsruhe, Germany; 3-4, baby shoes on grave of infant Ellis, son of E. and E. Sperling (d. 1883, 2 yrs. 7 mos.); 5-6, stone for Charles Blum, b. Podewitz (in Europe, possibly Prussia); 7-8, stones for Isaac Lisman, b. Germany, and sister Sarah Lisman Shoenberg, b. Mettenheim, Germany, stone in background for Fannie Kaufman; scenes of an adjacent cemetery or cemeteries: 9-10, stone for George Jefford (1880-1905), with curb enclosing grass; 11-12 baby shoes on infant grave for Charles Hancock (d. May 27, 1896, age 2 years, 6 months); 13-14, wooden grave marker for M. Davies (age 8, died 1918); 15-16, grave marker for Phillip Rlja (1886-1921), Cyrillic orthography; 17-18, closeup of stone, includes a photo of the deceased in uniform (image 18 incorrect orientation, should be rotated 90 degrees clockwise); 19-20; close up of photograph on the headstone of Joko K. Dapcevich (1892-1917).


  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-GS36

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)


  • American Folklife Center

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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. B'Nai Israel and adjacent cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana. United States Butte Montana, 1979. Butte, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J., Young, K., Toelken, B. & Stanton, G. W. (1979) B'Nai Israel and adjacent cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana. United States Butte Montana, 1979. Butte, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, et al. B'Nai Israel and adjacent cemeteries, Montana Street, Butte, Montana. Butte, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.