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Object ID Number FPA 9903.20
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Confino Family Photographs
Image from circa 1916
to circa 1917
Description Black and white photograph (not original) depicting Lena Russo, the first child of Allegra and Sam Russo, at the age of about 6 months. Lena was born 1916 at 97 Orchard Street. Lena was killed June 18, 1922 at the age of 6 years old, by a horse and wagon. The horse was wild and ran right into Lena and dragged her as she and her family were waiting to cross the street.
People Russo, Lena
Subjects Child
Sephardic Judaism
Provenance Photo of torn original photograph. Family member who donated image is unknown.