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Elks Mid Western Dinner, 1938 July 12

Identifier: B091.04.0003.0003.00002


Group at the Mid Western Dinner of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks at the 74th National Convention. Milton Louis Anfenger is seated at the rear circular table at the right in front of a window. He is wearing a boutonnière and a ribbon. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. A member of Elks Lodge #17, he was elected Exalted Ruler in 1913.


  • 1938 July 12

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1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 4 of 7 includes newspaper articles, publications, programs, and photographs relating to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair 12 x 20 inches Black and White

Condition Report

A number of tears and creases. (TKW, 2010-01-28)


Donated by Marjorie Hornbein, niece of Milton Anfenger.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on front of photograph: "Mid Western Dinner B.P.O.E 74th National Convention, Traymoure Hotel, Atlantic City July 12th 1938, Photo Fred Hess & Son A.C."

Repository Details

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