Image ID
DN-0082945
Headline
King of the House of David, Benjamin Purnell, standing at the foot of a flight of stairs in front of a building
Date Depicted
1927
Date Created
1927
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0082945, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago Historical Society
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
129330
Max Pixels - Height
500
Max Pixels - Width
405
KEYWORDS
Purnell, Benjamin Franklin,--1861-1927
House of David


Collective settlements--Michigan--Benton Harbor--1920-1929.--lctgm
Chicago (Ill.)--1920-1929.--lctgm
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat


United StatesIllinoisCook CountyChicago.
king of the house of david benjamin purnell standing at the foot of a flight of stairs in front of a building

Three-quarter length portrait of Benjamin Purnell, King of the House of David, a communal society founded in 1903 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, standing at the foot of a flight of stairs in front of a building in Chicago, Illinois. A group of women and men are standing on the stairs behind him.

Three-quarter length portrait of Benjamin Purnell, King of the House of David, a communal society founded in 1903 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, standing at the foot of a flight of stairs in front of a building in Chicago, Illinois. A group of women and men are standing on the stairs behind him.