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TYSZKOWSKI GROUP PHOTOS PAGE 5

 

 

THE STAROLETNI FAMILY

 

 

 

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David Levine (n Dawid Staroletni), daughter Alice Levine (later Bayer) and grandson Sheldon Levine

 

New Haven, CT, c.1923

 

Dawid emigrated from Wizna to New Haven before 1902, and his young family followed c.1903

 

Abraham Levine

(n Abram Staroletni)

 

 

1918

 

Abe came to New Haven

aged 9, c.1903

Sheldon Levine

 

 

 

New Haven, CT, c.1927

Photos donated by Howard Levine

 

 

 

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Mendel Staroletni (later Max Star)

 

Three photos taken from his book "In The Lion's Den" (Florida Grower Press, 1964)

 

As a civilian, Radzilow, 1915

 

In Russian Army summer uniform, 1915

In Russian Army winter uniform, 1915

Max was born in Radzilow in 1891 and was enlisted into the Russian Army in early 1915. Although he never saw

action, he served with the army for three years, before making his way east, through China to Japan. He sailed from Yokohama to Seattle, WA, in 1918, and settled first in New York, then in Tampa, FL. He died in Tampa in 1986.

 

Read Max's book

 

Source: Star, M (1964), "In The Lion's Den", Florida Grower Press, Tampa, FL. No ISBN.

 

 

 

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Philip Star (n Staroletni), wife Marie and twin daughters Frances and Shirley

 

Probably taken in Bergen, NJ, during World War II

 

Philip Star in US Army uniform

 

13 March 1945

42101995 Pte Philip Star was born in Radzilow in 1909. He emigrated to the US in 1930, smuggled in illegally by

his brother, Max. Philip enlisted for army service at Newark, NJ, in December 1943 and was posted to England

several times. He died in Tampa, FL, in 1991.

 

Photos from estate of Lynda Harvey

 

 

 

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(left to right)

 

Max Star (n Mendel Staroletni)

Louis Star (n Lejb Staroletni)

Sol Star (n Staroletni)

Harry Star (n Izrael Staroletni)

Philip Star (n Staroletni)

 

Frances Star and her father, Philip

Taken on the occasion of Philip Star's daughter Frances' marriage to Don Schwartz, Tampa, FL, c.1976

 

Read Max's memoirs of his service in World War I

 

See the Ellis Island immigration listings for Chawe, Harry and their cousin, Feiwal

 

Read the history of the Staroletni family

 

Read about the pogrom in which the brothers' parents died, in 1941

 

Photos donated by Daphne Morris

 

 

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