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Henry M. Lester

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1934
ACL Ten Best 1935

Films:

Thyroidectomy (1934)

Keratoplasty (1935)

Profession:

Editor, Photographer, Publisher

Biographical Notes:

"Born in Poland, Mr. Lester served in the Polish Army in World War I and came to the United States in 1921. He studied at the Universities of Moscow and Warsaw, City College and Columbia University. He became a United States citizen in 1928; In World War II, he served in the Coast Guard. Mr. Lester was the first president of the Miniature Camera Club and a founding member of the Circle of Confusion. He wrote widely on photography and was a judge at photographic salons."

Bibliographic Resources:

"HENRY M. LESTER, PHOTO EXPERT, 75." Obituary. The New York Times, June 30, 1974.