Old New Orleans Family Photos:
The Tedesco Family
Many thanks to Larie Tedesco for sharing these wonderful family photos.   Nancy
Larie's father, Carlo (Charles) Tedesco, born 1904, and his sister Cosima (Cora)
Tedesco, born 1902; taken in New Orleans in about 1908-1909.  They were the children
of Italian immigrant Salvatore Tedesco, born Termini Imerese, Italy and Rosa Cristina,
born in New Orleans, but her parents were also immigrants, from Ustica, Italy.
Salvadore (Sal) Frank Klemm, born 1924, New Orleans, and Frank (Frankie) Joseph
Klemm, born 1925, New Orleans; taken in approximately 1929.  They are the sons of
Frank Peter Klemm and Cosima (Cora Agnes) Tedesco.
Grade 1, McDonogh #15 School, 721 St. Philip Street, New Orleans, LA, March 1953;
donated by Paul Tedesco (by the window in dark shirt).
Launching - Delta Shipbuilding Company; December 14, 1942; photo by Stewart; Hull Nos:
MCE  Delta 31; ship is listed on this
Naval Reserve Aviation Base; Lakefront, New Orleans, November, 1942;
arrow indicates Larie's father.
Naval Reserve Aviation Base; Lakefront, New Orleans, abt. 1942
Left to right: Margaret Lincks Klemm born about 1862, New Orleans; Margaretha Klemm, born
1891, New Orleans; Frank Joseph Klemm born abt. 1852, Germany; boy on right, possibly
William or Peter Klemm; and Frank Peter Klemm, born 1902, New Orleans; photo circa 1909.
Mabel Lucille Laine Tedesco (in car), born 1900, NOLA, daughter of Clay C. Laine and Clotilde Sureau,
wife of Joseph Henry Tedesco, born 1898, NOLA; Cora Agnes (Cosima) Tedesco Klemm, born 1902, NOLA,
wife of Frank Peter Klemm; Rosa Christina, born 1876, NOLA; Salvatore Tedesco, born 1872, Termini
Imerese, Sicily; Lorraine Jee Tedescco, born 1923, NOLA; photo circa 1944, possibly Clouet St., NOLA.
Service station on North Rampart St., 1950s; owned by Sam
Saltalamachia and Anthony J. Tedesco, Jr.
Left to right: Paul Tedesco, born 1946, NOLA; Lorraine Jee Tedesco, born 1923, NOLA;
Larie Tedesco, born 1945, NOLA;  wife and children of Charles Tedesco, born 1904,
NOLA.  Mr. Tedesco was a cab driver for 65 years, beginning when he was 14 years
old.  The photos above and below were taken on Tennessee St., NOLA, 9th Ward.