[Abe and Joe Weingarten and Mayor Joe Runnels at opening of Weingarten's 20th store]

Description:

Abe (fourth from right) and Joe Weingarten (third from right) at opening of Weingarten's 20th store with unidentified people at ribbon cutting ceremony with City of Orange Mayor Joe Runnels cutting the ribbon. Exterior shot.

Creator(s): Pridgen's Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Orange County - Orange
Creation Date: 1951
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 570
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Pridgen's Studio

Orange, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1951
  • Digitized: September 22, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Orange County - Orange
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1951  
Description:

Abe (fourth from right) and Joe Weingarten (third from right) at opening of Weingarten's 20th store with unidentified people at ribbon cutting ceremony with City of Orange Mayor Joe Runnels cutting the ribbon. Exterior shot.

Note:

Joseph Weingarten (1884-1967) started a chain of grocery stores, Weingarten's, with locations in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. He was a director of the Burlington-Rock Island Railroad and the Ampal-American Israel Corporation; a member of the board of the National Association of Food Chains and first president of the Super Market Institute of America; a board member of the Texas Medical Center, the Medical Research Foundation of Texas, and Baylor Medical Foundation; a supporter of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York and B'nai B'rith, a founder of Beth Yeshurun synagogue in Houston and established the World Institute for World Peace Foundation.

Physical Description:

Original print, black & white. 10" x 8" . Curling.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Weingarten, Joseph, 1884-1967 | Weingarten, Abe | Runnels, Joe, Jr., mayor
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-14-011
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18712
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public