[Confirmation Class of 1933]

Description:

Confirmation class of 1933 standing at the altar of the Beth-El Synagogue at 207
W. Broadway Ave., Fort Worth. This is the first year that the confirmands wore robes -- white for the girls and black for the boys.

From left: Sylvia Levine, Jerome Holland, Lila Letwin (Tuchin), Bill Carb, Dorothy Davis, Ivan Miller, Bernice Gressman (Meyerson), Rabbi Harry Merfeld, Minette Rosenthal (Urbach), Edward Martin, Jayne Davidson (Slatkin), Bill Gilbert, Jane Gernsbacher (Meyerson), David Samson, Helen Klar (Gordon).

In the background are the choir loft and pipe organ. This is one of the few photographs that show the interior of the original synagogue, which was gutted by fire in 1946.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 53
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: April 25, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Confirmation class of 1933 standing at the altar of the Beth-El Synagogue at 207
W. Broadway Ave., Fort Worth. This is the first year that the confirmands wore robes -- white for the girls and black for the boys.

From left: Sylvia Levine, Jerome Holland, Lila Letwin (Tuchin), Bill Carb, Dorothy Davis, Ivan Miller, Bernice Gressman (Meyerson), Rabbi Harry Merfeld, Minette Rosenthal (Urbach), Edward Martin, Jayne Davidson (Slatkin), Bill Gilbert, Jane Gernsbacher (Meyerson), David Samson, Helen Klar (Gordon).

In the background are the choir loft and pipe organ. This is one of the few photographs that show the interior of the original synagogue, which was gutted by fire in 1946.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w 10.0 in. x 8.0 in. mounted to 14.0 in. x 12.0 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Beth-El Congregation | confirmations
Partner:
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 0056
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38732
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public