["Presentation," party for Jewish Debutantes]

Description:

Photograph of the "Presentation" party for Fort Worth's Jewish Debutantes on November 24, 1956 in the Venetian Ballroom of the Blackstone Hotel. The women in the front row, holding bouquets of flowers, wear floor-length gowns, while men standing behind are wearing tuxedos. They are standing on a stage with curtains hanging behind them. The back row of men from left to right: Nolan Glazer, David Samson, Phillip Hurwitz, Willard Glazer, Irving Rosenthal, Mitchell Victor, and Joseph Shanblum. The front row of women from left to right: Charlotte Miller (Mehl), Eleanor Klotzman (Gachman), Bertha Samson (Shanblum), Annette Bockstein (Taylor), Shirley Ginsburg (Anton), Betty Jo Dresher (Silberstein), Louise Klar (Lipschitz).

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: November 24, 1936
Partner(s):
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 186
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 24, 1936
  • Digitized: April 11, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of the "Presentation" party for Fort Worth's Jewish Debutantes on November 24, 1956 in the Venetian Ballroom of the Blackstone Hotel. The women in the front row, holding bouquets of flowers, wear floor-length gowns, while men standing behind are wearing tuxedos. They are standing on a stage with curtains hanging behind them. The back row of men from left to right: Nolan Glazer, David Samson, Phillip Hurwitz, Willard Glazer, Irving Rosenthal, Mitchell Victor, and Joseph Shanblum. The front row of women from left to right: Charlotte Miller (Mehl), Eleanor Klotzman (Gachman), Bertha Samson (Shanblum), Annette Bockstein (Taylor), Shirley Ginsburg (Anton), Betty Jo Dresher (Silberstein), Louise Klar (Lipschitz).

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Beth-El Congregation | Debutantes | Venetian Ballroom | Blackstone Hotel
Partner:
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LCCN: 0025
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38761
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image