[Ahavath Sholom Synagogue]

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Photograph of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation's second synagogue, located in the 800 block Taylor Street, Fort Worth, Texas. The synagogue, constructed in 1906 at a cost of $15,000, was a two-story brick building with stained-glass windows, a sanctuary with a balcony for women, and basement classrooms. The Hebrew phrase above the door translates to: "1906 Ahavath Sholom." The congregation worshiped in this synagogue from 1906 to 1951. The building was torn down to create a parking lot.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 26 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1960~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Fort Worth Jewish Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 28 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Worth Jewish Archives

The Fort Worth Jewish Archives, a program of the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, presents its collection of archival materials that document the development of a strong ethnic immigrant community over several generations. It includes photographs and archival materials from a multitude of organizations including Men's Chevra Kadisha, Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center, Jewish War Veterans, National Council of Jewish Women, Hadassah, B'nai B'rith Women and Ahavath Sholom.

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Description

Photograph of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation's second synagogue, located in the 800 block Taylor Street, Fort Worth, Texas. The synagogue, constructed in 1906 at a cost of $15,000, was a two-story brick building with stained-glass windows, a sanctuary with a balcony for women, and basement classrooms. The Hebrew phrase above the door translates to: "1906 Ahavath Sholom." The congregation worshiped in this synagogue from 1906 to 1951. The building was torn down to create a parking lot.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 26 cm.

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The building in this image was razed in 1951 and the land became a parking lot.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • 1960~

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  • Sept. 29, 2010, 3:59 p.m.

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  • June 24, 2013, 1:31 p.m.

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[Ahavath Sholom Synagogue], photograph, 1960~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117178/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Worth Jewish Archives.