[Beth-El Congregation's Second Synagogue] Metadata
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- Main Title [Beth-El Congregation's Second Synagogue]
Photographer: J. AllisonCreator Type: OrganizationCreator Info: J. Allison photographer, 4500 Byrd Drive, Fort Worth, Texas
Architect: Pollard, J. J.Contributor Type: Personal
Other: Wm. Bryce & Co.Contributor Type: OrganizationContributor Info: Building was constructed by Wm. Bryce & Co.
- Creation: 1948
- Content Description: Photograph of the second synagogue of Beth-El Congregation, Fort Worth's Reform Jewish house of worship. The photo appears to have been taken in 1948 after the temple was refurbished due to a 1946 fire that gutted the interior. The red-brick building, at 207 W. Broadway Ave., has two-stories plus a basement with a social hall and kitchen. The building's facade has a frieze above the entry with a quote from Psalms ("Give Ear, O Lord, Unto My Prayer") as well as two menorahs above the frieze. There are also stained-glass windows around the entrance and along the length of the building. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says, "Exterior 2nd Temple. 207 W. Broadway."
- Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Religious institutions.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Synagogues -- Texas -- Fort Worth.
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Religion - Synagogues
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Religion - Denominations - Jewish
- University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Buildings
- Keyword: temples
- Keyword: Judaism
- Keyword: Jewish community
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
- Time Period: mod-tim
- Coverage Date: 1948
Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2010Code: SG10
Name: Beth-El Congregation ArchivesCode: BECA
- Accession or Local Control No: BEA-PIX-BLD2-EXT-001
- Display Note: Beth-El Congregation moved into this building in the fall of 1920; the building burned in 1946 and was refurbished by contractor Harry B. Friedman. In later years, the telephone pole on the corner and house next door were absent.
- Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS creationHardware: Epson Perfection V700 Photo