[Confirmation Class of 1933]

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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 ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in., on mat 12 x 14 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures 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 79 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in., on mat 12 x 14 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

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  • July 11, 2008, 9:59 p.m.

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  • Nov. 5, 2018, 3:44 p.m.

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[Confirmation Class of 1933], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38732/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Worth Jewish Archives.