[Groundbreaking, Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center]

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Six men in suits dig shovels into dirt at the groundbreaking of the Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center in 1964. The name tag of the man second from the left reads "Jake Feldman" and the man third from the left has a name tag which says "Louis Bockstein," the other men are unknown. The sign in the background reads: "Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center Cadenhead Construction Co. Inc. General Contractor Wyatt C. Hedrick Architect - Engineer Sub-Contractors" The names below "Sub-Contractors" are obscured by the men in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Don Barnett Photography 1964.

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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 Beth-El Congregation Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 469 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Beth-El Congregation Archives

The Archives are dedicated to preserving memorabilia from the past and present pertaining to the Beth-El Congregation, a Fort Worth reform synagogue as well as its its members, activities, and the involvement of Jews in the local community. The Archives document the history of the local Jewish community dating back to the late 1850s.

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Description

Six men in suits dig shovels into dirt at the groundbreaking of the Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center in 1964. The name tag of the man second from the left reads "Jake Feldman" and the man third from the left has a name tag which says "Louis Bockstein," the other men are unknown. The sign in the background reads:
"Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center
Cadenhead Construction Co. Inc.
General Contractor
Wyatt C. Hedrick
Architect - Engineer
Sub-Contractors"
The names below "Sub-Contractors" are obscured by the men in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1964

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  • July 11, 2008, 9:46 p.m.

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  • March 1, 2017, 4:23 p.m.

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Don Barnett Photography. [Groundbreaking, Dan Danciger Jewish Community Center], photograph, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38763/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Beth-El Congregation Archives.