[Tombstone of Confederate Soldier Jacob Samuels (1836-1906)]

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Color photograph of Jacob Samuels' tombstone in the Emanuel Hebrew Rest Cemetery, 1400 block S. Main Street, Ft. Worth. Samuels' name is in raised letters on the face of the tombstone and a confederate battle flag is at the top. Jacob Samuels was a pioneer store keeper, Confederate soldier, and merchant who lived from 1836 to 1906.

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1 color photograph: 4 in. x 6 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 Beth-El Congregation Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 325 times . 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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Color photograph of Jacob Samuels' tombstone in the Emanuel Hebrew Rest Cemetery, 1400 block S. Main Street, Ft. Worth. Samuels' name is in raised letters on the face of the tombstone and a confederate battle flag is at the top. Jacob Samuels was a pioneer store keeper, Confederate soldier, and merchant who lived from 1836 to 1906.

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1 color photograph: 4 in. x 6 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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[Tombstone of Confederate Soldier Jacob Samuels (1836-1906)], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38768/: accessed February 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Beth-El Congregation Archives.