Main Front Entrance with New Sign

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Photograph of the main entrance to Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in November 1953. A new sign is posted at the gate reading, "Entrance to this Defense Plant is Granted for Official Business Only". A guard points to the sign as an automobile enters the gate.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. November 2, 1953.

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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 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 106 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world. Fort Worth is home to their headquarters, and they have facilities across the country. In addition to their role in national security, the company has kept extensive image archives of U.S. aeronautic and military history, especially during WWII.

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Description

Photograph of the main entrance to Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in November 1953. A new sign is posted at the gate reading, "Entrance to this Defense Plant is Granted for Official Business Only". A guard points to the sign as an automobile enters the gate.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 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 the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • November 2, 1953

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  • Oct. 7, 2008, 5:31 p.m.

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  • March 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m.

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Main Front Entrance with New Sign, photograph, November 2, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40577/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth.