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Basketball Team c. 1942-1945

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Photograph of the Liberator basketball team L-R: Bill Thorpe, Sam Special, Red Elkins, Bill Nelms, Buster Carter, Dick Gleaton, and Jack Nation.

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

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Creator: Unknown. 1945~.

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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 81 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, collaborated with us to provide access to photographs from their extensive image archives of the Mile Long Hangar, formerly operated by Consolidated Aircraft Corporation. The images focus on the thousands of hard-working women who contributed to the war effort by constructing over 3,000 B-24 Liberators.

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Description

Photograph of the Liberator basketball team L-R: Bill Thorpe, Sam Special, Red Elkins, Bill Nelms, Buster Carter, Dick Gleaton, and Jack Nation.

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1 photographic 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 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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  • 1945~

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  • Oct. 7, 2008, 5:03 p.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2017, 1:18 p.m.

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Basketball Team c. 1942-1945, photograph, 1945~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40875/: accessed January 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth.