Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures - 31 Matching Results

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B-32 on monorail

Description: Photograph of a B-32 hanging on a monorail at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in 1945, This aircraft is no. 100 and has the name "Tokyo Express". It does not have any engines or a nose yet.
Date: 1945
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36 No. 85 fuselage

Description: Photograph of the fuselage of the B-36 plane No. 85 under construction in the warehouse in November 1949. The bomb bay door is open under the plane. It's RB-36D 44-92088. Modified to carry the "Boston camera" and re-designated ERB-36D, it was eventually scrapped at Kelly AFB in 1955.
Date: November 1, 1949
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Consolidated Bowling Team

Description: Photograph of the Consolidated bowing team in June 1942 There are six members in this photograph all wearing satin bowling shirts with "Consolidated" across the back of them.
Date: June 4, 1942
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Football Players

Description: Three football players standing together as one holds the championship ball from 1942. The men are Jamie Pratt, C.S Taylor, and Bobbie Moore.
Date: 1942
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Grand Champion Beef Calf of 1944 Houston Stock Show

Description: Photograph of the Grand Champion steer at the Houston Stock show wearing a harness. The steer has a banner hanging on it that reads, "Grand Champion Steer Houston Fat Stock Show & Live Stock Exposition, Houston, Texas". The steer's lead rope is being held a young man in a cowboy hat and button-up shirt. Behind the steer stands three men, one wearing eyeglasses, a vest and suit with a cigar in his mouth. The other two men are wearing collared shirts and neckties. All three men wear hats.
Date: 1944
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[In Memoriam]

Description: Wolf & Klar Jewelers' 163 employees signed a certificate giving a Torah to the Beth-El Congregation in 1947 in memory of company founder Alex Wolf. The synagogue, at 207 W. Broadway, was gutted in a 1946 fire and lost most of its Torahs. A photograph of Alex Wolf is in the upper-left corner and a Wolf & Klar Jewelers' logo which says "In Memoriam" is in the lower-right corner. The text at the top of the certificate says: "In loving memory and respect for our beloved founder, Mr. Alex Wolf, we the employees of Wolf & Klar Companies, dedicate this torah to Beth El congregation, as a memorial to his love and kindness of his fellow men."
Date: 1947
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Main gate at Glen Lake Camp]

Description: Photograph of the main gate of the Glen Lake Methodist Camp in the 1940's. The sign is shown in the middle of the photograph and there is a camp building in the background as well as power lines.
Date: c. 1940's
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church