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[B-24 with men on top]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 from the side with two workmen standing on the fuselage in April 1942. One of the large propellers is visible.
Date: April 28, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 publicity exhibit

Description: Dozens of newspaper clippings and articles displayed on the floor as part of a publicity exhibit for the B-32 aircraft on August 27, 1945.
Date: August 27, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Publicity Exhibit in 1945

Description: Woman looking at six posters mounted on a wall at a Lockheed Martin B-32 publicity exhibit on August 27, 1945.
Date: August 27, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-36 A #3

Description: Right 3/4 front view of the Convair airplane B-36A #3.
Date: January 5, 1948
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Basketball Team c. 1942-1945

Description: Photograph of the Liberator basketball team L-R: Bill Thorpe, Sam Special, Red Elkins, Bill Nelms, Buster Carter, Dick Gleaton, and Jack Nation.
Date: c. 1945
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Coraline 28th, Champion Female Heifer

Description: Photograph of Coraline 28th, a champion Hereford female wearing a harness. Written across the bottom margin is, "Corline 28th, Ch female Clifton Tex '49, Case Ranch, Eldorado, Texas."
Date: 1949
Creator: Winegar, Phil
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Text
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

S.J. Middleton at Service Station

Description: Photograph of S.J. Middleton sitting in his automobile as a service station attendant fills the tank with gasoline. Approximately 8 gallons of gas was $2.42 on January 28, 1954.
Date: January 28, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

S.J. Middleton buying fishing equipment

Description: Photograph of S.J. Middleton shopping for fishing equipment. He is looking at the tag on a minnow bucket. Fishing poles and lures are nearby.
Date: January 28, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

[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 on the left with the word "private" on the bottom.
Date: c. 1940's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

[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 on the left with the word "private" on the bottom.
Date: c. 1940's
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

New Convair Billboard

Description: Photograph of the new Convair sign on billboard at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation.
Date: March 8, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth