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Confirmation Program, Beth-El Congregation Fort Worth, 1933

Description: Confirmation Program, Beth-El Congregation, Fort Worth, including the declarations of the Rabbi and the Unison Readings of the congregation during the Shabuoth and Confirmation service of 1933, during which students graduating from the religious school are confirmed. The list of confirmands is on the 4th page.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Text
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

["Presentation," party for Jewish Debutantes]

Description: Photograph of the "Presentation" party for Fort Worth's Jewish Debutantes on November 24, 1956 in the Venetian Ballroom of the Blackstone Hotel. The women in the front row, holding bouquets of flowers, wear floor-length gowns, while men standing behind are wearing tuxedos. They are standing on a stage with curtains hanging behind them. The back row of men from left to right: Nolan Glazer, David Samson, Phillip Hurwitz, Willard Glazer, Irving Rosenthal, Mitchell Victor, and Joseph Shanblum. The front row of women from left to right: Charlotte Miller (Mehl), Eleanor Klotzman (Gachman), Bertha Samson (Shanblum), Annette Bockstein (Taylor), Shirley Ginsburg (Anton), Betty Jo Dresher (Silberstein), Louise Klar (Lipschitz).
Date: November 24, 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Street Scenes of Fort Worth]

Description: This photograph album features street scenes of Fort Worth that include images of: the 1936 parade for President Roosevelt; the Armistice Day Parade of 1936, 1939, 1943; Labor Day Parade of 1936 and 1938; Safety Parade of 1938; the opening of Casa Manana; a parade for the TCU & A&M game of Oct. 1941; American Legion parade of 1941; a parade to honor Gen. Jonathan M. Wainright and Gen. MacArthur, 1945; offices of the Tarrant County B&L Assn. at 615 Main St.; and general street scenes around Fort Worth. Photographer Lewis D. Fox compiled this scrapbook.
Date: 1936
Creator: Fox, Lewis D.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Fort Worth Public Library