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Grand Champion Hereford Steer, Fort Worth 1947

Description: Photograph of the Champion Hereford Steer at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. Standing behind the steer, from left to right, is Jack Turner, W.A. King, Dean Blizzard, Irene Rich, W.R. Watt, Patsy Moody and Mrs. George Prock. Patsy Moody is holding a ribbon and Irene Rich is wearing a hat and fur coat. The men are all wearing coats, hats and neckties. The steer has two banners on it's back. The first banner reads, "Grand Champion Steer, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947" and the second reads, "Champion Hereford Steer Show, Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth 1947".
Date: 1947
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: Fort Worth Jewish Archives