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Aerial view of C.V.A.C. and Tarrant Field

Description: Aerial view of C.V.A.C. (Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation) and Tarrant Field. Runways criss-cross below and a fleet of planes are lined up to the lower left of the photo.
Date: July 25, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Aerial view of Liberator Village

Description: Photograph of Liberator Village from the air. Many houses are seen lining the streets in this housing tract.
Date: July 25, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Dalton E. Gaudy

Description: Photograph of Dalton E. Gaudy, representative of the National Cotton Seed Products Association in 1947.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

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
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