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Aerial View of Flood in Fort Worth in 1949

Description: Aerial photograph of flood waters in Fort Worth on May 17, 1949. The Montgomery Wards building is seen on the upper right. Many roads and buildings are under water.
Date: May 17, 1949
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

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

["Presentation," party for Jewish Debutantes]

Description: Photograph of the "Presentation" party for Jewish Debutantes of 1949 at the Beth-El Congregation's social hall at 207 W. Broadway in Fort Worth. The women are arranged in a curve away from the photographer and are holding bouquets of flowers and wearing formal ball gowns. The women from left to right: Charlotte Sue Louis (Alterman), Ruth Hendelman (Berkowitz), Marilyn Caughy (Raff), Harriet Friedson, Sara Kantrovich (Carr), Katherine Spiegel, Bessie Rutlader (Gaines), Rhoda Cohen (Schultz), Mary Sankary (Herman), Ellen Sankary (Smith), Idelle Engelberg (Luskey), Margie Weisblatt (Goone), Adele Nathan (Friedman).
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

RB-36 No. 85 fuselage

Description: Photograph of the fuselage of the RB-36 plane No. 85 under construction in the warehouse in November 1949. The bomb bay door is open under the plane.
Date: November 1, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

XC-99

Description: Left 3/4 front view of an XC-99 taxing off the runway.
Date: April 29, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

XC-99 Delivery

Description: XC-99 delivery between (L-R): Col. M.M. Hammack, Sgt. H.M. Covert, L. Rue, Col. Bryan B. Harper stand beside an airplane on the tarmac.
Date: May 26, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth