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[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

["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

B-32 Assembly Line

Description: B-32 assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in January 1945.
Date: January 25, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Assembly

Description: Workers hang engine no. 1 on final assembly of a B-32 at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas on January 25, 1945.
Date: January 25, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Hanging Vertical Fin on a B-32

Description: Workers hang a tail fin on a B-32 aircraft at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in January 1945. Other planes in the assembly line can be seen in the background.
Date: January 25, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Assembly Line- Tail Groups

Description: Photograph of the "tail groups" in the assembly line of the B-32s at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth Texas in January 1945.
Date: January 25, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Engine Dress Up Line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation

Description: Photograph of S.O. Woer and M.O. Robertson, workers in Dept. 57, on the engine dress up line. In this room, hanging aircraft engines are assembled and inspected at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in January 1945.
Date: January 24, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Woman riveting lower fuselage on a B-32

Description: Photograph of a women using a rivet gun on the lower side of a B-32 fuselage at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: February 1, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Aircraft outside of the Assembly Line.

Description: Photograph of a B-32 aircraft outside of the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in February 1945. The four large engines on the wings are covered. A man on a bicycle looks at the plane.
Date: February 3, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Aircraft outside of the Assembly Line.

Description: Photograph of a B-32 aircraft outside of the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas in February 1945. The four large engines on the wings are covered.
Date: February 3, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Final Assemble Line

Description: Photograph of the B-32 planes in the final phase of the assembly line at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: February 8, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 being carried by a monorail

Description: Photograph of an aircraft under construction. It is being carried by a monorail from above in the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1945
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

Ambulance Scooter

Description: Photograph of an ambulance Scooter carrying a patient to the first aid room
Date: July 25, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Ambulance Scooter

Description: Photograph of an ambulance Scooter carrying a patient to the first aid room
Date: July 25, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 Tail Assembly Line

Description: Photograph of the tail assembly lines at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas. Many airplanes are lined up in this room.
Date: August 11, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Woman using a Grinder

Description: Woman employee using a grinder at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort, Worth Texas in May 1945.
Date: May 22, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Women using a drilling machine

Description: Two women use a large drill press at Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation in Fort Worth, Texa in August 1945.
Date: August 2, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[B-24, left side]

Description: Photograph of a B-24 from the left side, showing the wing with two propellers in April 1942.
Date: April 28, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth