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[Main gate at Glen Lake Camp]

Description: Photograph of the main gate of the Glen Lake Methodist Camp in the 1940's. The sign is shown in the middle of the photograph and there is a camp building in the background as well as power lines.
Date: c. 1940's
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

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
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

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
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
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

["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
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives