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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

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

Marcus Snyder with his Paint Team

Description: Photograph of Marcus Snyder with his paint team and new mountain buckboard on his Fishtail Ranch in Big Horn country, Montana, August 1942.
Date: August 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

C-18 plane in flight

Description: Aerial view of a C-87 in flight. It has 4 propellers and a star on the side and the right wing.
Date: April 2, 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Looking down on a B-32

Description: Photograph of a B-32 from above. It is a large military plane with 4 propellers. There is a fleet of smaller planes behind the B-32.
Date: June 15, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

B-32 military plane

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the tarmac near a large building under construction, possibly a hangar. The B-32 is a large plane with 4 propellers.
Date: June 15, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

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

B-32 military plane

Description: Photograph of a B-32 on the tarmac near a large building under construction, possibly a hangar. The B-32 is a large plane with 4 propellers.
Date: June 15, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Riveting Crew in the Nose of a B-24]

Description: Photograph of a male and female working together in the nose of a B-24, riveting it together on April 24, 1942.
Date: April 24, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[George Newman in B-24]

Description: Photograph of George Newman in a B-24 after its first flight on April 17, 1942. The propellers are turning and the plane is in a hangar. .
Date: April 17, 1942
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

Woman Installing Wire in Leading Edge of Wing

Description: Photograph of a woman installing wires on the leading edge of the wing of an airplane. She is wearing a light-colored uniform and is facing the open plane wing with exposed wires and hoses.
Date: May 11, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Interior of Fuselage]

Description: Photograph of interior of the fuselage, looking forward, in April 1942.
Date: April 24, 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Helen Hayes and George Newman Observing Wing Tip

Description: A man in a dark suit with a white collar and necktie gestures towards a wrapped airplane wing tip behind a woman dressed in a pinstripe suit with tights, heels, a hat and corsage. A purse hangs from her arm. On the ceiling are fluorescent lights.
Date: April 29, 1942
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

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 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

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