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[4 Alarm Fire at Good and Bryan Street]

Description: Photograph of a four-alarm fire at Good and Bryan Streets. Firefighters stand on the ground with hoses to put out the flames, and a large cloud of smoke is coming off the building. A firetruck is visible in the left foreground.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[4-H Children at Farmer's Market]

Description: Photograph of five children wearing 4-H t-shirts at the Dallas Farmer's Market. Two adults stand behind them.
Date: June 21, 1976
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

100th Birthday Celebration for St. Philips Oldest Graduate

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Goldie "Bobbie" Woodward Brooks with her daughters, granddaughters and great grandchildren celebrating her 100th birthday as St. Philips College's oldest living graduate. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says, "Mrs. Brooks w/ her daughters, grand daughters, great grand kids and other relatives - 1998. Normandy Terrance Nursing Home Center" and, in the lower-right corner "Alumni Scrapebook [sic] 1998."
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Philips College

[1914 St. Philip's Industrial School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1914 graduating class of St. Philip's Industrial School at La Villita. Four rows of girls are visible, with all except two wearing mortarboards. Buildings are visible on the sides and in the background. The girls are wearing dresses or jackets and skirts.
Date: 1914
Partner: St. Philips College

[1918 Longview High School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1918 Longview High School graduating class in Longview, Texas. The graduates are wearing dresses and suits, and they are standing on the front steps of a brick building.
Date: 1918
Partner: Longview Public Library

1919 Girls' Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of a group of eight young women identified as the 1919 girls' basketball team. They are posing in a car on the corner of Main Street and McKinney Street in Richardson, Texas. Five of the women are sitting in the car, and three are standing on the sides of the car.
Date: 1919~
Partner: Richardson Public Library

1919 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of twelve students and one coach identified as the Richardson High School football team. Coach W. H. Galloway is standing in between four boys on the back row, and eight boys are sitting in the front row. One boy in the center is holding a football with "R. H. S." written on it. Text below the image says "1919 Richardson High School Football Team." The boys are identified on the back of the image.
Date: 1919
Creator: Smith, Morris J.
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[1921 Ahavath Sholom's First Confirmation Class]

Description: In 1921, Fort Worth’s Congregation Ahavath Sholom introduced the rite of Confirmation, the graduation from religious school that coincides with the Jewish holiday Shavuos when Moses received the Ten Commandments. This picture shows the twelve, 14-year-old girls in the Confirmation class wearing white dresses, holding flowers and certificates rolled up like scrolls. The students are seated in two rows and are identified as: Row 1: Lena Shosid (Cooles), Fannie Herman, unidentified, Hannah Byrens, Bess Lipshitz (Cohen), unidentified Row 2: Sarah Shosid (Bloomberg), unidentified, unidentified, Leah Goldstein (Gerson), unidentified, unidentified An article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram of June 3, 1921, named each confirmand and also listed Dorothy Cohen, Rose Weinstein, Bertha Mosier, Ida Mosier, Edna Lipshy, and Esther Ablon. Each confirmand addressed the congregation. They completed a course of study in Jewish history, religion and literature.
Date: 1921~
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1921 Longview High School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1921 graduating class of Longview High School in Longview, Texas. The unidentified students are standing and sitting in front of a brick building. The young girls are wearing white dresses and hats, and they are holding bouquets. The young men are wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1921
Partner: Longview Public Library

[1928 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1928 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing on the altar (called a bimah) of the synagogue located downtown in the 800 block of Taylor Street in Fort Worth, Texas. From left to right, the confirmands are: Rebecca Luskey, Cecile Bodzy, Martha Daiches, Mrs. Abraham Bengis (teacher), Rabbi Abraham Bengis, Esther Klimist, Sally Kruger, Sarah Garston. Behind the confirmands is a replica of the Ten Commandments which rests above the curtained ark, which houses the Torah scrolls. In front of the dais is a seven-branched menorah.
Date: May 27, 1928
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1932 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1932 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing around the altar (called a bimah) of the synagogue located at 823 Taylor Street in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. The members of the photograph, from left to right, are: Top row: Sylvia Engler (Roberts), Jesonda Gilbert (Fox), Sadye May Carshon (Garsek), Bessie Resnick, Lillian Rose Rabinowitz (Rosenthal), Rebecca Laves, Pearl Paul, Gussie Kruger, Dorothy Dworkin (Glazer), Sarah Weisblatt (Kragen), Rhoda Kershner. Bottom row: Jennie Moses (Winkler)(teacher), Rabbi Philip Graubart.
Date: 1932
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1932 Liberty County Officials]

Description: Photograph of head shots of the 1932 Liberty County officials, including C. A. Miles, C. E. Smith, Pat C. Lowe, H. D. Grogan, Ernest Pickett, R. E. Biggs, V. E. Simmons, B. B. Lovett Sapp, Thomas B. Coe, W. W. Jett, E. H. McLean, Gerald Partlow, George L. Farmer, K. B. Rice, J. K. Turner, and Tom Minnock. A picture of a building is placed in the middle of the photo.
Date: 1932
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[1934 Weatherford College Glee Club]

Description: Photograph of the Weatherford College Glee Club, in Weatherford, Texas. The young men and women are wearing suits and dresses. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Garland Lavender, Cloyce Briden, Archie Sterling, Morris Thomas, Edward Ross, Marvin Wells, Bertram Olsen, Boyce Hudleston, Blanton Bird. Bottom row: James Doss, Rowena Doss Goss, Tim Henry Gilliland, Nona Akard, Waldo Fletcher, Orman Kimbrough.
Date: 1934
Partner: Longview Public Library

1938 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of the 1938 Richardson High School football team. They are seated in bleachers, and posing in three rows. All but two boys are wearing football uniforms; one boy in the center-front row is holding a football. Text below the image says "1938 Football Team," and has each of their names listed.
Date: 1938
Partner: Richardson Public Library

1939 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of the 1939 Richardson High School Football Team. The boys are posed in five rows with two men on the ends of the fourth row. All but three of the boys are wearing uniforms. They are identified by name on the back of the image.
Date: 1939
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[1940 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1940 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing around the altar of the synagogue located downtown on Taylor Street in Fort Worth, Texas. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: Front row: Bertha Haller, Gloria Sheinberg (Swann). Back row: Rabbi Philip Graubart, Margie Cohen (Levingston), Dorothy Bergman, Jennie Moses (Winkler)(teacher), Dorothy Cohen, Shirley Garston (Cohen), Annie Kaplan, Betty Daiches (Sher).
Date: 1940
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1946 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1946 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing around the altar (called a bimah) of the synagogue located downtown in the 800 block of Taylor Street in Fort Worth, Texas. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: Front Row: Rabbi Charles Blumenthal. Middle Row: Bessie Rutlader, Roselle Cooles, Ruth Spigel, Mary Sankary, Ruth Hendelman, Marilyn Coughey, Margie Weisblatt, Pearl Sankary. Back Row: Marshall Hillman, Sammy Hoffman, Sherwin Rubin.
Date: June 1946
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1952 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1952 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing near the altar (called a bimah) at the synagogue at 1600 W. Myrtle Street, Fort Worth, Texas. There are six young men wearing black robes in the picture and four young women wearing white robes. From left to right, the confirmands pictured are: Front row: Patsy Ansel, Saradel Applebaum (Baker), Diane Solomon (Oberstein), Estaline Tuck (Gilbert). Back row: Burton Rakoover, Tommy Weitzman, Bernard "Bubba" Rubin, Rabbi Isadore Garsek, Jack Lichtman, Marty Bloomberg.
Date: Nov. 20, 1952
Creator: Photo by Hall Bakke Photography, 3434 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1961 Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1961 Ahavath Sholom confirmation class standing around the altar of the synagogue at 1600 W. Myrtle St., Fort Worth, Texas. The women are standing in the front and wearing light-colored robes; the men are standing in the back and wearing dark-colored robes. From left to right, the confirmands pictured are: Front row: Arlene Lois Sonkin, Leslie Faye Kreisberg, Karen Sue Imber, Andrea Bernstein (Deen), Marlene Annette Schwartz, Andrea Ruth Goldberg, Trudy Klimist, Diane Jane Mehl. Second row: Harold Zenick, Helen Susan Hillman, Gail S. Shandelson, Ellen Bari Brachman, Carol Klimist, Sally Ann Schumer, Karen Ann Lerner. Third row: Michael Raskin, Ronald Herzfeld, Lawrence J. Korenman, Edward H. Garsek, Gerald Zenick, Sanford Bogart, Charles Morton Coughey, Tommy Lee Stanley. Back row: Ronald D. Savitz, Herbert Weisblatt, Ben P. Herman, Cantor Phillip Kirshner, Rabbi Isadore Garsek, Ben D. Tobor, Sherwin Coplin, Richard J. Savitz.
Date: May 14, 1961
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

1970-1971 St. Philip's College Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of the St. Philip's College Tigers basketball team. Six males are kneeling in the front row, four of whom are touching a basketball in front of them. Seven males are standing in the back row. They are all wearing shirts that say "Tigers". A St. Philip's College banner and the basketball hoop are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Philips College

1970-1971 St. Philip's College Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of the 1970-1971 St. Philip's College basketball team. Six males are kneeling in the front row, four of whom are touching a basketball in front of them. Seven males are standing in the back row. They are all wearing a uniform with shorts and a sleeveless top that says "St. Philip's", except the two males on either end of the front row. Those two males are wearing t-shirts that say "Tigers". A St. Philip's College banner and a basketball hoop are visible in the background.
Date: 1970
Partner: St. Philips College

40th Reunion

Description: Photograph of happy guests at the 40th plus reunion, in the picture guests are enjoying food and beverages with one another.
Date: 1999
Partner: St. Philips College

[Abandoned Bridge]

Description: Photograph of an abandoned bridge. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Abandoned bridge across Elm Fork of the Trinity River between Fish Trap Road and the T&P RR Co. in Denton Co."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Ablon Poultry & Egg Co.]

Description: Photograph of the Ablon Poultry & Egg Co. storefront. Crates are stacked against the loading dock. On the ride side, a truck packed with crates is parked.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives