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[Salsberg-Fox Wedding]

Description: Photograph of the 1916 wedding of Gertrude Fox and Archie Salsberg on the altar at Congregation Ahavath Sholom's synagogue in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. The bride and groom stand in the center of the photograph, surrounded by men wearing tuxedos and top hats and women wearing silk and taffeta dresses. Above the bridal party is a wedding canopy (called a Chuppah in Hebrew). It takes the shape of an arbor covered with flowers and crepe paper resembling wedding bells. Above the arbor there is a ledge containing two tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments, written in Hebrew, with a potted plant and sculpted lion on either side. A large portion of the lower-right corner of the photograph is missing.
Date: January 16, 1916
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Portrait of Gertrude Fox]

Description: Hand-tinted, engagement photograph of Gertrude "Gertie" Fox (1894-1966) of Fort Worth, Texas. She is visible from the chest up, wearing a dark evening gown with rosettes at the left shoulder. She holds a feathered fan in front of her. Fox was from Corsicana and moved to Fort Worth in 1916 when she married Archie Salsberg.
Date: 1916~
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Portrait of Abraham and Hedwig Salsberg]

Description: Photograph of Abraham Salsberg (1870-1957) and Hedwig Salsberg (1870-1940), parents of Archie Salsberg. The pair are standing together and were photographed outdoors. Hedwig (left) is wearing a dark-colored dress and has her left arm through her husband's right. Abraham (right) is wearing a light-colored suit and is holding a hat in his left hand. He was a charter member and longtime board member at Fort Worth's Congregation Ahavath Sholom.
Date: 1916
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[A. D. Milroy Company]

Description: Photograph taken inside the A. D. Milroy Co. building. There are three men standing toward the back of the building, and the tables around them are covered with cotton. There is a large skylight in the ceiling, and there are light bulbs hanging down. Written at the bottom center of the photograph is "A. D. Milroy Co. 1916."
Date: 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Post Office Site]

Description: Photograph of a construction site for a post office. Several men are standing along the edge of the site. In the background, there are stacks of construction materials, and a horse-drawn wagon carrying other materials. Behind the site, there are other buildings.
Date: February 1, 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Portrait of Group and Gus Schumacher Residence]

Description: Photograph of a group of eight men posing in front of Gus Schumacher's home. A dog is standing in between two of the men. The house is wooden with a porch extending to the left side. In the background, there are smaller buildings and a water tank.
Date: March 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Portraits of Children]

Description: Photograph of two images of the Winters children. In the first image, two children are posing. Both are wearing jumpsuits. In the second image, three children are posing. They are all wearing overalls.
Date: 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1916

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1916
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Partner: Texas Woman's University