Rescuing Texas History, 2010 - 16 Matching Results

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[Ahavath Sholom Synagogue]

Description: Photograph of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation's second synagogue, located in the 800 block Taylor Street, Fort Worth, Texas. The synagogue, constructed in 1906 at a cost of $15,000, was a two-story brick building with stained-glass windows, a sanctuary with a balcony for women, and basement classrooms. The Hebrew phrase above the door translates to: "1906 Ahavath Sholom." The congregation worshiped in this synagogue from 1906 to 1951. The building was torn down to create a parking lot.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

Texas Instruments

Description: Photograph of several employees in a laboratory at Texas Instruments. The employees are all sitting down at tables with laboratory equipment; they are wearing lab coats and hair coverings.
Date: 1960/1970
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Dairy Day Contestents

Description: Photograph of a contestant posing with the cow that he entered in the livestock-judging portion of the Dairy Day celebrations in Cleveland, Texas. The cow is multi-colored and wearing a halter. The young man is standing behind the cow and is wearing a checkered shirt, jeans, and cowboy boots. He is also holding a ribbon against the cow's back. There are trees and other contestants in the background.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Allen & Bazoon Garage

Description: Photograph of a local garage. There is a jeep parked under the drive-through part of the building. A pick up truck and several cars are parked on the side street. Note that the name of the establishment on the window is backwards... installer put it in backwards and was never corrected.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

The Light Crust Dough Boys at Perk's Steak House

Description: Photograph of the Light Crust Dough Boys, a country-music band, performing at Perk's Steak House. The six band members are arranged in front of a restaurant counter and holding instruments that include a guitar, violin, keyboard, banjo, and string bass. Another man is visible behind the bar, along with coffee pots, and various other objects; there are unoccupied dining tables in front of the band members.
Date: January 9, 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Founders Day Choir Performance]

Description: Photograph of Roland Martin directing the St. Philip's College choir performance on Founders Day. Minnie Lowery and Dr. Clarence Norris, Dean, are seated in front of the choir. Ms. Lowery is wearing a dress, hat, eyeglasses and a flower corsage. Dean Norris is wearing suit, striped tie and eyeglasses. Both are holding programs on their laps. Stage curtains are visible in the background. A podium is visible in the left foreground.
Date: 1960
Partner: St. Philips College

[Man Waving in Car]

Description: Photograph of two men in a car, including Judge Voges waving on the right, during the Wilson County centennial in Floresville, Texas. A line of people stands in front of the Wilson County Telephone Company building in the background.
Date: 1960
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society