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[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of the LeTourneau Tournalayer, a massive machine that was designed by Robert G. LeTourneau. The machine was used to create monolithic homes in basic units of 784 square feet, and it could turn out as many as eight homes in one day.
Date: January 1977
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Beth-El Congregation's Second Synagogue]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of the second house of worship for Beth-El Congregation, Fort Worth's Reform Jewish congregation. The two-story building at 207 W. Broadway Ave., was constructed with red brick and limestone accents. The temple's facade has a frieze above the entry with a quote from Psalms ("Give Ear, O Lord, Unto My Prayer") as well as two menorahs above the entrance. There are many stained-glass windows on the front and side of the building, protected by storm windows. At the far right of the photograph, Broadway Baptist Church is visible behind the synagogue. There is also a car in the bottom right corner, and a lamppost with the street names "Galveston" and "W. Broadway" in the foreground.
Date: 1970
Creator: Stenzler, Marty
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[West Bank]

Description: Photograph of the west bank on the discharge side of gates. The gates open 30 inches. There is erosion on the bank. Several cars are parked next to the body of water.
Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[California Crossing Above Dam]

Description: Photograph of a river surrounded on either side by trees. Near the middle of the image, there appears to be a dam across the river, made of sticks and natural materials. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "California Crossing 11-77,Looking Downstream From Above Dam."
Date: November 1977
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Basketball Game]

Description: Photograph of a St. Philip's College basketball game during the 1973-1974 season. Walter Kemper, player #40, has just taken a shot and the basketball is just above the hoop. Also visible are #41 Pete Morales, #42 Lucien Johnson and #43 Keith Carrington, plus two players from the opposing team and the referee.
Date: [1973..1974]
Partner: St. Philips College

[Basketball Game]

Description: Photograph of a St. Philip's College basketball game during the 1973-1974 season in the Tiger Cage. A player, #20 Robin White, has just thrown the ball. Also visible are #42 Lucien Johnson, three members of the opposing team and three spectators in the background.
Date: [1973..1974]
Partner: St. Philips College

[Photograph of Edward Heckman in Automotive]

Description: Photograph of Edward Heckman, an Automotive Instructor at St. Philip's College, helping students work on a car. He is standing beside the car with his right hand on his hip. He is wearing a long work jacket and eyeglasses. Two students are working under the hood of the car. Another car, three engines and two other people are visible in the background.
Date: 1977
Partner: St. Philips College