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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

[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

[Photograph of Frank Duckworth]

Description: Photograph of Chief Frank Duckworth of Campus Police on duty while a student pays her tuition. He is in uniform and is holding a piece of paper in his right hand. The student standing at a table paying her tuition to a man and a woman seated behind a table. Several people are visible in the background.
Date: 1971
Partner: St. Philips College

[Photograph of Ella Saine]

Description: Photograph of Ella Saine, Business Instructor at St. Philip's College, seated in an office. There is a desk and a filing cabinet behind her. She is wearing a striped dress. Her left hand is resting on her lap while her right hand is resting on the arm of her chair.
Date: 1971
Partner: St. Philips College