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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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Boating on North Lake]

Description: Photograph of individuals boating on North Lake. In the photograph, individuals stand next to a car as they wait to board two boats.
Date: 1960~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Canyon Creek Neighborhood

Description: Photograph of a group of houses in Canyon Creek neighborhood. In the foreground, there is a yard with small shrubs, trees, and a metal swing. In the background, there are houses with wooden fences.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Canyon Creek Neighborhood

Description: Photograph of a group of houses in Canyon Creek neighborhood. In the foreground, there are train tracks and a chain-link fence. In the background, there is front-view of several houses in a line.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

The Church at Fostoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of a chuch that was located in Fostoria, Texas on the grounds of the Foster Lumber Company.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Fostoria School

Description: Photograph of along with the mill at Fostoria, there were most the resources a family needed including a school.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Arcadia Park]

Description: Aerial photograph of Arcadia Park.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Cox Machine Shop

Description: Photograph of Cox Machine Shop that was located north of Cleveland just off the Coldspings road. The shop was located by the Cox's home where they raised their children. All the children attended Cleveland schools. L to R is Mr.Cox, Charlie Welborn, ?,?,?.
Date: 1961
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of unknown young ladies on a float in the Christmas parade.
Date: 1962
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of annual Christmas parade in Cleveland
Date: 1962
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Morrison Hay Barn

Description: Photograph of a performance at Morrison Hay Barn.
Date: 1962
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Morrison Hay Barn

Description: Photograph of a performance at Morrison Hay Barn
Date: 1962
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

"A Raisin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of Mr. Younger and Mr. Linder discussing the art of improving race realations in the play "A Raisin in the Sun". The scene takes place in a living room. The actor in the background is seated on a couch and wearing a jacket and glasses. The actor in the foreground is seated on a chair and is wearing a short-sleeve shirt.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hansberry, Lorraine
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College