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People Leaving the Methodist Church at Terry

Description: Photograph of a group of people walking out of the Methodist Church at Terry. There are five women walking towards the viewer. They are wearing long dresses, high heels, and hats. One woman is holding a piece of paper over her head. A group of girls in dresses are standing on the porch of the church. Others are coming out of the screen doors. A man in a tie is standing on the left side of the frame. There are bushes in front and on the side of the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of Church Members]

Description: Photograph of African American church members standing outside on church steps. The men are wearing dark suits and the women are wearing dark dresses. Two young girls standing in the front of the group are wearing light-colored dresses. The building is believed to be New Hope Baptist Church on 6th Street in Waco, TX.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of Church Members]

Description: Photograph of African American church members standing outside in front of a church. The church itself resembles a simple two story house. A group of people are standing in the center in white robes, and the rest of the members are wearing dark dress clothes. The young children are standing in the front of the group along with a man and woman who are seated.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of Church Members]

Description: Photograph of African American church members standing outside on church steps. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing dark dresses. The young children are standing in the front of the group. The building is believed to be Second Baptist Church of Waco.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Photograph of a Church Congregation]

Description: Photograph of African American church members standing outside on church steps. The children are in front of the steps of the entrance, and the adults are behind them. The adults are mostly women except for two men on either side of the group.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Interior, Beth-El Congregation Sanctuary, after 1981 remodeling]

Description: Interior photograph of the remodeled sanctuary at the Beth-El Congregation at 207 W. Broadway Ave in Fort Worth. Theatre-style chairs circle around a central podium. Large stained-glass windows are visible on the far right and fiberglass lamps, evoking a flock of dove, hang from the ceiling. The sanctuary was designed by St. Louis architect John Mike Cohen.
Date: unknown
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[In Memoriam]

Description: Wolf & Klar Jewelers' 163 employees signed a certificate giving a Torah to the Beth-El Congregation in 1947 in memory of company founder Alex Wolf. The synagogue, at 207 W. Broadway, was gutted in a 1946 fire and lost most of its Torahs. A photograph of Alex Wolf is in the upper-left corner and a Wolf & Klar Jewelers' logo which says "In Memoriam" is in the lower-right corner. The text at the top of the certificate says: "In loving memory and respect for our beloved founder, Mr. Alex Wolf, we the employees of Wolf & Klar Companies, dedicate this torah to Beth El congregation, as a memorial to his love and kindness of his fellow men."
Date: 1947
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained-Glass Window Mural]

Description: Color photograph of the stained-glass mural "Sunset" designed in 1979 by Fort Worth artist Evaline Sellers. The stained-glass mural was moved to the new congregation at Briarhaven Road in 2000.
Date: 2001
Creator: Wilson, Ray & Sellers, Evaline
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

1940 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in a grassy outdoor area close by some trees. Six girls in white dresses stand in the front row while five boys who are mostly only able to seen from the neck up, stand directly behind them. In the background a steeple with a cross on the top is visible.
Date: 1940
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1936 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photo depicting the girls of the confirmation class of 1936 standing on the steps of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. The girls, who are all wearing white dresses, are arranged in two rows. They are accompanied by a man in a dark suit and tie identified as Pastor A.E. Frost. Behind the group, the church doors and a faint inscription above it as well as two windows are visible.
Date: 1936
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1936 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of a confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. A mixture of boys and girls dressed in formal attire are arranged on the steps before the church building which has the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE" written on the arched window above its doors. Two other windows on either side of the doors are visible behind the group.
Date: 1936
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1944 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the 1944 confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church], whose doors are open. Six girls in white dresses with flowers pinned to their chests stand in the front row while six boys, also formally dressed, stand in the back. They are accompanied by a man on the right identified as Pastor Vaghn Duus. The photograph has a decorative border above which a handwritten note in Danish was penned.
Date: 1944
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1934 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photo of a confirmation class standing on the steps of a church. An elderly couple identified as Pastor N.P. Hald and Mrs. Hald stand in the middle of the youth, who are dressed formally.
Date: 1934
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[1946 Confirmation]

Description: Black and white photo of a confirmation class, composed of six boys and one girl, all of whom are formally dressed and have a flower pinned to their chest. They are accompanied by an older man on the left who is identified as Pastor Vaghn Duus. Behind them is a building whose doors are partly visible.
Date: 1946
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

1941 Confirmation

Description: Black and white photograph of the confirmation class standing in front of the [Danevang Lutheran Church]. Seven girls and six boys stand arranged in three rows in front of the church building. They are accompanied by an older man, identified as Pastor A.E. Frost on the left. Behind the group, the church doors and two windows are visible. Above the building's doors is the inscription "ANS GAR KIRKE." On the back of the photograph is a note written in Danish.
Date: 1941
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society