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[Main sanctuary, Beth-El, ca. late 1920's or mid-1930's]

Description: Children celebrating the holidays of Succot and Simchat Torah in the main sanctuary of the Beth-El Congregation, 207 W. Broadway, taken in the late 1920s or mid-1930s. This rare photo is among the few that show the original interior of the temple sanctuary, which featured a choir loft and a pipe organ.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[George Washington]

Description: Color postcard with a portrait of George Washington in an oval frame topped with red, white, and blue ribbons. Below the picture is written, "Here's to the Birthday we now celebrate." Correspondence on the back reads, "Lookout tomorrow, mailed on the 12.40 Train for a 'ery vay ersonal pay' etter lay. #9 -Lovingly, Rosa Edna has a new girl."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Duus Family Holiday Greeting Photograph]

Description: Two photographs of the same image of the Duus family, which were used as a holiday greeting card and have been placed together with the aid of a small piece of adhesive on the back of the right photograph. The portrait of the family positions Pastor Vagn Duus on the leftmost side, holding a young a boy. The pastor's wife, identified as Gerda Duus, is in the middle, holding a baby in front of her and Sybil Duus on the right. The two boys have not been properly identified, although names have been provided in accompanying information (Verner and Erling). Text beneath the portrait says, "Season's Greetings from Our House to Your House" and has a simple line drawing of a landscape beneath it.
Date: 1942/1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Holiday of Succot, ca. 1949-1950]

Description: Students of the Beth-El Congregation celebrate the Holiday of Succot around 1949-1950. They built a succah, a tabernacle or booth covered with seasonal greens and fruits, on the altar of the synagogue at 207 W. Broadway Ave., Fort Worth.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

May Pole Dance

Description: Copy negative of a large group of people at a Field Day celebration in Abilene. Three groups of people are doing a May Pole dance and a large crowd is watching. George H. Hill is pictured. There are buildings and vehicles in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

College Students Planting Tree

Description: Copy negative of a group of graduates at Simmons College gathered around a newly planted tree on Arbor Day in the early 1920's.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of two women who appear to be talking to each other. The woman on the right is wearing gloves, a dress with buttons, and a small purse. There are women in the background who are also formally dressed and appear to talking amongst themselves.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

May Day Celebration

Description: Copy photograph of sixteen children dancing in a May Day celebration. The children are lined up in pairs. Each couple holds hands with each other and the adjacent couple. Behind them is a brick building. The girls are all in light-colored dresses, and the boys are wearing overalls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. A man is speaking at a podium. A sign below says, "KPAR-TV channel 12." There is a large portrait of LBJ on the wall behind.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of six people standing outside a brick building during Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene. Standing in front is a man, who is smiling and raising his hat. A woman in a long coat and fur wrap is standing beside him. Another woman and three men stand behind them. There is a car in the street.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several people are sitting at long tables covered with table cloths. A sign on the wall above says, "Lyndon Johnson, A leader to lead the nation."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Holiday Succot in 2007]

Description: Two photographs of Rabbi Ralph Meckleburger entertaining children during the Holiday of Succot in 2007, outdoors at Beth-El Congregation, 4900 Briarhaven Rd. The succah, or tabernacle, is built outdoors. Page from a thank you letter to the rabbi. " Thank you! 2007 Dear Rabbi Mecklenburger, Thank you for helping us celebrate Sukkot. We all loved the story you told and enjoyed swaying to the songs you played. Todah, Rachel Yaacobi on behalf of Lil Goldman's students and staff."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

Military Men at Table Eating

Description: Copy photograph of military men at a table eating. The table is decorated with evergreen clippings and fake over sized candles. The men are in uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Lyndon B. Johnson and several other men stand behind a podium. Others nearby applaud. Behind the podium is a large portrait of Lyndon Johnson.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several men and women are standing near a podium while others nearby applaud. On the wall behind is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A Leader to Lead the Nation."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Three women and two men are seated at a table, eating. There are condiments and flowers on the table. Flags in the flowers say, "L.B.J."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of two men standing outside the door of 866 Sayles Boulevard in Abilene, Texas on Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene. The building is brick with a glass storm door. One of the men is in a police uniform and the other man is wearing a suit.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. A man is speaking at a podium. A sign below says, "KPAR-TV channel 12." There is a large portrait of LBJ on the wall behind and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A leader to lead the nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. A man and woman are standing at a podium. Several people nearby are applauding. On the wall behind is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A Leader to Lead the Nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several men and women are seated at a long table covered with food. There is a large bouquet of flowers in front of the table. There is a podium on the table behind.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a man on a telephone during Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene. The man is wearing a suit and bow tie and is leaning against a wall. There is a window in the wall that goes into the next room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Lyndon B. Johnson and two men are standing at a podium. A sign below the banner says, "KPAR-TV channel 12." Behind the podium is a large portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several men are standing near a podium while others nearby applaud. On the wall behind is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A Leader to Lead the Nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library