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[First Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of the First Methodist Church in Marlin, Texas. There are two dirt roads in front of the church. The photograph was taken in the early 1900s.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of a Baptist Church with ionic columns and stained glass windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Stained Glass Window at St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Waco]

Description: Copy photograph of a stained glass window at St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Waco, Texas. It features the image of Jesus, indicated by a nimbus with a cross, speaking in the Temple. The window is in memorial of Elizabeth Day Sleeper.
Date: 1984
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Stained Glass Window at a Church]

Description: Copy photograph of a stained glass window at First Presbyterian Church in Waco, Texas. It features an image of Jesus Christ with the text "I am the vine; ye are the branches." The window is a memorial for Fabius Hoyt Sleeper and Pattie Markham Sleeper.
Date: 1984
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of a Church with Senior Center Sign]

Description: Photograph of the front of a church with a senior center sign to the right. The Church is white with four columns in front and steps leading up to the entryway, and there are two doors with stained glass windows above them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Church with Senior Center Sign]

Description: Negative of an unidentified white church in Fredericksburg, Texas with a sign to the right that say Senior Center. The church has four columns in front and a cross on top. There are two stained glass windows above the two sets of doors in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of a Church with Senior Center Sign]

Description: Negative of an unidentified white church in Fredericksburg, Texas with a sign to the right that say Senior Center. The church has four columns in front and a cross on top. There are two stained glass windows above the two sets of doors in front, and there may be more stained glass windows along the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Stained Glass Window Pane of Military Tents]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting a field of tents. It represents the military camp of the Tribe of Gad, which was known for its warriors. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. When the congregation moved to a new building in the summer of 2000, this was among the panes reframed and placed in a window in the Hall of Remembrance.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of an Olive Tree]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting an olive tree. It represents the Tribe of Asher, one of the wealthiest tribes of Israel. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. When the congregation moved in the summer of 2000, this pane, and all the others that represent one of the 12 Tribes of Israel, was removed and placed in a smaller window in the new synagogue's Hall of Remembrance.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of City Gates]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting city gates for the Tribe of Simeon. It represents the city of Shechem, where Simeon led his brothers to avenge dishonor to their sister, Dinah. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El, When Beth-El moved in the summer of 2000, this pane was placed in a small window in the new building's Hall of Remembrance.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Bull and a Unicorn]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting two animals, a bull and a unicorn, to represent Joseph's two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh. The one-horned animal, representing the Tribe of Manasseh, roamed the wilderness in ancient Assyria and is extinct; the bull represents the Tribe of Ephraim including Ephraim and his descendants. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature.This pane was transferred to a window in Beth-El's Hall of Remembrance when the congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Breastplate]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting a breastplate with twelve squares of color, representing the vestments worn by the Levites, the priestly tribe. Each of the twelve squares, colored like a precious gem, stands for one of the 12 Tribes of Israel. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. This pane was transferred to a window in the Hall of Remembrance when Beth-El Congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Donkey]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting a donkey, which represents the Tribe of Issachar whose descendants had strong but servile roles. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. This pane was transferred to a window in Beth-El's Hall of Remembrance when the congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Ship]

Description: Close-up photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting a ship to represent the Tribe of Zebulon, which had territory bordering the Sea of Galilee. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature.This pane was transferred to a window in the Hall of Remembrance when Beth-El Congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Mandrake]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting the flowers of a mandrake plant, which represents Reuben. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. Biblically, the mandrake plant (fruit and roots) was believed to enhance a woman's fertility; Reuben gathered it for his mother, Leah. Leah had six children and also gave the plant to Rachel, who was barren but later conceived two sons. This pane was transferred to a window in the Hall of Remembrance when Beth-El Congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Wolf]

Description: Close-up photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting a wolf, which represents the Tribe of Benjamin. The Bible describes Benjamin as a "ravenous wolf; in the morning he consumes the foe, and in the evening he divides the spoil." It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. This pane was transferred to a window in the Hall of Remembrance when Beth-El Congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[Stained Glass Window Pane of a Lion]

Description: Photograph of a stained-glass window pane depicting a lion to represent Judah and his tribe of brave leaders. It is one of more than two dozen circular stained-glass discs created in 1947 for the sanctuary of Fort Worth's Temple Beth-El; most of the images were copied from a book on Jewish treasures to represent a collection of Judaica in miniature. This pane was transferred to a window in the Hall of Remembrance when Beth-El Congregation moved to 4900 Briarhaven Rd. in the summer of 2000.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lauer, Ralph
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

Little Chapel in the Woods stained glass window

Description: A photograph of the Motherhood stained glass window of the Little Chapel in the Woods is shown. The stained glass window reads: "She looketh well to the ways of her house. Hold and eateth not the bread of idleness. She seeketh wool and flax and worketh willingly with her hands. She openeth her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue is the law of kindness. Strength and honor are her clothing and she shall rejoice in time to come. Her children arise up and call her blessed. Her husband also praiseth her. To the glory of God and in grateful [illegible] to Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Nicholson.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Stained Glass Window in Library]

Description: Photograph of a stained glass window, depicting trees by a river, in a library somewhere in Texas. Books are visible on shelves to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Stained Glass Window on Synagogue]

Description: Photograph of three stained glass windows, including one with a Star of David, on the Temple Beth-El synagogue in Corsicana, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Synagogue Doors]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Temple Beth-El synagogue in Corsicana, Texas. There are double doors and stained glass windows visible on the synagogue.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Front Doors to Synagogue]

Description: Photograph of the front doors to the Temple Beth-El synagogue in Corsicana, Texas. Stained glass windows are visible above the doors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell