Beth Jacob Congregation World War II banner of veterans
Silk banner embroidered with 220 names of World War II veterans associated with Beth Jacob Congregation, then located at 3847 Turnberry Circle, Houston, TX. Each name has a star next to it, including gold stars for those killed in action. A Star of David features in the center of the banner, which measures 8.75 feet in length. The banner was originally hung in Beth Jacob Congregation, which later merged into United Orthodox Synagogues in the 1960s. The banner was scanned in three parts at Fondren Library, and joined together digitally.