Brazoria County

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White House Today (1961)
President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson remark upon the opening of a desalination ...
When Carla Called
Industrial film produced by Southwestern Bell Telephone company on their relief efforts following Hurrica...
Watermarks of History: An Informal Memoir of Brazoria County (1959)
Educational film that tells the story of Brazoria County
The Texas Division in 1968
Industrial film featuring achievements of the Dow Chemical Texas Division in 1968.
The Liberty County Bicentennial and Parade, Alvin F.F.A. Rodeo (1956)
Film of Liberty, Texas bicentennial celebration and parade of 1956 and an FFA rodeo for youngsters in Alv...
The Jim W. Keeland Collection, no. 7 - Texas Crop Harvests (1956)
Footage of cotton, corn, peanut, and rice harvests
The Jim W. Keeland Collection, no. 3 - Compilation Reel of Rural and Agricultural Events (1956)
This compilation reel from 1956 highlights scenes from a variety of rural and coastal locations i...
The Frick 70s Collection, no. 10 - Clute Mosquito Festival, 1981
Home movie footage of the 1981 Great Mosquito Festival in Clute
The Dow Chemical Collection - Scenes of Brazosport and Freeport Texas (1979)
Scenes of Dow Chemical in Brazosport and Freeport, Texas, during the 1970s
The Dow Chemical Collection - Union Strike (1972)
Footage of union workers protesting outside the Dow Chemical Texas Plant in Freeport during a four-month ...
The Dow Chemical Collection - Nighttime Footage of Freeport Plant
This film is a series of underexposed and silent nighttime shots of the Dow Chemical Freeport Plant
The Dow Chemical Collection - Organic Laboratory Annual Picnic (1955)
Dow Chemical employees perform amusing skits for their families and colleagues at an annual company picnic
The Dow Chemical Collection - Historical Footage of Lake Jackson and Freeport (1978)
Historical footage of the Freeport and Lake Jackson area during its initial development in the 1940s
The Dow Chemical Collection - Founder’s Day Ceremony (1963)
Lake Jackson’s founders, Alden B. Dow and Dr. A.P. Beutel, attend the city’s 20th anniversary celebration
The Dow Chemical Collection - Hurricane Carla Storm Damage (1961)
Film documenting the damage following Hurricane Carla in 1961 along the Gulf Coast, from Houston to Port ...
The Dow Chemical Collection - 20th Anniversary Celebration (1963)
Lake Jackson celebrates its 20th anniversary with a Founder’s Day program and parade
The Dow Chemical Collection - Company Picnic (1961)
Dow Chemical employees enjoy a company picnic in Lake Jackson, featuring the Clemens Combo Prison Band
The Dow Chemical Collection - 10th Anniversary Celebration (1953)
Lake Jackson celebrates its 10th anniversary with a parade, featuring decorated cars, marching bands, and...
The Dow Chemical Collection - Cattle Maintenance and Prison Band
1960s home movie of ranchers tagging and branding cattle as well as footage of a Dow Chemical company picnic
The Austin Colony: Brazos River Letters (1998)
Educational video re-creating the story of a family moving from the southeast to Austin’s Texan territori...
Texas-Mexican Presbytery Collection, no. 6
A Presbyterian congregation in Angleton, Texas, and the church’s minister preaching.
Texas Prison System Farms (1956)
Industrial film of prison farms in Brazoria, Fort Bend, and Harris counties, focusing primarily on the co...
Singing Spirituals at the Austin Town Festival (1997)
Video of re-enactors at 1997 Austin Town Festival in Angleton singing “Old Time Religion”
San Jacinto Festival in West Columbia (1956)
Footage of San Jacinto Festival in West Columbia, including couples in snazzy formal wear
Plants, Products, and People
Industrial film highlighting how the three elements key to Dow’s success interplay
Category - Lake Jackson
LBJ at the Freeport Desalination Plant (1961)
Footage of groundbreaking ceremony for Saline Water Conversion Plant in Freeport, including a speech from...
Kid Day at Angleton High School (1961)
Scenes of “Kid Day” celebrated by the Angleton High seniors of 1961
Inmates Assist Cowboys at the Ramsey Unit
Footage of inmates from the Ramsey Unit assisting cowboys with cattle
In Those Days (1976)
Industrial film documenting the history of Freeport and Lake Jackson and the role Dow Chemical played in ...
Hurricane Carla (1961)
Raw news footage capturing preparations for and the aftermath of Hurricane Carla both along the coast and...
High School Days in Angleton (1961)
Film clip captures a get-together of the graduating class of Angleton High, 1961
Category - Freeport
FBC-TV Hurricane Preparedness PSA (1983)
Local television PSA explains to coastal residents of Brazoria County how to prepare for a hurricane
Dr. A.P. Beutel Fishing on Harris Reservoir (1959)
This home movie depicts Dow Chemical employees, including Dr. A.P. Beutel, fishing on Harris Reservoir in...
Cowgirls’ Barrel Racing at the Brazoria County Fair (1991)
Video of cowgirls competing in barrel races at the 1991 Brazoria County Fair
Brazoria County Fair Parade (1961)
Footage of 1961 Brazoria County Fair Parade with a fun sixties soundtrack
Brazoria County Fair Queen Candidates (1991)
Video of Fair Queen candidates participating in 1991 Brazoria County Fair Parade
Battle Island Ranch (2000)
Video of John Phillips III’s cattle ranch, Battle Island, near West Columbia
Category - Angleton