Texas Centennial, 1936
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The Raiford H. Burton Collection, no. 2 - Texas Centennial and WWII Scrap Metal Drive (1930-43)
Home movie footage of the Burton family, the Texas Centennial Exposition, and a WWII scrap metal drive
The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 3 - Texas Centennial Snapshots (1936)
Footage of notable locations, battles, and citizens that tell the story of early Texas at the time of its...
The Big Show (1936)
Film set and shot at the Texas Centennial starring Gene Autry and featuring Roy Rogers
Texas Centennial Highlights (1936)
Promotional film for the Texas Centennial Exposition held at Fair Park in 1936
State Fair of Texas, Centennial Exposition (1936)
Scenes of the Texas Centennial Exposition held at Fair Park in 1936
Sam Houston Tribute at Texas Centennial
Newsreel footage of Texans celebrating the centennial of their independence
Lone Star State Selects Beauties for 100 Year Pageant (1935)
Silent newsreel footage of aspiring beauty queens being compared to cutouts of the “perfect figure.”
Lone Star State Marks Centennial of Alamo's Fall
Public festivities surrounding the Alamo's centennial.
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