The Orris D. Brown Collection

The digital preservation of this collection was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Orris Brown films, and many other interesting films about Texas, are available on the Houston Public Library Houston Area Digital Archives website.

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The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 8 - Trip to New Orleans
Home movie footage of the Brown Family's trip to New Orleans in the late 1930s
The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 7 - A Vacation Junket (1939)
Home movie footage of the Brown family vacation to Tennessee and Washington D.C. in 1939.
The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 5 - Advertisements
Reel of advertisements for business sponsors of a Sunday School program at Houston's North Side Methodist...
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 Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 6 - Houston, Henderson, and FDR (1936)
Compilation reel that includes early film techniques, scenes of Houston and Henderson, TX, and FDR's visi...
The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 1 - Dallas Centennial Exposition, A Holiday on Treasure Isla...
Home movie footage of the Brown Family's trip to New Orleans in the late 1930s
The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 4 - The Great Houston Flood of 1935
Home movie footage of the Great Houston Flood of 1935
The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 2 - San Jacinto Memorial (1936-39)
Film documenting the groundbreaking, construction, and dedication of the San Jacinto Monument