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A Pennzoil Day (1975)
A promotional film made by Pennzoil Motor Oil Company that spotlights the product's contribution to Ameri...
Elissa (1980)
Educational film about the discovery and initial restoration of the historic sailing ship
Elissa: A Crown for a Queen (1986)
PBS documentary tracing the monumental efforts of the Galveston Historical Foundation to restore the sail...
Galveston: Port and Playground of the Southwest
1950s promotional film detailing why Galveston is the “port of quickest dispatch”
Galveston Is the Mood You’re In
Tourism film from the early 1970s highlighting the variety of activities available in Galveston
Galveston: The Gilded Age of the Golden Isle (1977)
PBS documentary about the history of the economic and cultural development of Galveston Island
Home to the River (1976)
Educational film describing the great river systems of the world
Interview with Alex Haley (1991)
Segment of an interview with author Alex Haley, including an account of his trip to the Harry Ransom Center
Passage to Galveston: The Story of Elissa (1994)
Short documentary chronicling the history and restoration of the sailing ship and tourist attraction
The H.R. Ketchum Film Collection, no. 5 - Trip to Galveston
Home movie of the Ketchum family’s visit to Galveston as well as scenes from their home in Tulsa
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, October - November, 1962
KHOU-TV news clips from October and November, 1962
The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 33 - Touring Freedom Hill
Home movie footage from the Vietnam War of Freedom Hill, including local tenement housing and the Pacific...
The Sloane Collection, no. 14 - The Freeport Harbor
Reel of intertitles that accompany footage of Freeport Harbor construction
The Sloane Collection, no. 10 - The Freeport Sulphur Company
Footage of sulfur mining in Freeport in the 1920s
The Sloane Collection, no. 20 - The Freeport Harbor
Intertitled silent film describing the construction of the the Freeport Harbor in the 1920s
The Stroud Collection - Texan Theatre, no. 12 - Trip to New Orleans
Footage of a Texan family’s vacation to New Orleans
The Tall Ship Elissa Collection - Hull Repairs (1977)
The restoration process of the sailing ship Elissa begins in Greece, where repairs are made to her iron hull
The Tall Ship Elissa Collection - Ceremonial Ship Launching (1978)
Extensive repairs to her iron hull complete, the Elissa returns to the water for further restoration efforts
The Tall Ship Elissa Collection - Tow to Shore (1977)
The restoration process of the sailing ship Elissa begins in Greece, where repairs are made to her iron hull
Vaquero (2003)
Documentary profiling vaqueros, the Mexican-American cowboys who ranch cattle in South Texas
Wish You Were Here
Tourism film from the early 1960s that shows why Galveston is “America’s wish-you-were-here city”