[Alpine, Texas: Cowboy Poetry in the High Desert]

Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Alpine, Texas. The footage covers: high desert and mountainous landscapes; interviews with locals about their trades, such as cowboy poetry and agate artistry; sites of cultural interest, such as downtown Alpine, Big Bend National Park and Museum, McDonald Observatory and an art fair; and music and dancing in a local bar.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Brewster County - Alpine
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Media Library
Collection(s):
Texas Historical Television Footage
Usage:
Total Uses: 193
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Brewster County - Alpine
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Alpine, Texas. The footage covers: high desert and mountainous landscapes; interviews with locals about their trades, such as cowboy poetry and agate artistry; sites of cultural interest, such as downtown Alpine, Big Bend National Park and Museum, McDonald Observatory and an art fair; and music and dancing in a local bar.

Note:

Minor video interruptions at 00:31:40, 01:02:09, 01:36:55, and 01:48:44. Video ends at 01:48:43.
The program for which the films of the Texas Historical Television Footage collection were shot is not accessible, but the nature of the collection’s footage suggests it was intended for a public television show.

Physical Description:

1 video (117 min., 43 sec.) : sd., col.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): television clips | camera crews | songs | cowboy poetry | agate | Sul Ross University | Big Bend National Park | barracks | cacti | car shows | Museum of the Big Bend | high desert | observatories | McDonald Observatory | art galleries
Added Title: Alpine, TX
Partner:
UNT Media Library
Collection:
Texas Historical Television Footage
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth194008
Resource Type: Video
Format: Video
Rights:
Access: Public
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