[Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City]

Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Pampa, Texas. At a ranch, cowboys drive cattle to branding. Visitors to the White Deer Land Museum look at period furniture, wagon parts, and arrowheads. At a military museum, a United States Army helicopter and an airplane are displayed outside. Indoors, a guide shows Nazi military knives, a P38 pistol, and other weapons to a visiting man and boy. An outdoor sculpture of a musical staff displays the opening measures of Woody Guthrie's song "This Land is Your Land". The film’s various other shots of Pampa sites and inhabitants include: the Gray County Court House, Pampa Chamber of Commerce, Pampa Fire Department, Clarendon College, National Oilwell factory, Celanese factory, Cabot Corporation plant, men performing various tasks on heavy industrial machinery, men repainting the Harris Drugs storefront, and a colony of black-tailed prairie dog clans.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gray County - Pampa
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Media Library
Collection(s):
Texas Historical Television Footage
Usage:
Total Uses: 180
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gray County - Pampa
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Pampa, Texas. At a ranch, cowboys drive cattle to branding. Visitors to the White Deer Land Museum look at period furniture, wagon parts, and arrowheads. At a military museum, a United States Army helicopter and an airplane are displayed outside. Indoors, a guide shows Nazi military knives, a P38 pistol, and other weapons to a visiting man and boy. An outdoor sculpture of a musical staff displays the opening measures of Woody Guthrie's song "This Land is Your Land". The film’s various other shots of Pampa sites and inhabitants include: the Gray County Court House, Pampa Chamber of Commerce, Pampa Fire Department, Clarendon College, National Oilwell factory, Celanese factory, Cabot Corporation plant, men performing various tasks on heavy industrial machinery, men repainting the Harris Drugs storefront, and a colony of black-tailed prairie dog clans.

Note:

Minor video interruptions at 00:00:00 and 00:31:03.
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 (60 min., 19 sec.) : sd., col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): television clips | camera crews | Clarendon College | White Deer Land Museum | arrowheads | helicopters | P38 | "This Land is Your Land" | National Oilwell | Celanese | Cabot Corporation | industrial machinery | black-tailed prairie dogs | factories | music staff
Added Title: Pampa, TX, Volume 1
Partner:
UNT Media Library
Collection:
Texas Historical Television Footage
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth194020
Resource Type: Video
Format: Video
Rights:
Access: Public