[Nomai Family Video No. 1 - The 2014 State Fair of Texas]

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This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to the 2014 State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas. The footage begins with a close up of Big Tex and includes footage of Laura buying a Fletcher's Corny Dog, a performance by Rockin' Rick, sales demonstrations of knives and vacuums in an exhibit hall, the World on a String puppet show, Hendrick's Racing Pigs, and Big Tex speaking. Treat and Nomai watch a parade including floats featuring Ronald McDonald, the Fletcher's Corny Dog mascot, and a 1931 Greyhound bus. The movie concludes with a walk through the ... continued below

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1 video (9 min., 50 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

Creation Information

Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura October 4, 2014.

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This video is part of the collection entitled: Spotlight on North Texas and was provided by UNT Media Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to the 2014 State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas. The footage begins with a close up of Big Tex and includes footage of Laura buying a Fletcher's Corny Dog, a performance by Rockin' Rick, sales demonstrations of knives and vacuums in an exhibit hall, the World on a String puppet show, Hendrick's Racing Pigs, and Big Tex speaking. Treat and Nomai watch a parade including floats featuring Ronald McDonald, the Fletcher's Corny Dog mascot, and a 1931 Greyhound bus. The movie concludes with a walk through the Midway and views of the fairgrounds shot from the Texas Star Ferris Wheel.

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1 video (9 min., 50 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • October 4, 2014

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • Aug. 3, 2017, 4:13 p.m.

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Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura. [Nomai Family Video No. 1 - The 2014 State Fair of Texas], video, October 4, 2014; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942610/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.