[Nomai Family Video No. 2 - Fourth of July in Denton, Texas]

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This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat celebrating the Fourth of July in Denton, Texas. The movie begins with the Yankee Doodle Parade around the Courthouse Square. Local businesses seen as the crowd gathers include the Abbey Inn, More Fun Comics and Games, Atomic Candy, Chestnut Tree, Recycled Books and Records (Opera House), Andy's Bar, the Downtown Mini Mall, Well's Fargo bank, and McNeill's Appliances. Parade participants include Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai, Denton Institute of Phrenology Half-Fast Marching Band, Frack Free Denton, Denton Fire Department, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 920, Denton Future Farmers of America (FFA), Beth ... continued below

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1 video (9 min., 49 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

Creation Information

Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura July 4, 2015.

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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 36 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat celebrating the Fourth of July in Denton, Texas. The movie begins with the Yankee Doodle Parade around the Courthouse Square. Local businesses seen as the crowd gathers include the Abbey Inn, More Fun Comics and Games, Atomic Candy, Chestnut Tree, Recycled Books and Records (Opera House), Andy's Bar, the Downtown Mini Mall, Well's Fargo bank, and McNeill's Appliances. Parade participants include Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai, Denton Institute of Phrenology Half-Fast Marching Band, Frack Free Denton, Denton Fire Department, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 920, Denton Future Farmers of America (FFA), Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream, Girl Scouts, Cartwright's Ranch House, North Texas Youth Football Association (NTYFA), DC Raiders, and the Cross Timbers Community Church. Following the parade, Treat and Nomai attend a community and family event at the Quakertown Park and Denton Civic Center and watch a live musical performance on the courthouse lawn. The movie ends with fireworks at Apogee Stadium.

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1 video (9 min., 49 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • July 4, 2015

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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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  • 33.215034, -97.133052

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Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura. [Nomai Family Video No. 2 - Fourth of July in Denton, Texas], video, July 4, 2015; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942641/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.