Light a Flame of Thanksgiving

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Through the use of drawings, still images, and moving images, this film discusses the evolution of the Thanksgiving holiday as a tradition of acts of gratitude for life. The film traces the tradition of acts of gratitude back to Native Americans and takes a religious perspective. The film closes with footage of people visiting Thanksgiving Square in Dallas.

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1 film (17 min., 31 sec..) : sd., col. ; 16 mm

Creation Information

National Thanksgiving Commission Creation Date: Unknown.

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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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Description

Through the use of drawings, still images, and moving images, this film discusses the evolution of the Thanksgiving holiday as a tradition of acts of gratitude for life. The film traces the tradition of acts of gratitude back to Native Americans and takes a religious perspective. The film closes with footage of people visiting Thanksgiving Square in Dallas.

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1 film (17 min., 31 sec..) : sd., col. ; 16 mm

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Spotlight on North Texas

The digitized materials include home movies, television news footage, and photographs. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 8:51 p.m.

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  • 32.782665, -96.798534

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National Thanksgiving Commission. Light a Flame of Thanksgiving, video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942655/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.