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

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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.

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

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This video is part of the collection entitled: Texas Historical Television Footage 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 193 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Alpine, Texas: Cowboy Poetry in the High Desert]
  • Added Title: Alpine, TX

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.

Physical Description

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

Notes

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.

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Texas Historical Television Footage

The Texas Historical Television Footage collection comes from the University of North Texas Media Library and it contains video of various places across Texas; including Grapevine, McAllen, College Station, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville.

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  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:26 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2012, 1:52 p.m.

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[Alpine, Texas: Cowboy Poetry in the High Desert], video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194008/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.