[Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City]

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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 ... continued below

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1 video (60 min., 19 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 295 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City]
  • Added Title: Pampa, TX, Volume 1

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.

Physical Description

1 video (60 min., 19 sec.) : sd., col.

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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.

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Texas Historical Television Footage

The Texas Historical Television Footage collection 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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  • April 16, 2012, 1:53 p.m.

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[Pampa, Texas: A Ranching and Industrial City], video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194020/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.