D.W. Griffith Presents "The Birth of a Nation"

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This photograph illustrates a souvenir program from the silent motion picture, "The Birth of a Nation, the Most Stupendous and Fascinating Motion Picture Drama Created in the United States. Founded on Thomas Dixon's story 'The Clansman' " The motion picture presents an early 20th-century Southern view of Reconstruction.

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20 p. ; 30 cm.

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Griffith, D.W. April 1, 1924.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Palo Pinto County Album and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1448 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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This photograph illustrates a souvenir program from the silent motion picture, "The Birth of a Nation, the Most Stupendous and Fascinating Motion Picture Drama Created in the United States. Founded on Thomas Dixon's story 'The Clansman' "
The motion picture presents an early 20th-century Southern view of Reconstruction.

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20 p. ; 30 cm.

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Palo Pinto County Album

This ongoing collection is a compilation of photographs and memorabilia documenting the history of Palo Pinto County and its people. As a community album it is comprised solely of items belonging to individuals of the Palo Pinto County area. In an effort to document as much of the history that is held by individuals and families with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those in the community that have items of historic value and wish to contribute no matter how small their collection.

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  • April 1, 1924

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  • Feb. 19, 2007, 8:24 p.m.

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  • July 30, 2012, 10:52 a.m.

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Griffith, D.W. D.W. Griffith Presents "The Birth of a Nation", book, April 1, 1924; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21924/: accessed August 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.