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 1501 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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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 compilation of photos and memorabilia documents the history of the county, comprised of items belonging to individuals in the area. In an effort to document as much of the history held by people with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those who wish to contribute their items of historical value, no matter how small the collection.

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  • April 1, 1924

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  • Feb. 19, 2007, 8:24 p.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 March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.