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People at Barbeque

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people eating barbecue outside at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. The picnic is a celebration of the premier of the John Wayne movie The War Wagon. The are two buses visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man With Girls Drill Team

Description: Copy photograph of a man standing with a girls drill team at Six Flags Over Texas for the premier of the John Wayne movie The War Wagon. The women are in cowgirl costume, and the man, whose arm is around one of the women, is wearing a suit and tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 7, Number 2, Fall, 1995

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on the introduction of electricity to Dallas.
Date: 1995
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Postcard of Three Amusement Rides]

Description: Postcard of people on three rides on tracks at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. The roller coaster at the top is the Runaway Mine Train, the ride in the middle is an authentic 1898 steam engine, and the ride at the bottom is the Mini Mine Train, which was designed for younger riders.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Zoo- park area

Description: Photograph of the Petting Zoo at Six Flags Over Texas. It was a small zoo that housed various animals that could be fed and petted. Some small farm animals were included. In this photograph there is a white goat and further in the background what looks to be a donkey. The area is covered by a triangular shaped awning. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.
Date: October 1966
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Cave

Description: Photograph of a boy walking into the Cave amusement ride at Six Flags Over Texas. The entrance to the ride is simulated like a cave entrance with rockery surrounding the opening. The ride was opened in 1964 and featured floating through a dark tunnel inhabited by creatures called Spee-Lunkers. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.
Date: October 1966
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Six Flags]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 10:00pm.
Date: April 3, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Birds]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a broadcast news story.
Date: March 25, 1965
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Boneheads]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Dallas Bonehead Club playing a prank on the Six Flags Over Texas park.
Date: August 4, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Six Flags]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Six Flags Over Texas unveiling a new ride called the Aserradero in Arlington, Texas.
Date: June 15, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections