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[Addison, Texas: Addison Businesses and the Dallas West End Marketplace and Galleria]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Addison, Dallas, and Farmer's Branch, Texas. Footage from Addison includes: an interview with Mayor Richard Beckert; shots of businesses, including restaurants, department stores, and hotels within the city; and Celestial Park. Footage from Dallas includes: musical performances, crowds, and businesses at the old West End Marketplace; Six Flags Over Texas amusement park; Interstate 35-E, and figure skaters in the ice skating rink at the Galleria shopping center. Footage from Farmer’s Branch shows: an interview with Mayor Dave Blair; women meeting at a tea room; and the Historic Park Depot.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Addison, Texas: Addison Center Theatre and Farmer's Branch Folk Festival]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in the cities of Addison, Dallas, and Farmer's Branch in Dallas County, Texas. Footage from Addison includes: shots of hotels, restaurants, and businesses within the city; Noell Service and Supply Co. Cotton Gin and Feed Mill; Celestial Park; and the modern architecture of Addison Center Theatre. Footage from Dallas includes: musical performances, crowds, and businesses at the West End Marketplace; Six Flags Over Texas amusement park; Interstate 35-E; ice skaters at the ice skating rink at the Galleria shopping center; and shops within the Galleria. Footage from Farmer’s Branch captures the Farmer’s Branch Folk Festival with: songs and musical performances; historical reenactments of tradesmen and the 9th Texas Inf. Co. F Southern Volunteers of the Civil War; old method of loading firearms; and outdoor cooking.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[News Script: Sky hook]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new ride called "Sky Hook," being opened at the Six Flags Amusement Park in Arlington.
Date: February 19, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Scouts]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the visit of over 900 boy scouts from Houston to Six Flags over Texas, where they take part in a ceremony and presentation on the history of Texas.
Date: October 17, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Toboggan-Slide.

Description: Patent for a toboggan slide for use in amusement parks that is easily taken up and down and includes guard rails and ant-friction devices to help guide the toboggan down the slide. It also provides a method of easily moving toboggans from one slide to another.
Date: March 19, 1907
Creator: Allen, Orcenith F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

People at Barbeque

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne at a barbeque to celebrate the premiere of the movie "The War Wagon" at Six Flags in Arlington. He is sitting at a picnic table with food, and there are people standing around his table and in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People at Barbeque

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne at a barbeque to celebrate the premiere of the movie "The War Wagon" at Six Flags in Arlington. He is sitting at a picnic table with food, and there are people standing around his table and in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Boy with Horse Flag Squad

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne with young Bill Beazley, son of Dr. William O. Beazley, at Six Flags in Arlington for the premiere of The War Wagon. The HSU Six White Horses and riders with flags are in the background, and a woman in western costume with flag is standing beside John Wayne and the boy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Boy with Horse Flag Squad

Description: Copy negative of John Wayne talking to young Bill Beazley, son of Dr. William O. Beazley, at Six Flags in Arlington for the premiere of The War Wagon. The HSU Six White Horses and riders with flags are in the background, and a woman in western costume with flag is standing beside the boy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Automobiles and Horse Drawn Wagon

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of a stage show at an amusement park featuring early means of transportation. There is a large audience facing the stage which has a band playing at the back left and a part made to look like a building in the middle. In the first picture, there is a wagon drawn by two horses going across the stage with actors by the building and in the wagon. The bottom picture has several old cars being driven around the stage with actors by the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Aerial View of Port Arthur, 1945]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur, Texas, with an aerial view of the courthouse, bridge, Pleasure Island, and YMCA. The courthouse stands in the stone building in the center of the photo, surrounded by streets that are lined with cars. The bridge is raised for a passing boat. Beyond the bridge, a roller coaster can be seen. The Watkins Studio mark is in the bottom right corner.
Date: August 1, 1945
Creator: Watkins Studio
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Standard [Well and Amusement Park]

Description: Formerly the Vichy Well, it was re-named the Standard Well and Amusement Park. Note the large mineral water bottle sign in the lower right hand corner of the picture. The building was torn down during World War II, and replaced by USO Club. The North Oak Community Center is at this location as of 2008. Information about it was taken from A.F. Weaver "Time Was" page 67.
Date: 1942?
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

See Seven Seas

Description: Brochure for Seven Seas sea life park. The brochure describes the park's attractions and has art of whales, dolphins, a polar bear, a ship, an elephant seal, a penguin, fish, and people. The back side of the brochure is an artist's map of the park.
Date: 1972
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three men are performing with wooden poles, two are dancing, and three are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. One of the women is on a dock platform on the left.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum