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Man Folding Parachute

Description: Copy negative of an unknown man in a white uniform folding a parachute on a runway. In the background a truck is visible as well as planes parked in a line in the far distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[News Script: Aviation day]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a meeting of the Dallas Advertising League discussing the progress of the aviation industry in the city.
Date: February 20, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Chute shop]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a parachute packing and repair shop at Carswell Air Force Base.
Date: August 15, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Chute drop in vain]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Don Richards, of Abilene, Texas, arriving to his physical examination at Dallas Naval Air Station using a parachute and private plane.
Date: May 2, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Gorilla Jumper]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about an unidentified man in a gorilla costume jumping from a structure with a parachute and police rushing to the scene. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: April 29, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Chute Shop]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story about the inner workings of the Parachute Shop at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth. Various airmen are shown making, testing, and packing parachutes for future use.
Date: August 15, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections