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Automobile Racing

Description: Copy negative of a racetrack at West Texas Fair. There are two automobiles on the track, and a small crowd of people to the side. In the foreground, there is a man carrying folding chairs on top of a wooden platform, and there are men standing at a fence in front of the racetrack.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Auto Race Track

Description: Copy negative of a racetrack. Towards the middle of it, there are automobiles parked and people standing. There is a small tower with an American flag on top of it with a sign on the side with the partially visible text "Chrysler D. H. Jefferies Sold by E. M. Little Motor Co. Abilene."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Grand Prairie, Texas: Watersports, Horseracing, and Flea Market]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grand Prairie, Texas. In the film, a group of men play golf, and then they are asked by the crew filming them to discuss the game over sandwiches. Groups of people play recreational watersports at Joe Pool Lake, including: parasailing, fishing, boating on PWCs (personal watercraft), motorboats, and fishing boats. The next scenes cover Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax, horseracing at Lone Star Park, and the flea market at Traders Village. Other notable images include a wild skunk on the golf course and the freeway near the Belt Line Rd. exit.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[News Clip: Track Location]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the location of a potential horse racing track in Tarrant County. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: November 4, 1987
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections