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[Song]

Description: Handwritten song titled " No Slave Beneath that Starry Flag" from H. K. Redway's personal papers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Abilene, Texas: West Texas Fair and James Leddy Boots]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Abilene, Texas. The footage includes a female television host addressing the camera in multiple takes of narration, as well as audio of the camera crew. Events and sites covered are: the West Texas Fair’s Rodeo Parade; dancing; and the news anchor getting fitted with boots from a local boot maker named James Leddy.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Abilene, Texas: Downtown Abilene and the Ranch Rodeo]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Abilene, Texas. The footage includes a female television host addressing the camera in multiple takes of narration, as well as audio of the camera crew. Includes the following scenes: cowboy boots, boot making, and repeated takes of television host speaking in front of James Leddy Boot Shop; exterior of the Grace Cultural Center; exterior and interior of the Paramount Theatre; cowboys roping cattle at the Ranch Rodeo; campfire songs; outdoor cooking; and the camera crew recording voice-overs in a hotel room.
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

[Alpine, Texas: Cowboy Poetry in the High Desert]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Alpine, Texas. The footage covers: high desert and mountainous landscapes; interviews with locals about their trades, such as cowboy poetry and agate artistry; sites of cultural interest, such as downtown Alpine, Big Bend National Park and Museum, McDonald Observatory and an art fair; and music and dancing in a local bar.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[McAllen, Texas: Rio Grande River and Reynosa, Mexico]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in McAllen, Texas. The first segment of the film includes Tony Roma’s restaurant of McAllen, a couple being filmed inside, and an interview with its General Manager and CEO, Richard D. Guerra. Guerra describes McAllen as the “home of the Texas Ruby Red grapefruit” and “square dancing capital of the world”. During the interview with Guerra, an off-camera female crew member says that she is shooting footage for “Discover America” and mentions the show’s producer. Throughout the footage in this film, the crew talks casually off-camera while filming panoramas of the city and its town square. The next segment of the video follows a group of senior citizens visiting sites near the Mexican border. They walk through an open air market, they approach border crossing to Reynosa, Mexico, they watch orioles and other birds at the Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park of the Texas Park and Wildlife Department, and then they leave the park in an RV. Next, a female crewmember appears on camera and poses as a visitor to a mission, as the crew film shots of the mission interior and grounds. The film ends at the Rio Grande River, where a man and woman push off from shore in a motorized rowboat, and a rope-pulled ferry transports passenger cars and people across the river.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[McAllen, Texas: Home of the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit and Square Dancing Capital of the World]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in McAllen, Texas and the nearby town of Mission. It includes footage of the Mission Citrus Fiesta of 1995, a citrus grove, and a square dance gathering. The film begins in Mission, TX, and captures footage of the Citrus Fiesta parade, including: family groups and spectators; souvenir vendors; the Mission High School JROTC Eagle Battalion of the US Army; Mission Junior High and Mission High School marching bands, dancers, color guard, and cheerleaders all in burgundy, white, and gold uniforms; various floats advertising "Border Fest", "Citrus Fiesta '95", "Texas, 1995", Converse shoe brand, Miss Hidalgo 1995, E.R. Chapa Elementary School, and Mission Bell Resort; bald eagle and bee mascots; female pageant winners in ball gowns; and the local police. The next segment of the film takes place in McAllen and features a citrus grove and an adjoining country store called Klement's Grove. The store sells and offers samples of citrus fruits like grapefruit, tangerines, and oranges. Miscellaneous scenes cover: a cookout and social gathering of senior citizens; a mission bell tower; and grazing cows. Last, the film shows an indoor square dance gathering, with traditional costumes, musicians, and dance leaders.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

Rainbow in the Morning

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including work songs, reptile myths, ballads and other folk songs of the South. The index begins on page 185.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Singers and Storytellers

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including personal anecdotes about storytellers and singers, as well as folk songs, myths, and ghost stories. The index begins on page 295.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody C.
Partner: UNT Press

Straight Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank
Partner: UNT Press

From Hell to Breakfast

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

[News Clip: Song Contest]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
Date: October 21, 1986
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections