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Allene Owens, Mary Taylor, Pauline Stiff, and Margaret (Peg) Bass at a Vineyard

Description: Photocopy of (from left to right) Mary Taylor, Pauline Stiff, Allene Owens, and Margaret (Peg) Bass in their summer dresses at a vineyard. A building is visible on the left, foliage behind the girls on the right, and a field can be seen in the background. Back of the photo says, "The Vineyard, 1916."
Date: 1916
Creator: Bennett, Doug
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Grapevine, Texas: The Grapevine Opry and Historic Downtown Grapevine]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grapevine, Texas. The footage covers the 7th annual Grape Fest wine festival held on September 10th, 11th, & 12th, 1993. At the festival the camera crew films: the Grapevine Opry, where a bluegrass band and country singers perform; bands playing music outdoors in the festival grounds; children and adults visiting booths and eating fair food; festival vendors selling jewelry, clothing, food, and novelty items; and shops in Historic Downtown Grapevine that sell antiques, Native American artwork, and decorative southwestern folk art. The Texan wineries Preston Trail, Llano Estacado, Moyer Texas, and La Buena Vida celebrate their 1993 Grape Fest People’s Choice Awards. Sharron Spencer, Grapevine City Councilwoman and Grape Fest volunteer, is interviewed about the festival. Elsewhere in the city, at Hyatt Bear Creek Golf and Racquet Club, groups of men golf and drive golf carts. Don Offill, the Associate Golf Professional of the club, is interviewed about the club’s Ted-Robinson-designed courses. The last shots of the film include footage of local vineyards.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Bryan and College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University and George Bush Library]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in College Station, TX and the nearby Bryan, TX. There are interviews, scenes, and consultation with local people. The film's opening shots show Texas A & M University's Stark Gallery and Kyle Field, a historical collection of firearms, the George Bush Library, and a golf course. The President CEO of the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce, Royce Hickman, explains how the city of College Station got its name and where the term 'aggies' comes from, in relation to Texas A & M University. The next scenes cover: a local artist signing art pieces; the Carnegie Public Library; the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History; and the vineyards and restaurant of Messina Hof Winery and Resort.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library