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[The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No. 15 - The Star of Tomorrow Contest]

Description: This home movie, with descriptive title cards, documents the Light Crust Doughboys (LCD) on tour in Texas for the Star of Tomorrow Contest in January through May 1952. The film begins with the group traveling on their tour bus for the first round of the contest with stops in Marshall, Gladewater, Kilgore, Greenville, Longview, Jacksonville, Lufton, Nacogdoches, Rusk, Henderson, and then La Porte on March 4, 1952. Footage includes the LCD at the La Porte Theatre performing at segregated schools, visiting with Johnny Hicks, and touring the San Jacinto Monument (01 min., 38 sec.). The tour continues with stops in Baytown, Anahuac, Channelview, Conroe, Jasper, Livingston, Woodville, Willie, and then and then Port Arthur on March 25-27, 1952. Footage includes the LCD at the Strand Theatre and spending time by the water (06 min, 54 sec.). The tour continues with stops in Nederlands, Beaumont, Port Neches, and Mineola on April 3, 1952. Footage includes the LCD performing at the grand opening of the Silver Creek Creamery in Mineola and friends and family of the LCD (10 min, 14 sec.). The tour continues in Orange on April 8 and 9, 1952 (12 min, 26 sec.). The tour continues to Selsby and Sugarland where they are the guest of Jack Cooper. Footage includes friends and family, Cooper's horse Lucky performing, and a visit to the Port of Houston (14 min., 49 sec.). The tour continues to Richmond, Rosenburg, Marshall, Lufkin, Baytown and back to Orange for the final round of the Star of Tomorrow Contest in May 1952 (23 min., 28 sec.)
Date: 1952-01-08/1952-05-15
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No. 13 - The Star of Tomorrow Contest (Narrated)]

Description: This home movie, narrated by Light Crust Doughboys (LCD) member Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery with descriptive title cards, documents the Light Crust Doughboys on tour in Texas for the Star of Tomorrow Contest in January through May 1952. The entire film is out of focus. The film begins with the group traveling on their tour bus for the first round of the contest with stops in Marshall, Gladewater, Kilgore, Greenville, Longview, Jacksonville, Lufton, Nacogdoches, Rusk, Henderson, and then La Porte on March 4, 1952. Footage includes the LCD at the La Porte Theatre performing at segregated schools, visiting with Johnny Hicks, and touring the San Jacinto Monument (02 min., 10 sec.). The tour continues with stops in Baytown, Woodville, Winnie, and then Port Arthur on March 25-27, 1952. Footage includes the LCD at the Strand Theatre and spending time by the water (5 min., 45 sec.). The tour continues with stops in Nederlands, Beaumont, Port Neches, and Mineola on April 3, 1952. Footage includes the LCD performing at the grand opening of the Silver Creek Creamery in Mineola and friends and family of the LCD (07 min., 58 sec). The tour continues in Orange on April 8 and 9, 1952 with the LCD observing ships and pretending to be arrested (10 min., 23 sec.). The tour continues to Selsby and Sugarland where they are the guest of Jack Cooper. Footage includes friends and family, Cooper's horse Lucky performing, and a visit to the Port of Houston (11 min., 08 sec.). The tour continues to Richmond, Rosenburg, Marshall, Lufkin, Baytown and back to Orange for the final round of the Star of Tomorrow Contest. The tour concludes in Beaumont on May 14 and 15, 1952 with the announcement of the contest winner. Footage includes the Jefferson Theatre and the LCD rehearsing on ...
Date: 1952-01-08/1952-05-15
Creator: Montgomery, Marvin ("Smokey")
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Partner: UNT Media Library

Oral History Interview with Margaret Toal on June 29, 2016.

Description: Discussed her experiences as a white woman living in a quickly changing racial environment, her experiences with gender and race, and her work as a journalist covering the civil rights movement and its struggles.
Date: June 29, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle; Bobadilla, Eladio & Toal, Margaret
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[News Clip: News roundup]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections