A beer drinking offer for Schepps Beer at the Texan Hotel in Dallas, Texas, 1935.
Sign out front of the building says "Look! All the Schepps beer you can drink. 60 cents per hour." . A man drinks beer at the bar where for 60 cents he may have as much beer as he can consume in 60 minutes. Several men use straws to drink beer from a pitcher at the same time. Men and women drink beer from huge mugs and salt their beer before drinking it. A group of men and women raise their mugs in toast as they congregate around a woman playing a piano.
From a 25 year retrospective in a newsreel dated July 14, 1960. (Note: Schepps Brewing Co. was founded in Dallas in 1934, and sold in 1935. In 1939, it became Time Brewing, Inc. and subsequently Dallas-Fort Worth Brewing Co. 1940-51.)
Cowboys approaching ride horses into a stable. Cattle graze. Oil wells and military airfield from overhead. Distant view of Dallas Texas city skyline. Night view of streets and signs in Amarillo Texas. Daytime view of a tall skyscraper building and wide street in Houston Texas with cars and traffic View of the Hotel Nimitz in Fredericksburg Texas. Downtown Fort Worth Texas city street with shops, offices, and cars. Downtown area in Pampa Texas. Street corner view in Kerrville Texas. Two different views of The Alamo and surroundings in San Antonio, Texas. A water tower and oil rigs in Kilgore Texas. Downtown area of El Paso, Texas from elevated view. Street view in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Downtown view in Wichita Falls, Texas. Downtown San Angelo Texas views. Distant view of the city of Austin Texas from an elevated position, and then in downtown Austin featuring the State House Capitol building. Cattle, sheep, and sorghum farming views. Rice fields and Turkey ranches. Many oil rigs and oil wells. A busy shipyard in Texas making ships for World War II war effort. A sprawling aircraft factory. Oil rigs pumping oil. Farmer on tractor plows wheat field. View of rice harvesting (Massey Harris Self Propelled Harvest Brigade). Men stack magnesium bars. Magnesium factory next to ocean in Texas. Hand cotton picking and view of a mechanical cotton picker. Tractor pulling sorghum harvester. Sulfur mining and Helium plant in Amarillo. Black clouds in sky from burning natural gas in making synthetic rubber for war effort. Cliff of sulfur dynamited and loaded by train crane. Cowboys herd cattle and view of Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange. Angora goat farm and turkey farming. War time workers manufacturing. Alabama and Coushatta Native American Indian village with flag of service stars for men in the war. Indian children with elder and Indian logging camp. Campus of University of Texas and State Capitol in Austin. Well dressed women exit Dallas department store.
Film opens showing people assembled at a celebratory dinner, honoring French aviators, Captain Dieudonne Costes and Lieutenant Maurice Bellonte, who on September 1, 1930, flew their Breguet XIX aircraft,"Le Point d'Interrogation" (The Question Mark) non-stop from Paris to New York, and thence to Dallas Texas,landing at Love Field, Dallas, on September 4th,where they were greeted by 30,000 aviation enthusiasts. They are being honored by William Edward (Colonel) Easterwood, Jr., a Texas philanthropist and aviation enthusiast who had offered a $25,000 prize for the first one-stop flight from Paris to New York to Dallas,Texas. Colonel Easterwood delivers congratulatory remarks, and presents his check for the prize to the fliers. Closeup of the Easterwood check. Broadcast microphones are placed close to Colonel Easterwood and the fliers. Next, the fliers stand near the end of the event. Scene shifts completely to Costes and Bellonte with their aircraft, "The Question Mark, aboard a steamship, ready to sail back to France. Closup of the aircraft with large question mark painted on its side along with names of cities world-wide to which it had flown. Among these are: Hanoi; Calcutta; Karachi; Alepo; Athens; Rome; Paris; and New York. (Note: There is a display at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Love Field, that includes the actual prize check as well as a panoramic picture of the "Question Mark" landing in Dallas, along with a plaque commemorating the event.)
A reenactment of the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy on 22 November 1963 in Dallas in Texas. The reenactment identifies main roads and buildings around the area where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Identifies the major land marks - Elm street, Main street and Houston street, Dealy plaza, Dallas county jail building,Texas school book depository building,Dell Tech smart building . President was shot dead while on his way to Stemmens expressway near Dealy plaza over the Elms street. Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald shot at the President. fromTexas school book depository building
Map depicts States of the Southwest United States. Montage of small images illustrating aspects of the Southwest. Cowboy herding cattle; Skier stirring up snow on downhill slope; Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Red hills; Cowboy riding bucking horse at rodeo; Saguaro Cactus at sunset; Southwestern cuisine; Native American in traditional costume; Native American crafts; Grand Canyon National Park; A steam locomotive underway;Carlsbad Caverns; Montage of normal-size moving images of Southwest scenes begins. Two riders in western clothes, on horseback, ride across a stream. Views of desert flora (mainly cacti). Sunlit peaks above a dark canyon. Ancient pueblo dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park. Rock formations and snow-covered mountains. A steam locomotive pulling a train and leaving a trail of steam and smoke, in a Southwestern valley. Vacationers riding in an open observation rail car. Coal being shoveled into the locomotive fire box. Passengers taking photographs. Riders competing in bronco busting at a rodeo. Skiers in deep powder snow. Musicians playing, steaks grilling, and customers sipping beer at a restaurant in Park City Utah. Car driving away from rock formations. Visitors in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Native Americans displaying handcraft items on their porch there. Views of visiters perusing the wares and closeups of some items. The Grand Canyon and visitors mounting horses and riding down a trail into the canyon. Riders on horseback reach a group of people who applaud. They prepare an outdoor picnic for the visitors. Couples dancing at a Texas Honky Tonk. Couples square dancing outdoors. Visitors in front of the Alamo, and riding in boats on the San Antonio River in the River Walk area. The skyline of Dallas, Texas. Western fashions in boots, handbags, shoes, and sun glasses. Dallas skyline at night.
Various close-up views of President Kennedy on various stages during his Presidential career. U.S. President John Kennedy in Berlin with his wife Jacqueline Kennedy, German Mayor Willy Brandt and other dignitaries standing besides him at microphone. View of huge crowd enthusiastically cheering for him in Berlin. White House balcony where President is seated with his wife and children Caroline and John, Jr. to enjoy music and presentation by Black Watch regiment of Scotland eight days before his death. President Kennedy with the First Lady Jacqueline emerges from a plane which just landed in Dallas and is greeted. The Presidential motorcade traveling through area in Dallas in open car. View of Texas School Book Depository building from where gun shot was fired by a sniper at President's open-topped car and John Kennedy is hit in the head. Citizens wait news on street corners near hospital where President is taken. Officials guard President's car and examine it in the parking lot of the hospital. View of Jacqueline Kennedy's abandoned flower bouquet in President's car. Men and women waiting near the hospital hear the news and are seen crying in response to news of the President's death. Men and women kneel at altar and pray in church. Exterior view of United Nations building. View inside UN General Assembly, where assembly members stand to pay respect to deceased President Kennedy. Vice President Lyndon B Johnson is sworn in as President of US, while Jacqueline Kennedy stands next to him. President John Kennedy's casket is taken out from plane at Andrew's Air Force Base and is put into an ambulance. President Lyndon Johnson leaves the plane and speaks on microphone. Views from White House lawn after President Johnson arrives at the White House from Andrews Air Force Base. View through window of White House of one of President Johnson's first meetings underway.