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Democratic Party convention of 1928 where Alfred Smith is nominated as the Presidential candidate in Houston, Texas.

Segment from a film on the early political life of Franklin D Roosevelt. Scenes of crowd and delgates at the Sam Houston Hall in Houston, Texas, during the Democratic convention of 1928. Alfred E smith, Governor of New York, is nominated as the Presidential candidate. He later persuades Franklin D Roosevelt's to run for office of Governor of New York. Scene of New York State Capitol, Albany, New York. Roosevelt was elected and is seen seated at a desk, as he arrives in Albany, for the first time. He is seen seated and conversing with Mrs. Herbert H. Lehman, wife of the Lieutenant Governor, at an inaugural ball. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is seen standing and chatting with others behind Roosevelt. Herbert Lehman is at the far right of the group, behind Roosevelt

Date: 1928
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A Ford Tri-motor airplane lands at the Houston Municipal Airport and people shake hands with Frank Hawks in Houston, Texas.

A Ford Tri-motor lands at the Houston Municipal Airport in Houston, Texas. The Ford Tri-motor airplane in flight. Insignia of Texico on the airplane. The airplane lands at the Houston Municipal Airport. People crowd under the wing of the airplane. The people shake hands with pilot of the airplane Captain Frank Hawks. Hawks in a car with a woman.

Date: 1928
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
View of many city skylines, town centers, and war industries in Texas during World War 2

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.

Date: 1945
Duration: 7 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A truck is driven towards barracks under construction at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

Barracks under construction at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. Shady trees in a park. A vehicle driven towards the Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle. Vehicles parked on the road leading to the quadrangle. A truck is driven towards a construction site. Barracks under construction. Front view of the building.

Date: 1928
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Governor Byrd of Virginia attends launching of USS Houston (CA-30) (originally designated CL-30) in Newport News, Virginia

Texas officials at launching of USS Houston (CA-30) (originally designated CL-30) at Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company. Elizabeth Holcombe, daughter of Houston's former Mayor, Oscar Holcombe, with bouquet of flowers. She is seen again on a platform, holding the flowers and a bottle of champagne, standing next to Governor Byrd of Virginia, who actually swings the bottle to christen the ship. A formation of U.S. Navy Vought O2U-1 corsair floatplanes is seen flying over U.S. flag in foreground. Large crowd gathered for the ceremony. USS Houston slides down the ways. USS Houston underway in the water.

Date: 1929, September 7
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
People watch as swimmers dive into a pool at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

People swim in a swimming pool at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. People in the swimming pool. People outside the pool talk to those in the pool. Some people get out of the pool. A man dives into the pool. Swimmers dive into the pool from a diving board. People standing at the side of the pool watch.

Date: 1928
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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