West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer visits U.S. Vice President Johnson's ranch in Stonewall, Texas. A helicopter lands. West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer gets down. Crowds cheer. The German Chancellor during a barbeque at the Vice President's ranch, the Vice President presents a 10 gallon hat to the Chancellor.
Views of what would become the Astrodome in Houston Texas while under construction in 1964. Aerial shots show the current, open-air stadium of the Houston Colts baseball team (soon to be renamed the Astros) and the new domed stadium being built a short distance away. Announcer notes the structure covers nine and a half acres. Views of the translucent roof. Views of construction crews working inside the unfinished stadium, which at this point has no grass or turf on the playing field and none of the seating installed. Man in hardhat speaks into walkie-talkie. Worker lifts beam on crane. Welder works on pipe.
Barry Goldwater steps from a plane,in Phoenix, Arizona, after returning from the Republican Convention of 1964 in San Francisco. He is the Republican nominee for President . Large crowd gathers. Goldwater sits in car. A banner reads "Welcome LBJ Ranch". President Lyndon B Johnson holds press conference at his ranch, in Texas. The President meets and converses with a number of people. President Johnson poses against a tree and then, again with his wife, Ladybird.
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.
The R. E. Lee Camp No. 1, Confederate Soldiers Home Memorial Building is a National Historic Landmark, Civil War Historic site in Richmond, Virginia. Confederate Veterans who fought in America's Civil War pose outside 'Fleming Hall', the R.E. Lee Camp No. 1, Confederate Soldier's Home Museum building and headquarters. The next scene shows all the Camp's veterans assembled for the cleaning a civil war artillery cannon. 'Fleming Hall' can be seen in the distance on the left. It was established as the first Confederate Soldiers Home in December 1884. In the center distance is the 1885 'Pegram Hall' barracks, named to memorialize two brothers who were killed in battle. Behind the veteran in the next scene, is the meeting hall named 'Randolph Hall' on the left, which was built in 1885 and appears with 'Cooke Hall' barracks built in 1894. The latter has a two-story balcony used as first and second floor rocking chair porches, facing the Boulevard to the right. (The United Daughters of the Confederacy national headquarters now stands on the site, facing the Boulevard, where 'Cooke Hall', the 1893 'Soldiers Home hospital' and 'Pegram Hall' once stood.) The President Jefferson Davis Monument seen, is located on Monument Avenue. Confederate monuments and memorials grace each intersection throughout its entire length, to honor fallen Confederate officers, as prescribed in the code of the City of Richmond at the request of the Stonewall Jackson Camp Number 981, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Last segment shows Richmond's Star Fort number ten of the Inter-city-defenses that guard the left flank of old Deep Run Turnpike (now named Broad Street). The canon seen to the right behind the Star-fort breast works is the Monument Avenue landmark for the site that exists today just east of President Davis' Monument.
View of a the Confederate Memorial Carving honoring confederate leaders, located at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Carved figures of Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis, comprising the largest bas relief sculpture in the world. Each is riding atop their favorite horse, "Little Sorrel", "Traveller", and "Blackjack," respectively. Three sculptors led by Roy Faulkner work and carve the sculpture on rock. Faulkner describes the carving activity, done using the back-blast of jet-fuel-powered torches.