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Texas United States USA 1936 stock footage and images

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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
 
 
Natural resources of Sulfur, oil, gas and helium in Texas, United States.

Mineral resources in Texas. Film titled 'Glimpses of Texas'. Map of Texas. Location of Texas and its size in United States. Natural gas field at panhandle. Map shows areas containing gas and oil reserves. Towers, big machines at crude oil refinery. Oil refinery in Texas manufacturing petroleum products. Cliff side gas and helium field in Texas. Government helium plant. Its office and men going coastal sulfur deposits. Sulfur wells. Sulfur piles. Train at a sulfur plant.

Date: 1936
Duration: 4 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Hurricane damage and flooding in U.S. in 1936; and John D. Rockefeller makes his final annual trip south at age 97

Damage caused due to hurricanes on the East Coast of the United States in 1936. The roads flooded with water. Damaged electric poles. Cameramen stand in a line taking pictures in the rain. A car stuck in water. Dramatic scene of a boy and a policeman riding their bicycles in very high water. wind damaged and flood damaged buildings and houses. Men walk near the rubble and look at a damaged house. In Texas, views of flooding from rivers. A damaged railway track. A wrecked car. Men at the railway station board a train. American industrialist and billionaire John D. Rockefeller makes his annual trip to the South. He gets out of a car and boards the train. At age 97, he is escorted by his personnel.

Date: 1936, October 12
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps boys engage in a construction work in Texas, United States.

State park system at Texas, United States. Valley, mountains and a pond at Texas. Big Bend national park. River in the park, man walks besides it. Map of Texas. Terrain of the park. Man sits at a CCC camp. Mountains and a valley. Casa Grande at Texas. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) boys engaged in construction work. Men engaged in ranching. Herd of sheep. Grand Canyon, Chisos mountains, Chisos mountain ranges and boot canyon.

Date: 1936
Duration: 5 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Chinese airmen board a U.S. troop carrier aircraft at Austin, Texas

United States and Chinese airmen at Bergstrom Field, Austin, Texas July 1946. The Neo-Classical building is the Texas State Capital at Austin, Texas and Austin Texas is noted on the graduate’s diploma “Bergstrom Field, Austin, Texas”. At this time the 349th Troop Carrier Group was based at Bergstrom and assigned to the Third Air Force, Tactical Air Command as noted on the diploma. Also “Air Force Combat Units of World War II” Edited by Maurer Maurer states this unit trained Chinese crews to operate C-46 aircraft. Film is very interesting in that it visually shows the transition from “Army brown to Air Force Blue” for the C-46s still carry the I TROOP CARRIER COMMAND insigne on the nose, with was disbanded on 4 Nov 1945 but they have the new AAF wide "Buzz Numbers" for all aircraft operating solely within the continental USA, by T.O. 07-1-1 of November 1945 and the graduate’s diploma is notating the new post-war air force type command reorganization of March 1946.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Texas Senator Lyndon B. Johnson speaks about industrial and agricultural growth in the state of Texas.

U.S. Senator from Texas, Lyndon B. Johnson's speaks at his office in Texas. Lyndon Johnson arrives and takes his seat. Multiple takes are shown as Senator Johnson speaks about industrial growth of Texas and explains how nation leans more on agriculture of Texas. He further talks about the spirit of the people in Texas which resulted in success. He talks of Texas as a leader worldwide in farming, and mentions rapid growth of Texas cities. Johnson speaks about skilled and self-reliant labor, farmers, and ranchers of Texas and their courageous approach to problems which makes everything possible. He lauds the business men of Texas who are progressive, free, cooperative, and friendly.

Date: 1955
Duration: 3 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
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