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Texas win over Georgia by 41-28 in a football match played at orange bowl in Miami, Florida, United States,1949.

A football match is played between Texas and Georgia at orange bowl. Texas, also called Longhorns win over Georgia by 41-28. 61000 people turn up to see the match.

Date: 1949, January 3
Duration: 1 min 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
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
 
 
U.S.military conducts "Operation Longhorn," the largest domestic exercise ever to involve a civilian community (Lampasas, Texas).

Opening scene shows military police, with jeeps and motorcycles, in front of the Lompasas County Courthouse, where they simulate an occupying enemy force, . To distinguish themselves, they wear wear unusual insignia, and helmets (somewhat Adrian-style). They drive away in motorcycles and a jeep, to patrol the "occupied" town. Men read a notice posted on a bulletin board at the Courthouse entrance. Closeup of a sign reading: "Headquarters, Military Government, City of Lompasas, Texas." Three elderly men reading posted notices at the Courthouse, rip them down and are accosted and taken into custody by simulated occupying force soldiers. View of the men tearing down the notices is repeated in closeup. View from the rear of the men being escorted away along a sidewalk past parked cars of the period, including a 1949 Pontiac sedan. Closeup of a man in a Texas style hat perusing the notices posted at the Courthouse. A recruiting poster for U.S. Marines, toppled over on the Courthouse lawn. "Occupying" soldiers patrolling in front of the office of the local newspaper (The Lampasas Dispatch), which they enter. The emerge with a man in custody (the editor?) Closeup of sign reading:"Closed by Order of Military Government." Local citizens walking across the shopping center parking lot. Closeup of clock in Courthouse tower, reading "Two fifteen PM." Some women seen reading notices posted at Courthouse. Several girls reading notices posted on a tree. A boy and his younger sister stop at the steps of a church where sign is posted reading: "Closed by Order of Military Government."

Date: 1952, April
Duration: 3 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Governor Robert Allan Shivers speaks into a microphone and meets Native American Indians in Texas, United States.

Texas Governor Robert Allan Shivers succeeds late Beauford Halbert Jester as Governor of Texas, United States. Cars drive in front the Texas State Capitol building. A dome of the Capitol. Shivers stands at a platform. He speaks into a microphone. Other officials stand with him in the background. The people gathered in large number listen to him. Robert Shivers meet Native American Indians. The people seated around a table and eat food. Texas Governor stands holding a plate in his hands. He speaks to the women. The women seated in a chair with the Governor. Allan holds a paper in his hands. Allan seated on a chair with women. All of them hold a paper in their hands and Allan speaks to them.

Date: 1949, July 18
Duration: 53 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
 
 
People watch ski jumpers in Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, United States,1949.

People watch ski jumpers in Snoqualmie Pass. Ski jumpers slide in a lane, rise in air and fall ahead. The mountains all around covered with snow. Trees on sides and in background.

Date: 1949
Duration: 1 min 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
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