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Texas Longhorns defeat the Baylor Bears 12-7 in Waco, Texas.

Texas Longhorns play the Baylor Bears in Waco, Texas. 50,000 fans watch the game. Spectators cheer during the game. Players include: Mike Cotten, Jimmy Saxton, David Russell, Ronnie Stanley, Ron Goodwin, The Texas Longhorns score twice. The Baylor attack strengthens towards the end of the game. The Longhorns beat the Bears 12-7.

Date: 1960, November 7
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. President Harry S Truman receives an honorary degree of the Doctorate of Law from the Baylor University in Waco,Texas.

President receives an honorary degree in Waco,Texas. President of the United States Harry S Truman receives an honorary degree of the Doctorate of Law from the Baylor University. President Truman at podium addresses the gathering. Other officials seated at platform in the background. President takes a strong stand on international trade.

Date: 1947, March 10
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Graham and Clement get honorary degrees from Baylor University during the Second Annual Conference on American Ideals in Waco.

The second Annual Conference on American Ideals in Waco,Texas. Pat Neff Hall at Baylor University. A band plays and escorts degree holders towards the hall for the Second Annual Conference on American Ideals. American evangelist Billy Graham and Governor of Tennessee Frank Goad Clement receive honorary degrees from Baylor University. The gathering applauds

Date: 1954, November 11
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Presidential election campaign advertisement for President John F Kennedy during the 1960 Presidential campaign.

Election campaign advertisement for President John F Kennedy. Hand holds a banner that reads 'Kennedy'. Picture of John F Kennedy with signs that read 'Greatness', 'Leader for the 60's'. Collage with pictures of President Kennedy and other well known American leaders, and also with state and city names: 'Indiana', 'NewYork', 'Oregon', 'Illinois', 'Ohio', 'Michigan', 'Texas' and 'California'. Hands with banners that read, 'Kennedy for President'. Picture of President John F Kennedy with wife Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and daughter Caroline Kennedy. Ad features background chorus singing a two stanza jingle with "Kennedy" chorus including stanza lines, "Do you want a man for President who's seasoned through and through, but not so doggone seasoned that he won't try something new? A man who's old enough to know and young enough to do? Well it's up to you it's up to you, it's strictly up to you. Do you like a man who answers straight, a man who's always fair? Well measure him against the others and when you compare, you'll cast your vote for Kennedy and the change that's overdue, so it's up to you, it's up to you, it's strictly up to you." Campaign advertisement features vintage 1960's television advertising style.

Date: 1960
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
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
 
 
Search for survivors after collapse of U.S. Air Force Radar Station (Texas Tower No. 4,TT-4) in the Atlantic ocean, off Long Island.

Search and rescue efforts after the destruction of Texas Tower Number 4, a U.S. Air Force Air Defense Command Offshore Radar station, in 1961. It was located off Long Island (39degrees48'N 72degrees40'W) and operated by airmen of the 646th Radar Squadron. It had experienced structural difficulties including damage from Hurricane Donna, on September 12, 1960 and was being scheduled for repair or dismantling. The USNS New Bedford and the USS Wasp were in the vicinity, on January 15, 1961, when the storm caused the Tower to collapse and sink.But they were unable to save anyone. In subsequent search and rescue operations, after the storm, The USS Sunbird (ASR-15) submarine rescue ship is seen at the site, along with sailors in a motor whaleboat from the USS Blandy (DD-943). A helicopter from the USS Wasp (CV-18)flies overhead. A scuba diver surfaces near the whaleboat and is taken aboard. A motor whaleboat from the USS Sunbird maneuvers in rough water. Whaleboats seen returning sailors and divers to the Sunbird.

Date: 1961, February 18
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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