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    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 8

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    • Opening Titles: Text reads (in order): "A Vacation Junket, June 1939. In Two Parts. Photographed by Orris D. Brown. Done in a hop, skip and jump. Nashville Tenn." -- Replica of Parthenon: Footage of the exterior of the Parthenon building in...
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 2

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    • Along the Footprints which Lead to Glory: Opening title card and a shot of the cover of the book The Raven, a Biography of Sam Houston, by Marquis James. Inside cover signed by Orris, Christmas 1935. Text reads (in order): "Texas Centennial...
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 4, part 2

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    • Advertisements (00:08); Text reads (in order): "Advertisements. Good old advertisers." -- W.E. Woodruff Company Contractors: Footage from their job sites. Text reads (in order): "W.E. Woodruff Company Contractors. Here we show activity on one of...
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 7

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    • Good old North Side: Opening titles, scenes of the North Side Methodist Church, and a message from the film's sponsors, the members of the Darcas class of the Sunday School. Text reads (in order): "A program for North Side Methodist Church. Good...
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 1

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    • Centennial Exposition Gets Under Way: Scenes from the Exposition Grounds showing the architecture, grounds, statues and fountains. Text reads (in order): "Dallas, Texas - Centennial Exposition Gets Under Way" -- Fighting dinosaurs: Footage of...
    • Scene in the Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of four ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Scene in the Turning Basin, Houston, Texas--51"" VERSO: Caption reads: ""Situated 45 miles from the Gulf Coast of Mexico, Houston has created an artificial deepwater...
    • Turning Basin

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    • RECTO: Colorized aerial image of ships docked at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""Turning Basin, Ship Channel, Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten : ""1966, Gift of, Mr. Joe Martin, Box 411, Sinton, Texas."" Caption reads: ""Turning Basin, Buffalo...
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 3

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    • Groundbreaking: Mr. Jesse Jones and Colonel Andrew Jackson Houston at the groundbreaking ceremony of the San Jacinto Memorial. A military band performs for the group of spectators. Mr. Jones and others make speeches that are broadcast by station...
    • Long Reach - Buffalo Bayou

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    • RECTO: Postcard of colorized image of two row boats on Buffalo Bayou. Caption reads: ""Long Reach - Buffalo Bayou, near HOUSTON, Texas."" Handwritten at the bottom: ""Spending the day in Houston- A.W. Cook."" VERSO: Caption reads: ""LONG REACH is...
    • Annual reports, 1917 - 1920, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual reports for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal years 1917- 1918, 1918 - 1919, and 1919 - 1920. Annual reports contain remarks from the school district superintendents, reports from...
    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 4, part 1

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    • Downtown: Footage of high water running between multi-story buildings in downtown Houston, Texas. -- Buffalo Bayou: People look on from a bridge as water just barely passes under it. -- Run Away House: Footage of people on the roof of a small...
    • Juniors of GAPA band

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    • The drum in the center reads: "Marco-Botsaris. Lodge 81, Houston, Texas. Juniors of G. A. P. A. Band." The banner in the back reads: "G. A. P. A. Marco Botsari Lodge No. 81. Houston, Texas. Instituted 18, February 1930."
    • Bird Storage Smith

    • Businesses
    • Image of a building behind trees. The sign on the building reads Bird Storage Smith. A sign on a tree in the foreground reads Save money by buyinglumber from Harrisberg Lumber Co. Three men pose in front of the building.
    • Houston Ship Channel and Foot of Main Street

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of crowds gathered at Allen's Landing awaiting the arrival of King Nottoc at the No-Tsu-Oh Festival. Building in the background reads: ""Wm. Cleveland & Sons Wholesale Grocers. Cotton Factory."" The word ""Jasmine"" is...
    • Russara

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of Russara and one other boat at Turning Basin. Caption reads: ""'Russara,' Bryan Heard's Handsome Yacht, Escort for 'Windom' in Houston Turning Basin. Houston, Texas."" VERSO: Handwritten message: ""Your card rec'd and also...
    • Municipal Docks

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of the Satilla docked at the Municipal Docks. Caption reads: ""Municipal Docks, Ship Channel, Houston, Tex. VERSO: Handwritten message reads: ""I. Susskind, 121 Rose St., Newark, N.J."" Handwritten at the top right: ""Gift...
    • Houston Ship Channel

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    • RECTO: Colorized image of three boats on the Ship Channel. Caption reads: ""Houston Ship Channel: Houston Pleasure-loving People Are the Owners of Over 300 Pleasure Boats."" VERSO: Typed message reads: ""We will meet next year at Houston The...

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