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Alpine 2017 Round-Up Reel
Color & B/W
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    1930s promotional footage of Sul Ross State Normal College, now known as Sul Ross State University
    The McDonald Observatory and Fort Davis National Historic Site
    Educational film about the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, profiling the Davis Mountains State Park
    Tex Ritter and Hank Worden sing the opening number in Hittin' the Trail, a 1937 feature film set in Pecos County 
    1950s government film illustrating the recreational activities and natural diversity found in Big Bend National Park
    Segment from a promotional film made by Pennzoil Motor Oil Company highlighting the rich sulfur deposits found in Culberson County
    1951 newsreel capturing an all-girl rodeo in Fort Stockton
    Home movie of a trip to Big Bend National Park
    Trailer for the 1956 feature film Giant, shot on location in Marfa
    Texas Attorney General Waggoner Carr speaks at Sul Ross State graduation
    Aerial survey of Presidio following a deadly 1978 flood
    1984 home movie capturing a visit to the McDonald Observatory
    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson visits Big Bend in 1966
    Touring Sul Ross State in 1956
    1960s tourism film highlighting the attractions of Davis Mountains State Park and Big Bend National Park
    News footage capturing the aftermath of the 1965 flash flood in Sanderson
    Home movie of a 1976 vacation to Balmorhea State Park
    Aerial survey of the Texas-Mexico border
    Promotional film offering a guided tour of the Davis Mountains State Park and FOrt Davis National Historic Site
    Scene from the 1930 western Under Texas Skies, set near the Texas-Mexico border in Pecos County
    Touring the Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center in Langtry
    Segment from a promotional film about the University of Texas at Austin, profiling McDonald Observatory
    Touring the ghost town of Terlingua
    Silent film documenting wax production in the Big Bend region