Series of clips documenting the proposal for establishing Padre Island as a national seashore
Footage of rock jetties in Freeport, Texas as seen from a moving boat
Unedited KPRC-TV news footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's arrival in Galveston and remarks to the assembled crowd
Home movie footage of the Gulf Coast beach and grassland habitat, including the endangered Whooping Crane
Home movie scenes of Easter celebrations, the Texas coast, and the Texas oil industry
Home movie footage from various fishing expeditions along the Texas Gulf Coast
Home movie footage of Port Aransas, Texas
Footage from the Texas Gulf Coast of recreational fishing and the local shrimping and oil drilling industries