Campaign ad from Will Wilson's run for the U.S. Senate that focuses on the Texas oil industry
Compilation footage of oil fields shot by Raiford Harold (R.H.) Burton from 1931-1953
1950s-era black-and-white film examining the mechanics of a large-scale oil drilling operation, location unknown.
Film depicting the population explosion in the rural east Texas town of Talco after the discovery of oil in February, 1936
Home movie footage of a rainy winter day on the waterfront of Corpus Christi
Footage of different aspects of Country & Western culture, including Miss Texas Appaloosa
Astronaut Sally Ride discusses World War II industrialization and the resulting post-war urbanization of Texas.
Steve Kanaly discusses the history and significance of the discovery of oil at Spindletop.