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  •  Christening of ship named "Sam Houston" 
  •  Buildings 
  •  City National Bank and other buildings 
  •  Construction site 
  •  Power plant and building 
  •  USS Texas 
  •  [Power] plant 
  •  Highways 
  •  Construction site 
  •  Antenna for KNUZ-TV, circa 1953-1954 
  •  Ezekiel W. Cullen Building and University of Houston campus 
  •  Woman on telephone; Switchboard maintenance 
  •  Cars entering Washburn Tunnel 
  •  Suburban house; Golf 
  •  Trains 
  •  Workers installing pipe in ground, sign reads "Men Working" 
  •  Man on telephone pole 
  •  Aerial view of city 
 
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Title:Sam Houston [ship] and monorails
Identifier:e_bb_5359
Description:A combination of unapparently-related clips of produced films and raw footage spliced together on the same reel by the creator. Includes clips on the christening of a ship named "Sam Houston," a Houston monorail system (with title cards in Japanese or Korean), workers on a construction site, workers at a switchboard and footage of Houston-area buildings and landmarks, including USS Texas, the Washburn Tunnel, and buildings of KNUZ-TV, City National Bank, Ezekiel W. Cullen and the University of Houston. Color and black-and-white picture with sound. Some segments are upside-down and backwards in relation to others. Pub version flips upside-down and backward segments.
Country:United States
State:Texas
City:Houston
Date:circa 1953-1958
CreatorBailey, Bob (Producer/Photographer)
Location:Reel 77/1.14
Source:Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive
Language:en
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:color film (film); black-and-white film; sound tracks