Orris Brown Film Collection of 1930s Houston

Seven restored films from the Orris Brown Collection at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, featuring rare footage of the 1935 Houston flood, President F.D. Roosevelt's visit to the San Jacinto monument, Sam Houston's former slave and later servant Jeff Hamilton, and 1930s advertisements for Houston-based businesses.
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http://www.texasarchive.org/library/index.php/Category:The_Orris_D._Brown_Collection Disclaimer: this does not appear to be a resource that we own or control.

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Audio-Visual Materials
Texas Archive of the Moving Image
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