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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Year: 1927
[Commencement Events Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927]

[Commencement Events Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927]

Date: May 1927
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement events program for the 1927, Baccalaureate class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of service and list of events.
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[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927]

Date: May 1927
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement events program for the 1927, Home-coming and Baccalaureate class of North Texas State Teachers College, including the order of services.
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[Commencement Program Invitation for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927 ]

[Commencement Program Invitation for North Texas State Teachers College, May 1927 ]

Date: May 1927
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Invitation for the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the First Commencement and the Homecoming of students who have attended the institution through a period of thirty-seven years.
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[Freshman parade]

[Freshman parade]

Date: 1927
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of students dressed in costume for the Freshman parade in 1927. One student holds up a sign, which reads "South Seas."
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Item 2: World War I (4)

Item 2: World War I (4)

Date: 1927
Creator: US Army Signal Corp
Description: This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, troops playing with a lion cub, milking a ...
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Item 3: World War I (5)

Item 3: World War I (5)

Date: 1927
Creator: unknown
Description: Film footage of the 5th of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The film begins with the American forces receiving supplies, repairing roads and clearing them for artillery, and digging trenches. The footage continues with five bi-planes taking off with some footage from the air, then firing artillery and fighting during an October offensive, building a bridge and crossing the Meuse, troops and a Renault tank moving through a shelled out town, and talking with villagers. The film ends with troops celebrating news of the November 11 cease-fire, Joffre, Foch, Pershing, French, and other generals shake hands.
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Item 4: World War I (1)

Item 4: World War I (1)

Date: 1927
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is the 1st of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage features the sinking of a ship from the vantage point of a German U-Boat, Woodrow Wilson signing letters and addressing Congress, British and French troops firing and being fired on, and Italian troops scaling mountains and firing guns in the snow. Halfway through the video the focus turns to the American effort with cantonments, guns, and ships being built, then draft numbers being picked out of a bowel by Secretary Baker, Theodore Roosevelt watching a parade of draftees, draftees leaving on a train and being examined by doctors, soldiers being trained near Liberty Island, naval drills, King George of England welcoming the American Navy, Pershing and Foch paying a visit to Lafayette's tomb, and trench warfare training in France. Also, interspersed in the footage are cartoons by "Wally" the famous A.E.F. artist.
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Item 5: World War I (3)

Item 5: World War I (3)

Date: 1927
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is the 3rd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage opens with radio operators working in the trenches, various scenes of battle planning, artillery firing, wounded soldiers being removed from a battlefield and the dead left behind. The film then moves to the American forces move toward Soissons, crossing the Marne, and taking Chateau Thierry. The American troops are seen eating, washing, getting haircuts, and welcoming more troops and supplies from ships from the United States. Footage shows the city of supplies at Gievres, an industrial cooking demonstration, and General Pershing writing commands. The film then moves into the opening of the Saint-Mihiel Offensive of 12 Sep 1918 with many artillery scenes, Renault tanks, soldiers cutting barbed wire at dawn, and troops running out of bunkers to fight. An airplane dogfight is captured on film from this battle, ending with the German pilot being shot down and taken prisoner. Troops are then shown digging in Howitzers, crossing enemy lines, surveying the German dead, ...
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Item 6: World War I (2)

Item 6: World War I (2)

Date: 1927
Creator: unknown
Description: This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, and a German plane being shot down.
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The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's College, 1927

The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's College, 1927

Date: 1927
Creator: North Texas State Teacher's College
Description: Yearbook for North Texas State Teacher's College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
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