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[Honoring Our Heritage and other Denton Chamber of Commerce Productions]

Description: This video contains four segments that concern the Denton Chamber of Commerce. The first segment, "Honoring Our Heritage," covers the history of the Chamber of Commerce. The story is presented by an actor portraying A.C. Owsley (President, 1909-1913). The production includes interviews with past Chamber of Commerce Presidents (in order of appearance) Tom Harpool, Jr. (1953), R.L. Selby, Jr. (1958), Marvin Ramey (1957), Bill Utter (1959), John Moellinger (1974), Roy Appleton, Jr. (1961), Fred W. Patterson (1979), Bob Crouch (1984), and Barbara Russell (1991). The second segment (beginning at 00:12:52) contains footage of unidentified men and women at what appears to be a reception. The third segment (beginning at 00:14:21) is news footage by reporter Mike Anderson (ca. 1996) about pollution in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and actions taken by the North Texas Clean Air Coalition, Sammons Communication, and the Denton Chamber of Commerce to help Denton meet its air quality goals. An unidentified woman and Chamber of Commerce representative Chuck Patterson are interviewed. The fourth segment (beginning at 00:18:49) features an unidentified woman paying tribute to Chamber of Commerce volunteer James Wood of Lake Dallas Flowers and Balloons.
Date: 1992
Creator: Sammons Communications
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections