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Sam Houston Tribute at Texas Centennial

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Sound | ca 1936

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    •  A marching band performs at the Texas Centennial ceremony at Washington at the Brazos 
    •  Governor James Allred greets descents of signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence 
    •  The master of ceremonies quotes William Barret Travis in his opening remarks 
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    Crowds assemble to celebrate the centennial of Texas independence with the introduction of descendants of signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence and stirring speeches of heroism. At least some of the footage appears to be at Sam Houston's memorial grave in Huntsville.