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Audio-Visual Materials

Items such as videos, audio recordings, podcasts, interactive materials and websites, etc. which are available online and in formats such as DVD and VHS.

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This collection of audio/visual materials contains micro-documentaries on a variety of WWI subjects. Created under the Student Filmmaker's Project at St. Mary's University, most of these are about 5 minutes in length.

Full Talk: The 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor and the Texas Connection with James D. Hornfischer.

The 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor and the Texas Connection with James D. Hornfischer. Bestselling author James D. Hornfischer and Joe Cavanaugh from the National Museum of the Pacific War discuss the history surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor and its connection to Texas. Admiral Chester Nimitz was named the commander-in-chief of the Pacific Fleet weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and led America's naval response to the attack. The event was filmed at the National Museum of the Pacific War in the Admiral Nimitz Museum Ballroom in Fredericksburg.

Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The History of the Fort, Part 1

Cody Mobley, Site Manager of Fort McKavett State Historic Site, shares the history of the fort. Founded on March 14, 1852, the fort housed the federal military, including elements of the 4th Infantry, all four regiments of the Buffalo Soldiers, and the 10th Infantry among others. Video courtesy of Texas Talks and the Texas State Historical Association.

Texas Talks: The Changing Faces of Fort McKavett, The Barracks, Part 2

Fort McKavett was established in 1852 by the 8th United States Infantry, and the barracks were constructed by 1853. Cody Mobley, Site Manager of Fort McKavett State Historic Site discusses Barracks #4, the Non-Commissioned Officer's Barracks, and the ruins of the Long Barracks. The fort barracks are preserved as they would have looked during the 19th century. Video courtesy of Texas Talks and the Texas State Historical Association.

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