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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Journey to the Sky: A History of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians Film, 1981



Descriptive Summary

Creator: KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.)
Title: "Journey to the Sky: A History of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians" Film
Dates: 1981
Abstract: Composed of a 16 mm reel documentary produced by KUHT, the "Journey to the Sky: A History of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians" Film, 1981, chronicles the history of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians in Texas.
Accession No.: 82-373
Extent: 1 16 mm reel
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

KUHT, also known as HoustonPBS, is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) licensed to the University of Houston and the Houston Independent School District. Founded in 1953, the station was the first educational television station of its kind in the world. Serving the Houston metropolitan area, KUHT was the first station in the area to feature programs in high-fidelity stereo. The station produced a number of feature programs and documentaries, including "Elissa" in 1978, "Journey to the Sky: A History of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians" in 1981, and "Child at Risk"in 1985.

Source:

"HoustonPBS History." HoustonPBS. Accessed June 29, 2011. http://www.houstonpbs.org/site/PageServer?pagename=abt_history.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of a 16 mm reel documentary produced by KUHT, the "Journey to the Sky: A History of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians" Film, 1981, chronicles the history of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians in Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use of film material by appointment only; please contact repository for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Public Broadcasting Service (U. S.).
KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.) -- Archives.
Subjects
Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas -- History.
Documentary films -- Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- Texas -- History.
Public Broadcasting -- Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Places
Houston (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

"Journey to the Sky: A History of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians" Film, 1981, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3Y306 16 mm reel film, 1981

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