Tag: Dinwiddie Collection


Found Photos: 1948 SMU vs Baylor Cotton Bowl Dallas Texas

SMU beat Baylor 13-6 in front of 56,000 on November 20, 1948. The 1948 SMU Mustangs football team represented Southern Methodist University during the 1948 college football season. They were ranked in the top ten most of the season, and ended the year winning the Cotton Bowl. Doak Walker the star halfback was a junior and won the Heisman Trophy. Doak established several other Southwest Conference records that still stand.

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1957 Texas OU

Found Film: 1957 Texas vs Oklahoma Football Game

This is a home movie of the 1957 Red River Shootout at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Texas. The game featured #1 Oklahoma vs. Texas and Darrell K Royal in his first Texas / OU game. Oklahoma won the game 21-7. The footage shows the University of Texas Band and the halftime show.

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Riverlake Country Club

Riverlake Country Club Flood Dallas Texas April 1957

This video was shot during the Dallas Flood in April 1957 in and around Dallas Texas. It shows Riverlake Country Club in Dallas Tx and the Dallas Area. I find this funny because when I was a kid I played the golf course that some of the footage shows. I can relate to this footage because it was wet than too!

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