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The Alan Frye Collection, no. 3 – How to Make a Helix Pteron

This short film provides viewers with step-by-step instructions for creating a helix pteron.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 6 – Family Garden and Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade

This home movie captures scenes of the Bentsen family posing in a thriving flower garden among rose bushes and papaya trees. Views of the house and grounds are also recorded, as well as footage of the children on horseback. Scenes of floats lining up for the Texas Citrus Fiesta parade are later included.

The Bentsen Film Collection no. 10 – Citrus Orchard and Fields

This home movie captures scenes of a citrus orchard in the Rio Grande Valley. Scenes of row crops and farm workers are also included.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 5 – Citrus Queen Pageant and Parade

This home movie captures scenes of a 1940s Citrus Queen Pageant and parade, part of the Texas Citrus Fiesta in Mission, Texas. Pageant contestants and their escorts walk down the stage in their gowns in front of a large grapefruit backdrop. Brief scenes of the Parade of Oranges are also included.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 2 – Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade

Scenes of the Texas Citrus Fiesta parade in Mission, Texas comprise this home movie. Elaborate floats sponsored by local businesses and organizations ride the streets and entertain the audience, including a float sponsored by the Bentsen Brothers. Marching bands and motorcades also take part in this celebration of the region