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Dedication of Concordia College (1926)

This home movie captures the dedication ceremony of Lutheran Concordia College of Texas, now known as Concordia University Texas, in Austin in 1926. In the footage, prominent speakers address the large assembled crowd. Then, the film inspects the newly completed Kilian Hall, named for John Kilian, a leader in the local Wend community.



Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Thank you to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image for all of their hard work on digitizing these films. The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) works to preserve and create access to various films in the Texas area. This helps to share knowledge and history about Texas through moving images.


TAMI Tagging

If you see someone you recognize in the films, use these instructions to tag the people on the Texas Archive of the Moving Image website.

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