This home movie, from the collection of Austin’s John Baylor family, captures the assembly of the of the Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus Combined Show site in Austin. A number of circus animals are shown while the big top is being constructed, including elephants, tigers, polar bears, miniature ponies, and donkeys.
This home movie of the Baylor family horseback riding around Austin includes scenes of St. Edward’s University, calf roping, camping, and an advertisement for the Austin rodeo.
This home movie from the Baylor family captures scenic views of the Davis Mountains State Park and Fort Lancaster State Historic Site and footage of a visit with the extended family.
This home movie from the Baylor family captures a group of young scouts exploring Big Bend National Park and includes scenic shots of Boquillas Canyon and other majestic West Texas landscapes.
This home movie footage features the Baylor family enjoying time together, including Christmas morning, pedal boating, and trips to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Austwell, TX and Inks Lake State Park in Burnet, TX.
This home movie documents the Baylors building their lakeside cabin, from slab to wallpaper.
This home movie captures the Baylors on a trip to Mission Espiritu Santo in Goliad State Historical Park, sailing, camping, hunting, and spending time with extended family.
This home movie captures the Baylor family visiting West Texas and making stops at Monahans Sandhills State Park, Balmorhea State Park, and Fort Davis National Historic Site.
This home movie captures the Baylor family on a trip through East Texas, visiting the East Texas Indian Reservation Alabama-Coushatta and Tombigbee Lake Camping site in Livingston, and attending the Texas Prison Rodeo in Huntsville.
This home movie captures the Baylor family visiting Fredericksburg, Kerrville, and Waco, canoeing, camping, and spending time with extended family.