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Verdoner family holiday and houseboat

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Verdoner Family Collection, , , , , , , , , ,

EXT, MCU, a man in a small house boat, docked. According to documentation that accompanied original films, the man’s name is Leo Wijnbergin Punter. Gerrit Verdoner comes out on deck, putting on his shirt, and takes one of the eggs from the table, puts it in his mouth and begins to ham it up for […]

The Benson Family Films, no. 1 – Vacation to Rock Hound State Park

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This home movie captures the Benson family camping at New Mexico’s Rock Hound State Park, famous for attracting amateur geologists known as “rockhounders” in search of agates and quartz crystal. Among the footage of the mountainous scenery, a family member holds and pets a horny toad, the Texas State reptile.

The Coltman Collection, no. 5 – Corpus Christi and Austin, 1968

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This home movie reel from the Coltman Collection captures the family enjoying a vacation in Corpus Christi, swimming and cooking hot dogs on the beach. It also includes footage of the family back in Austin, swimming at Barton Springs and taking in fall foliage.