Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, […]
This home movie from the HP Wells family captures scenes of children enjoying Christmas and wintertime activities in 1960, including Christmas caroling, playing with presents, and building a snowman.
This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures scenes from Peter and Felicity’s wedding day. Most of the footage is of the reception, where they eat a meal with friends and family, cut the wedding cake and take photos.
This home movie from the Arch Campbell Collection captures Arch’s birthday party, celebrated in the backyard of his family’s home.
This home movie from the 1960s captures the Graham family’s visits to Ascarate Park in El Paso, as well as several birthday and holiday celebrations. At the park, family members engage in all sorts of recreational activities, from water skiing to fishing to camping. Later in the footage, individuals test the ground with explosives and […]
This home movie from El Paso’s Ravel family captures the family posing for a portrait with new baby Elise, followed by scenes of Rita’s 6th birthday party where children sit around a table in the backyard for a meal and cake.
This home movie from El Paso captures scenes of the Cruz family having a lively Christmas celebration where young boys play guitar and couples dance in front of the Christmas tree. Scenes of a birthday party with an Easter Bunny pi
This home movie from 1970 features scenes of a birthday party for two Gonzalez women. They blow out the candles, pass around the cake, and dance happily for the remainder of the night.