[Manley Nelson–home movies] Reel 10

Can Descriptions 1948, 1949 edge codes on film. // Can label: ‘Hunt 48. Fish 49. Lobster.’ Viewing Notes Hunters by campfire making sandwiches. Pans of lake; hunter drags dead deer through lake. Deer on top of car. Large family eating meal at table (special occasion?) then playing card game (underexposed). Cleaning, cooking fish at campsite, […]

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A. M. Harper, Hunting Big Horn Sheep and Moose

This home movie from the A.M. Harper collection depicts hunting trips for big horn sheep and moose in either Alaska or Canada along with panoramic footage of the surrounding mountains.

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A. M. Harper, African Safari Part I

This home movie shot during one of Harper’s African safaris shows life in the well-appointed hunting camps, native animals on the savanna, and hunters posing with their “trophy” kills. Born in Yorktown, Texas in 1901, Albert Morris “A.M.” Harper was a longtime resident of Alice where he owned and operated a successful oil field trucking […]

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