This compilation of home movies from the Ramon Galindo Collection captures scenes around Austin, a family picnic in the park, Mr. Galindo’s tailor shop, a family trip to Corpus Christi, and its main feature – a number of magic shows featuring Mr. Galindo and his colleagues performing a variety of tricks using everything from cards […]
This home movie from the A.M. Harper collection opens with scenes from a women’s bridge club and continues with extended footage from family Christmas celebrations for children and adults.
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 the 1940s captures scenes of a Wells family day at the lake, likely Moss Lake near Gainesville. The family spends time on the porch of their lake house, where Margie and Harris Peyton Wells play with a dog, then play a lively game of poker. Later, the couples travel to a […]
The Jimmy Mitchell Family Films, no. 5 – Birthdays and the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Final Review (1957)
This home movie captures scenes of the Mitchell family celebrating birthdays, dancing at home, visiting with friends and family, and going swimming. In one scene, two of the Mitchell girls dress in flapper dresses and dance the Charleston in the living room. The family also visits Texas A&M University where they observe the Corps of […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans visiting family in Richmond, Virginia where they catch up over family dinners and card games.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending an Anniversary Tea in 1975. There are several musical performances, including Carter’s band, a vocal ensemble, and a singer with piano accompaniment. Later footage includes Dr. Freeman recovering in a hospital room after what appears to be a broken bone in his left hand and scenes […]
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman’s birthday party at the Freeman home in 1968 where guests play card games then enjoy birthday cake. Later footage includes the Freemans spending time at home and scenes of a classroom.