The Father Emil Wesselsky Collection – Wedding, Family Reunion, and Trip to Pueblo Mountain Park (1967)

This home movie from the 1960s captures family gatherings in Shiner, including a family reunion, a wedding, and the welcoming a new addition. Also included is footage of children picking wildflowers and a family trip to Pueblo Mountain Park in Colorado.

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The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 17 – Construction of St. Gregory Church and School, 1955

This home movie documents the construction of St. Gregory’s Catholic Church and School in San Antonio, dedicated in 1955. The building in the film served temporarily as a church and assembly hall; now it is the school’s library. Up until the mid 1950s, the Catholics in northwest San Antonio were affiliated with St. Mary Magdalen’s […]

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The Ewen Collection, no. 2 – Christening, Jimmy is Born, Cole Park (1955-56)

This home movie captures scenes of the Ewen family in 1955 and 1956, including Mike’s christening in Denton in 1955, Billy and Mike playing in the yard in both summer and winter, the family bringing Jimmy home from the hospital in Midland in 1957, Jimmy’s christening, and the boys attending several birthday parties, including one […]

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