This home movie from the Frick collection captures the essence of the pre-oil-bust party culture in the Houston area as it documents scenes from the 1980 Westheimer Arts Festival and Rosenberg’s Texas Girl Chili Cook-off. The Frick Collection was donated to TAMI by John Frick and includes home movies of family Christmases, camping trips, and […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family in 1978 as they relax in the backyard of a house backing up to a lake. The family plays with their dog and happily enjoys cocktails with friends.
This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family living and traveling in Texas in the 1950s, most notably attending a parade in Amarillo celebrating the Tri-State Fair and Rodeo. Members of the Battle family go swimming, attend senior prom, participate in marching band, have family picnics, celebrate the holidays at home and with co-workers. […]
This home movie captures scenes of a Halloween Square dance in 1959, including shots of festively dressed guests dancing and relaxing. The film also includes footage of a child riding a donkey, the aftermath of a snow storm, an Easter Egg hunt, and a birthday party, which also included square dancing.
In this home movie, the Mitchell family goes swimming in a public pool, and in a baby pool at the house. The family rides a horse in the front yard of their house and through the neighborhood.
In the mid 1980s, the original zinc statue of the Goddess of Liberty was retired from the Texas State Capitol dome and replaced with a replica cast in aluminum. This clip from a home movie captures the new statue being placed on the State Capitol dome with an aerial crane.
Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in , this footage captures scenes from a helicopter in flight on the way to Da Nang, including the landscape and buildings.