This home movie from Houston captures scenes of a Gonzalez family wedding and the welcome home parade for the astronauts of Apollo XI following the moon landing of July 20, 1969. Scenes of an exuberant Lucy Gonzalez exiting the church open the film before the ticker tape parade down Main Street in Houston. The parade […]
This home movie captures scenes of trips to various South and Central American countries between 1926 and 1934, including Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique, and the United States Virgin Islands. In addition to sightseeing footage, the film highlights the means of transport to these destinations, from ocean liners to trains […]
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.
In this home movie from 1929, E.B. Hopkins; his wife, Amy; and their two eldest daughters, Amy (known as Mimi) and Jane, travel to Holland and France. In Holland, the Hopkinses visit The Hague and Amsterdam, touring royal palaces and museums. After flying to Paris, the family explores the French capital city, making stops at […]
In this home movie from 1927, the Hopkins family travels to the Caribbean region, visiting CuraÃ§ao, Venezuela, and Haiti. During their vacation, the family tours the cities of Willemstad and Caracas Bay in CuraÃ§ao before journeying to Puerto Cabello in Venezuela. From there, the Hopkinses board a steamer ship, the S.S. Oranje-Nassau, to take them […]
In this home movie footage from 1928, the Hopkins family travels to the White Mountains region in New Hampshire. The family stays at the Ogontz White Mountain Camp, swimming in a lake and golfing at the nearby Maplewood Country Club. After the older children depart on their own trips through the Mountain Range, the remaining […]