1961-1962: Seattle

A Sisak family home movie shot in Seattle, Washington while Mr. Sisak and his family were stationed there during the 1961 Berlin Crisis. The film features historical Seattle sites, including the Capitol Building and the Space Needle. The film also includes panoramas of the city, family visits to gardens, rural driving scenes and footage of […]

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Gypsamania

Black & white home movie of a trailer trip vacation through South Dakota and Wyoming with footage of historic sites in national parks. There is footage of the Badlands of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore, and Yellowstone National Park sites like Yellowstone River, Mammoth Hot Springs, Inspiration Point, Apollinaris Springs, erupting Old Faithful and bears interacting […]

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The Coltman Collection, no. 4 – Travels Around Texas, 1962

This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures the family as they travel to historic sites in San Antonio and around Texas. Footage features the Riverwalk, Alamo and Spanish Governor’s Palace in San Antonio, the Dallas skyline and Trinity River, Davy Crockett National Forest in East Texas and a walk in Pease Park along Lamar […]

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