The Rogelio D. Quinones Collection, no. 1 – Visit to Charlie Steen and His Utah Mines

This home movie captures an El Paso family’s travels to San Juan County, Utah to visit family friend Charlie Steen. Steen was a graduate of the Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy (now the University of Texas at El Paso) who owned Utex Exploration Company and several mines in Utah. Charlie takes the family to […]

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Smile, Laugh, Cry (2013)

This student film, made by Charlie Sanchez, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image to explore the experience of growing up with family on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border. The film examines how the border divides two societies, but Sanchez, through the experience of getting to know his family in […]

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A. M. Harper, Hunting Big Horn Sheep and Moose

This home movie from the A.M. Harper collection depicts hunting trips for big horn sheep and moose in either Alaska or Canada along with panoramic footage of the surrounding mountains.

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Bell Family, 1984 San Antonio & Corpus Christi

Youngest son of the Gatesville based Bell family, Wendell Bell begins filming his own family with scenes of his wife and baby relaxing in a hammock and enjoying each others’ company.

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