This home movie captures scenes of the Cummings children riding horses in their yard and at the stables against the El Paso landscape. The kids ride the horses at a walk, trop, and gallop.
This home movie captures scenes of a small elementary school class of African-American children taught by African-American teachers in the 1950s. The children sing songs, finger paint, and eat lunch together. This footage is of special significance as very few films exist that document African-American classrooms and schools from this time.
This home movie captures scenes of a hula performance and group lesson in Waikiki, Hawaii, where El Paso’s Cruz family was vacationing in 1974. The luau teacher, the kuma hula, demonstrates hip and foot movements for the large group of tourist students.