LBJ Home Movies – Austin 1943

This home movie captures scenes of life in Austin for Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in 1943. Narrated by Lady Bird some years later, images include many University of Texas campus buildings, Lake Austin, Mansfield Dam, Lake Bucha, and Mt. Bonnell, as well as scenes of the Johnsons with their close friends. Scenes of LBJ […]

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Ballooning Over LBJ Country – The Highland Lakes of Central Texas

Produced by Media Communications in Austin for the Highland Lakes Tourist Association in conjunction with the Austin Chamber of Commerce, this film presents a tour of the lakes from the perspective of a hot-air balloon and from a camper. Created as part of the tourist development effort of the Tourism Department, copies of the film […]

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The Steve Gomez Collection, no. 1 – Hiking Enchanted Rock

This home movie captures scenes of a large group in the 1990s hiking Enchanted Rock. Enchanted Rock is a distinct pink granite rock formation that is part of the Llano Uplift, a granite geologic dome in Central Texas, that is included in the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Gillespie and Llano counties.

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The Baylor Family Collection, no. 21 – 1974 Aqua Fest and Lake House Work

In this home movie, the Baylor family watches the Thunderbirds air show and the children play in a model tank and pose in front of a U.S. Air Force plane at Austin’s Aqua Fest. John and Diane continue construction on the Lake House, wallpapering the bedroom and installing kitchen cabinets, and Penny, their beagle, makes […]

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