Wittenborn family members prepare for and attend the 1967 Army-Navy rivalry football game played at John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Wittenborn Family hails from Austin, Texas and the films of father August Wittenborn include scenes from numerous family vacations, holiday and birthday celebrations, and important moments in the lives of children, Heidi […]
This reel from the Orris D. Brown Collection contains footage from a number of events. The first part includes examples of early film credit techniques, footage of a then-modern, diesel electric streamlined train at Houston’s Railway Post Office, fireworks over Houston’s Buffalo Stadium, and scenes of Clara Mae Brown, Orris D. Brown’s mother, visiting family […]
This home movie from El Paso captures scenes of the U.S. Naval Reserve Organized Surface Division’s operations and a 1964 conference in El Paso called the Swap Fiesta hosted by ham radio club WSES.
This home movie footage captures scenes of family gatherings from the 1950s. The family rides horses, practices roping cattle, and plays around riding a donkey. Also included is footage of a newborn horse with its mother.
This home movie captures scenes of Mt. Horem preparing for a wedding at their church in 1974. Scenes include three U.S. Navy soldiers on the street outside of the church in the Navy Service Uniforms and Dress Whites, having their picture taken.
This home movie captures scenes of a trip Father Emil Wesselsky of Shiner took to Europe and the Soviet Union in 1971. The footage includes stops in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, Moscow, and both East and West Berlin. Of note are images at the end of the film when Father Wesselsky documents the Berlin Wall.
This home movie captures a number of sites in the Galveston and Houston areas, most likely filmed in the spring of 1940. Notable footage includes the Mallory steamship docks at 25th Street and Wharf in historic Galveston, air traffic at Scholes Field (now Scholes International Airport), the Galveston Sulfur Export Depot, and the carhops at […]