The Earl & Vera Fridley collection includes home movies documenting three generations of the Fridley family as they vacation, celebrate special events, and go about everyday life. The films date from the early 1940s through the 1980s. In this footage, Claire, her children, and other friends and family play with pet lion cubs in the […]
Various scenes of the Freemans with friends and family in Virginia comprise this home movie, including men lowering a motorboat into the water, construction of a home, and children playing.
This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family in Italy as they visit the countryside and the beautiful fountains and gardens of Villa d’Este in Tivoli.
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 1977 captures scenes from Timpson High School in East Texas. Some students paint a large picture of bear, the school’s mascot, while others congregate in the hallways, dancing and singing.
This home movie captures scenes of the Montgomery family in 1977-78 as they celebrate holidays, spend time around the house, and attend festivals in Austin. Of note are scenes of a street fair on the University of Texas’ West Campus, the Montgomery girls dressed in Star Wars costumes for Halloween, and Eeyore’s Birthday festival in […]
This home movie captures scenes of the congregation of Mt. Horem Baptist Church celebrating Family Day in 1971 where lunch is served and each family has their portrait taken.
This home movie captures scenes of a Valentine
This home movie captures scenes of a Flores-Medrano family reunion in Austin in the 1990s. The families get together for games, food, and celebration. Multiple generations of the family pose for photographs in their reunion T-shirts, and a band, likely playing Tejano music, performs for the group.