Color home movie of a football game, followed by a family with a toddler in team apparel, adults playing catch with a football in the yard. Speed of digital transfer modified. 00:00 – sideline POV football game, most downtime between plays cut out, cheerleaders, teams and fans leaving field, parents talking after game 05:47-06:54 – […]
The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 9 – Daily Life and Races at the Ranch
This home movie captures life at the Withers’ family ranch. The family skeet shoots, fishes, wrestles, and hosts an event that includes races – both on foot and on horseback.
Using clips from commercially available films to narrate and punctuate the events captured in the home movies, this film from the Dennis Family collection chronicles a family trip and the activities of the children, especially with what appears to be a church youth group. Among the events caught on film are a trip to the […]
This home movie includes the Coltman-made amateur film
This home movie features silent footage shot by Philip Bursley of hot air balloons, airplanes, and helicopters flying over and landing in El Paso in the late 1970s. The airport seen in the footage is the Horizon Airport, formerly known as the West Texas Airport, in Horizon City. In the film, skydivers prepare hot air […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Mitchell family vacationing in Kentucky. The family watches horsesraces at the Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, visit the Kentucky State Capitol Building in Frankfort, and Brownwood Farm in Lexington.
This home movie captures scenes of the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, attended by El Paso’s Cummings family in 1949. The Ceremonial is an annual event that brings together Native American tribes from across the nation for a celebration of Native American culture with four days of parades, powwows, and rodeos. Scenes of rodeo events and […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Cruz family spending the day playing at El Paso’s San Felipe Park as part of the Head Start Program. The children in the program run down sand dunes, swing, slide, and play on the merry-go-around. The Head Start Program is a program of the United States Department of […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family on vacation in Florida in the late 1970s. The family first goes to the Daytona Speedway to take in some car races, then goes to Disney World where they go on rides and see a parade.