1947 (circa): Part 2 Football Game;Hill or Muren?

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 – […]

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The Bursley Collection, no. 5 – Day at the Airfield

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 […]

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The Cummings Collection, no. 3 – Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial (1949)

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 […]

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