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 captures scenes of the Burtons throughout the 1930s and early 40s at work, on vacation, and at home. Notable footage includes a sandstorm in Andrews, Texas, a trip to the Texas Centennial Exposition at the World’s Fair in Dallas, and a scrap metal drive for the war effort in Freeport in 1943.
This home movie captures scenes of El Paso’s Cruz family on the Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pac
This home movie captures scenes of El Paso’s Cruz family on a trip to Barranca del Cobre, Copper Canyon, in Chihuahua, Mexico by way of the Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pac