(black and white) LS of a field surrounded by wire fencing, inmates moving about, a watch tower is visible in FG, it is difficult to discern where these inmates are as the people are not very visible in LS. Large open field with mountains in BG. Plane flies overhead. Camera pans to road, two women […]
The J.R. Nelson, Jr. Collection, no. 10 – American West Road Trip, Carlsbad Caverns and Grand Canyon
This multi-reel home movie captures the Nelson family as they take a road trip across the American Southwest, headed to California via Carlsbad Caverns and the Grand Canyon.
This home movie captures scenes of Fairbanks and Fort Wainwright, Alaska, taken by a Texas family stationed there. Included are snowy scenes of downtown Fairbanks, a dogsled race, and the military base.
This home movie compilation from the Leon Blevins Collection documents many facets of the Dobkins family’s life. Captured are the children at home, parades, and several family trips, mainly through the American West, and especially to Colorado where they had a vacation home. Of special note is the clip of a square dance; Virginia Dobkins […]
This home movie from the The J.R. Nelson Collection captures western roadside scenery, the family standing outside of their home and later playing in the snow.
This home movie from the Hunt Family Collection documents life on E.M. Hunt’s Rancho Feliz in Berion, New Mexico, located just northwest of El Paso on the New Mexican side of the Texas-New Mexico border. Featured are the operations and activities of a working farm and ranch in the southwestern United States in the 1940s. […]
This home movie from the Hunt Family Collection captures a 1941 trip to the El Ranchotel, a dude ranch owned by Conrad Hilton. Captured are the grounds of the hotel, where guests don western wear as they hang out around the gleaming white adobe structure and with the horses. Of note is an excursion in […]
This home movie from the Frick Collection captures the Frio Canyon in Uvalde County and includes Linda, and her dog, Sikis, playing and hiking along the river. Also included is footage taken from the car of the surrounding land and the Sabinal River. The Frick Collection was donated to TAMI by John Frick and includes […]
This home movie from the Chavira-Estrada collection captures the El Paso-based family on a camping trip in Ruidosa, New Mexico.