The Cummings Collection, no. 12 – Airplane Hangar and Colorado (1968)

This home movie captures scenes of the Cummings family visiting an airplane hangar in El Paso where they see different types of airplanes. From there, the family takes a private flight in one of the small planes to go on a hunting and fishing trip in the mountains of Colorado where they camp and ride […]

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The Michael Cook, Jr. Collection – Life on Ladd Air Force Base and Back Home in San Antonio

This home movie captures scenes of Michael Cook, Jr.’s time as a U.S. Airman stationed at Ladd Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska. The film also documents his life back home in San Antonio, including images of his family, his wife, and his young daughters growing up in the early 1960s.

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Behind-the-Scenes at Filming of Route 66

In February 1963, an episode of the popular television program “Route 66” was filmed on-location in Galveston, Texas (Season 3, Episode 24.) This home movie captures a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the episode, in which the show’s stars, Martin Milner and Glenn Corbet, cruise the island in their iconic Corvette convertible and get […]

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