This home movie from the Maxie Davie Family collection captures the family celebrating several Christmases and enjoying a few vacations. Included in the footage are scenes of the family visiting the Davie gravesite at the Woodmen Cemetery in Dekalb, and the seaside in Corpus Christi.
This home movie from March of 1961 captures scenes of the Jung family’s trip to Dallas and New Orleans. Footage includes shots of the iconic Statler Hilton Hotel, later renamed the Dallas Grand Hotel, and the flagship Neiman Marcus store. In New Orleans, the family visits St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and Canal Street and […]
This home movie captures a number of sites in the Galveston and Houston areas, most likely filmed in the spring of 1940. Notable footage includes the Mallory steamship docks at 25th Street and Wharf in historic Galveston, air traffic at Scholes Field (now Scholes International Airport), the Galveston Sulfur Export Depot, and the carhops at […]