The Coltman Collection, no. 15 – Boy Scouts of America Parade (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of a Boy Scouts of America parade along Lavaca Street and Congress Avenue in Austin. Footage features historic Austin buildings such as the Sheraton Crest Inn and Austin National Bank, as well as scenes of Congressman J.J. Pickle, Senator Ralph Yarborough, Governor Preston Smith, UT football players Hub Bechtol and […]

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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 15 – A Snowy Christmas (1976)

This home movie captures scenes of family Christmas in 1976, when the Panhandle was under heavy snow. The family stays warm inside where they open presents, which include a Stretch Armstrong action figure (the year the toy was released), a Mickey Mouse stuffed animal, and a dart ball game.

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