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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The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 8 – Berlin Vacation (1963)

This home movie captures scenes of Jon Montgomery when he was stationed at Rhein-Main Air Base near Frankfurt, Germany in 1963-64. Among footage of landmarks and landscapes in Frankfurt, the base, and military check points are two notable scenes: one of U.S. Senators William Fulbright and John Sparkman arriving at the air base as representatives […]

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The Baylor Family Collection, no. 21 – 1974 Aqua Fest and Lake House Work

In this home movie, the Baylor family watches the Thunderbirds air show and the children play in a model tank and pose in front of a U.S. Air Force plane at Austin’s Aqua Fest. John and Diane continue construction on the Lake House, wallpapering the bedroom and installing kitchen cabinets, and Penny, their beagle, makes […]

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