The Graham Collection – Ascarate Park and Oil Drilling

The Graham Collection - Ascarate Park and Oil Drilling

Video:


Date:
c. 1960s

Creator:
Cathy Morrow



Archive/Collection:
Texas Archive Of The Moving Image, The Graham Collection

Source URL:
http://texasarchive.org/library/index.php/2014_03750



Description:
This home movie from the 1960s captures the Graham family's visits to Ascarate Park in El Paso, as well as several birthday and holiday celebrations. At the park, family members engage in all sorts of recreational activities, from water skiing to fishing to camping. Later in the footage, individuals test the ground with explosives and construct a well for oil drilling.

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Location(s):
el Paso TX
[codepeople-post-map] Sound/Silent:
Silent

Archive:
Texas Archive of the Moving Image



Inquiries regarding this film should contact:
512-485-3073, Info@texasarchive.org