Category Archives: The Dr. Henry Withers

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 5 – Trail Ride and Daily Life

This home movie gives a glimpse into everyday life of the Withers family. A light dusting of snow on the ground, preparation for a trail ride, play alongside shots of the family visiting the beach, riding horses at their ranch, fishing

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 7 – Daily Life

This home movie provides a look into the lives of the Withers family as they carry on with their routines of work and play. Included amongst these images are cheerleaders practicing or at a small football game and trail riders headed to the Fat Stock Show in Houston. The bulk of the footage is of

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The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 6 – Daily Life

This home movie captures the Withers family as they carry on with their daily routines of work and play. Much of the footage shows the Withers family’s ranch, and their cattle roaming about with their calves. Also featured are the Withers children as they go skeet shooting, swim, drive in go karts, play little league

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The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 8 – Leisure Time

This clip, salvaged from a larger damaged home movie reel, captures the Withers family at leisure – playing in the yard, at a baseball game, swimming in the Gulf of Mexico in the shadow of an oil well, and being entertained by a pair of ducklings, possibly on Easter morning.

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 9 – Daily Life and Races at the Ranch

This home movie captures life at the Withers’ family ranch. The family skeet shoots, fishes, wrestles, and hosts an event that includes races – both on foot and on horseback.

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 1 – Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Ranch

This footage from the George Withers collection provides a glimpse into the daily routine of a small cattle ranch. Cattle loiter about the property, in their pen and around the house and family vehicles, while ranch hands attempt to wrangle some rambunctious calves.

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 2 – Joy Riding

Vehicles feature prominently in this home movie from the George Withers collection – two boys play with their dogs and speed about the sidewalk in a go cart, while the adults admire and take a ride in an antique vehicle that bears the Ferrari logo.

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 10 – Vacation in the American West

This home movie captures the Withers family on vacation in the American West. Scenes include a young boy in cowboy hat and boots riding a horse around the yard, the swiftly flowing waters of a river, and some impressive panoramic views of the green and mountainous landscape.

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 3 – Home and at the Ranch

This home movie captures the Withers family in two aspects of their lives: outside of their home and at their cattle ranch. Footage includes the house’s exterior and the Withers with a dog, as well as wide views of the ranch property with the cattle roaming about the property and in pens.

The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 4 – Parades and Trail Rides

The majority of this home movie features two different parades. The first takes place in Giddings, Texas, in 1958 and contains, amongst other things, a marching band, fire trucks, an airplane, and a number of floats representing local clubs and businesses. Also captured are scenes of the family taking practice rides in a round pen

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