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The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 6 – Family Garden and Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade

This home movie captures scenes of the Bentsen family posing in a thriving flower garden among rose bushes and papaya trees. Views of the house and grounds are also recorded, as well as footage of the children on horseback. Scenes of floats lining up for the Texas Citrus Fiesta parade are later included.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 12 – Trip to Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico

This home movie captures scenes of the Bentsen family traveling to Mexico, visiting what appears to be the town of Tuxtla Gutierrez. Scenes of tourist sites such as a mission and a monument, as well as street scenes and footage of a park in town center, are included.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 1 – Agriculture and Cemetery Visit

This home movie captures scenes of crop fields, the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and cemetery in Rio Grande City, and workers processing baas.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 1 – Agriculture and Cemetery Visit

This home movie captures scenes of crop fields, the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and cemetery in Rio Grande City, and workers processing baas.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 8 – Reception at Family Home

This home movie captures scenes of a picturesque house and its landscaped grounds, followed by a family gathering at the home for a wedding reception.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 7 – Edcouch, Texas Parade and Dam

This home movie captures scenes of a parade in Edcouch, Texas where fire engines, men on horseback, floats, and citizens in costume parade through the streets. Scenes of the Bentsen family visiting the Edcouch Dam are also included.

The Bentsen Film Collection no. 10 – Citrus Orchard and Fields

This home movie captures scenes of a citrus orchard in the Rio Grande Valley. Scenes of row crops and farm workers are also included.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 5 – Citrus Queen Pageant and Parade

This home movie captures scenes of a 1940s Citrus Queen Pageant and parade, part of the Texas Citrus Fiesta in Mission, Texas. Pageant contestants and their escorts walk down the stage in their gowns in front of a large grapefruit backdrop. Brief scenes of the Parade of Oranges are also included.