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Bell Family – 1962-65 Walter

Morris Bell turns his camera to take a look at local newspaper coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Also included is footage from oldest son Walter Bell’s 14th, 15th, and 16th birthdays.

The Ludeke Family Collection, no. 21 – Children Playing at Home

James and Joreen Ludeke settled in Wichita County in 1954 and raised their 6 children on their ranch located on the former site of the Four Sixes Horse Ranch and the North West Oil field. Their film collection features scenes of farm life set against a backdrop of North Central Texas prairie, the Red River,

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Bell Family, 1957 Lampasas Flood

Home movies from the Bell clan offer a great look at family life in 1950s Gatesville. In this footage, youngest son Wendell Bell celebrates his 5th birthday. Also included is footage of trips to the grandparents’ farm in North Carolina and the 1957 Lampasas flood.

Bell Family, 1959-1962

Home movies from the Bell clan offer a great look at family life in 1950s Gatesville. In this footage, youngest son Wendell Bell celebrates his 7-10th birthdays.