Tag Archives: Blue Ridge Parkway

The Ludeke Family Collection, no. 11 – Easter in Seymour, TX

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, 1955 North Carolina

The Bell family visits the extended family in North Carolina and the filming includes scenes of horse riding, playing catch, admiring azaleas and rhododendrons in bloom and sightseeing along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Bell Family, 1961

Scenes from the road as the Bell’s travel to visit family in North Carolina. Also, a look at the Copperas Cove Pioneer Days parade.

Bell Family, 1954 North Carolina

Home movies from the Bell clan offer a great look at family life in 1950s Gatesville. This footage follows the Bell’s as they visit family in North Carolina and tour the Blue Ridge Parkway

Bell Family, 1967-1969

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 15-17th birthdays and marches with the Gatesville Hornets high school marching band. Also shown is a visit to the maternal grandparents farm in North Carolina with scenes from Blue Ridge

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