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Austin Aquatic Club Goes to Corpus Christi (1966)

An Austin Aquatic Club visit to a Corpus Christi beach is captured in this 1966 home movie footage. The Austin Aquatic Club, now known as Longhorn Aquatics, was coached and directed by former All-American Longhorn water polo swimmer, Wally Pryor from 1953 to 1975. This mob of candid youths mug for the camera and take

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[Home Movie: Agatep Family, 1969-1973]

Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district,

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The Richard S. “Cactus”? Pryor Collection, no. 16 – Boy Band

This home movie captures scenes of two of Cactus Pryor’s sons, Don and Dayne, playing musical instruments in their driveway. The boys play a toy drum set and toy guitar and get into the beat!

The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – San Saba, TX

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texan filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from San Saba, Texas in the 1940s. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – San Marcos, TX, 1943

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texan filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from San Marcos, Texas in 1943. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Reidsville, NC, c.1948

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Reidsville, North Carolina circa 1948. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Pine Bluff, AR, 1952

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 1952. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Pennsylvania

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Allentown, Pennsylvania. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with a party and

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Memphis, TN, 1949

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Memphis, Tennessee in 1949. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with a

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Grand Island, NE, 1938

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Grand Island, Nebraska in 1938. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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