Tag Archives: Bronc-riding

The Ernest M. Hunt Family Film Collection, no. 1 – El Paso Trip, 1939

Beginning at a seemingly sparse airfield in El Paso, this footage from the Ernest M. Hunt Family Film Collection, provides a glimpse into a trip by the family that included visiting Fort Bliss for a military review of mounted cavalry, playing golf, and horseback riding. Particularly noteworthy sections of this film include rodeo events, aerial

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The Marks Family Films, no. 4 – Rodeo Footage

This home movie contains black-and-white, silent footage of a rodeo in Texas, likely held at E.H. Marks’ ranch, the LH7. The footage highlights the events of the day, beginning with the riders making their entrance onto the rodeo grounds. Several rodeo events are featured, including cattle branding, calf roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, and

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Wallace and Elva Raney Collection – High School Rodeo

This home movie captures scenes of a 1950s high school rodeo in Clarendon. The film includes footage of the contestants lining up, followed by bucking broncos, calf roping, and bull riding events. The film also features parades in the center of town and footage of the Raney family at their ranch.