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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 26 – Trip to West Texas, 1956

Captured in this home movie is the Hartman family’s road trip to West Texas where they take in the historic sites and rugged landscape. They stop along the way in Fort Stockton and El Paso, attend a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico, visit to Sul Ross State College in Alpine, and camp in Big Bend National

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The Richard S.

This home movie captures scenes of a fishing trip in Mexico. Cactus Pryor and friends take a boat far out on the water and catch a variety of fish. Images of the scenic coast and ocean are also included.

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 Baylor Family Collection, no. 4 – Horseback Riding and Cattle Roping, 1950s

This home movie of the Baylor family horseback riding around Austin includes scenes of St. Edward’s University, calf roping, camping, and an advertisement for the Austin rodeo.

The Coltman Family No. 22 – West Texas Travels (1984)

This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures scenes of the family traveling around West Texas. Stops include a visit to Langtry, where Judge Roy Bean operated as Justice of the Peace out of a saloon; a hike around Fort Davis; and a swim in the Indian Lodge pool.

The Coltman Collection, no. 18 – Camping in Pace Bend Park (1974)

This home movie captures scenes the Coltman family camping in Paleface Park, also known as Pace Bend Park, on Lake Travis. The family picnics, swims, and jumps off of rope swings from the cliffs surrounding the lake.

The Murphy Family Collection – Independence, Texas

This home movie captures scenes of the Murphy family in the historic town of Independence, Texas where they visit the original bell donated to the Baptist Church by Mrs. cy Lea, Sam Houston’s mother-in-law. The family also views the ruins of Baylor Female College and the men’s school, Baylor University. Baylor Female College moved to

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The Coltman Family No. 20 – UT Campus and Travels in America (1961-62)

This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family in Austin and across United States. Footage includes the University of Texas campus during a sorority and fraternity carnival, swimming at Barton Springs, Hamilton Pool and Town Lake and hiking at Mount Bonnell. The family also travels to Dallas for an AIA conference, the Grand Canyon,

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The Richard S. “Cactusâ€ Pryor Collection, no. 1 – Vacation in Mexico (1957)

This home movie captures scenes of Cactus and Jewell Pryor on vacation on the western coast of Mexico. The Pryors travel to Cuidad Juarez where they take a plane over scenic coast line and mountain ranges to reach the west coast, crossing the Sea of Cortes for their stay in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

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Bell Family, 1958 Arizona

The Bell family goes sightseeing in Arizona where footage includes great desert scenery at Saguaro National Monument, a tour of Old Tucson (an exact replica of 1860s Tucson) and visits to the Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tombstone, Bisbee, and Douglas.