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The Baylor Family Collection, no. 12 – Hunting Dove and Quail in South Texas, 1965

Among the Baylor family members are a number of avid huntsmen and women. Captured in this home movie are John and friends hunting for dove and quail in South Texas.

The Graham Collection – Ascarate Park and Oil Drilling

This home movie from the 1960s captures the Graham family’s visits to Ascarate Park in El Paso, as well as several birthday and holiday celebrations. At the park, family members engage in all sorts of recreational activities, from water skiing to fishing to camping. Later in the footage, individuals test the ground with explosives and

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The Cummings Collection, no. 3 – Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial (1949)

This home movie captures scenes of the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, attended by El Paso’s Cummings family in 1949. The Ceremonial is an annual event that brings together Native American tribes from across the nation for a celebration of Native American culture with four days of parades, powwows, and rodeos. Scenes of rodeo events and

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The Cruz Family Collection, no. 11 – Trip to Juarez

This home movie captures scenes of El Paso’s Cruz family spending time with extended family in Ju

The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 8 – Roller Skating

This home movie captures scenes of children roller skating on the sidewalk outside their home and joyously playing in the sprinkler in the backyard. Also included are scenes of the family camping.

The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 12 – Pioneer Amphitheater

This home movie captures scenes of a camping trip to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, where the family goes to see “Texasâ€ the musical at Pioneer Amphitheatre during its 1973 season. The family enjoys the scenic Red River and a campfire, then goes to the Pioneer Amphitheatre to see the musical. “Texasâ€ is produced annually

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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 9 – Camping and Farming

This home movie captures scenes of a camping trip and two boys working in a field and on a tractor on their family farm.

The Baylor Family Collection, no. 7 – Family, 1960 – 1962

This film presents a series of moving-image portraits as family members pose and ham for the camera in different locations including a field of blue bonnets, Lake Travis, and San Marcos. Also captured is John and Diane Baylor’s 1962 wedding.