Tag Archives: camping

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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A. M. Harper, African Safari Part II

Born in Yorktown, Texas in 1901, Albert Morris “A.M.” Harper was a longtime resident of Alice where he owned and operated a successful oil field trucking company. Financial success followed from the early boom in the Texas oil industry and enabled Harper to enjoy a recreational home in Port Aransas and many adventurous pursuits, including

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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.

[Manley Nelson–home movies] Reel 10

Can Descriptions 1948, 1949 edge codes on film. // Can label: ‘Hunt 48. Fish 49. Lobster.’ Viewing Notes Hunters by campfire making sandwiches. Pans of lake; hunter drags dead deer through lake. Deer on top of car. Large family eating meal at table (special occasion?) then playing card game (underexposed). Cleaning, cooking fish at campsite,

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A. M. Harper, Hunting Big Horn Sheep and Moose

This home movie from the A.M. Harper collection depicts hunting trips for big horn sheep and moose in either Alaska or Canada along with panoramic footage of the surrounding mountains.