Tag Archives: Colorado River

The J.R. Nelson, Jr. Collection, no. 10 – American West Road Trip, Carlsbad Caverns and Grand Canyon

This multi-reel home movie captures the Nelson family as they take a road trip across the American Southwest, headed to California via Carlsbad Caverns and the Grand Canyon.

LBJ Home Movies – Austin 1943

This home movie captures scenes of life in Austin for Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in 1943. Narrated by Lady Bird some years later, images include many University of Texas campus buildings, Lake Austin, Mansfield Dam, Lake Bucha, and Mt. Bonnell, as well as scenes of the Johnsons with their close friends. Scenes of LBJ

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Ballooning Over LBJ Country – The Highland Lakes of Central Texas

Produced by Media Communications in Austin for the Highland Lakes Tourist Association in conjunction with the Austin Chamber of Commerce, this film presents a tour of the lakes from the perspective of a hot-air balloon and from a camper. Created as part of the tourist development effort of the Tourism Department, copies of the film

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The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 21 – Airplane Rides and Snow in Austin (1963-64)

This intertitled home movie captures scenes of Austin from an airplane in 1963-64 and an unusual snowfall in Austin in 1964. The Galindo family paid $1 to go up in an airplane and fly over Austin. The family took two trips that were filmed in this home movie–one in 1963 and one in 1964. Later

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The Steve Gomez Collction, no. 3 – Flores Family at Mansfield Dam Park

This home movie captures scenes of the Flores family at Lake Travis in Mansfield Dam Park in Austin. Images of the dam, motor boats, sail boats, men fishing, and the family enjoying the scenery are included.

The Agrasanchez Films, no. 1 – July 4th in the Hill Country (1983)

This home movie captures scenes of the Agrasanchez family spending July 4th in the hill country. The family spends time at a friend