Tag Archives: De Kalb

The Fred Napp Collection, no. 1 – The Little D Jamboree

This home movie from the mid-1950s captures scenes from the

The Fred Napp Collection, no. 2 – The House Fire

This home movie features a house fire in DeKalb, Texas in the 1950s. Firefighters try to put out the flames as neighbors watch from the sidelines.

The Fred Napp Collection, no. 4 – Laying Water Pipe with the Water Superintendent

This home movie captures scenes of digging ditches and laying pipes for water in the town of DeKalb, Texas in the mid-1950s. This film was made by Charles P. Napp, the town

The Fred Napp Collection, no. 3 – Valentine’s Day Party

This home movie captures scenes of a 1950s Valentine’s Day party in DeKalb, Texas. A Valentine’s Day king and queen are crowned and young people play some parlor games.

The Fred Napp Collection, no. 5 – Teens Cruising in Cars

This home movie captures a lovely afternoon scene of cars cruising around the downtown area of DeKalb, Texas in the mid-1950s.