Tag Archives: Dimmitt

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 12 – Rural Life

This home movie portrays rural life for the Easterwood family in the 1950s. Focusing primarily on the Easterwoods’ farm, the film captures many scenes of wheat fields, harvests, and farm equipment. Images of horses and ponies roaming in pastures, downtown Dimmitt, and an Easterwood family wedding anniversary celebration are also included.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 6 – Horseback Riding and Lassos (1960)

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwoods at home in Dimmitt where they ride horses and practice their lasso techniques in the yard.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 10 – Christmas and Ballet (1978)

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwoods at Christmas in 1978, followed by scenes of Cortney in ballet class, where the young ballerinas closely follow their instructor.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 3 – Flood and Palo Duro Canyon

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwood family exploring the results of a flood, then on a trip through the Panhandle, where they visit Palo Duro Canyon State Park. The family first wades barefoot down a flooded road, then takes a train ride through Palo Duro Canyon before continuing on their road trip.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 17 – Visiting Texas Landmarks (1958)

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwood family touring the San Jacinto Monument and a battleship on the Houston Ship Channel.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 16 – Bikes and Amarillo Airport

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwood children riding bikes in their rural neighborhood with visiting family before taking them to the airport. The family and their visitors arrive at the airport, English Field, where they pose for pictures, the guests board the plane, and the Easterwoods watch the flight take off. The terminal

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The Easterwood Family Films, no. 11 – Easterwood Family Scenes (1957)

This home movie captures scenes of the Carl Easterwood family in 1957. This was the first film the family made with their 8mm camera, and it includes scenes of the Easterwood home and wheat farm, family vacation, a parade, and the family riding horses and in horse carts.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 8 – Junior Coffey and Wheat Fields (1961)

This home movie captures scenes of professional football player Junior Coffey at the Easterwood farm, followed by images of wheat fields. In his senior year at Dimmitt High School, the year before he began his football career at the University of Washington, Coffey throws around a football with Paul Easterwood in the yard. The first

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The Easterwood Family Films, no. 7 – Paul and Linda’s Wedding (1965)

This home movie captures scenes of Paul and Linda Easterwood’s wedding in December of 1965. The bride and groom cut the cake, and guests enjoy refreshments and visiting with family at the reception.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 9 – Gabe’s Birthday (1979)

This home movie captures scenes of Gabe Easterwood’s birthday party in 1979. The girls blow out the candles, have cake, and play with Gabe’s new toys.