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The Alan Frye Collection, no. 11 – TV Ranch Gardener

A visit to the T.V. Ranch garden includes an encounter with Buzz the cat and a gardener hard at work planting seeds.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 19 – The Young Life of Jeffery Sullivan

This home movie from the 1970s captures scenes of a day in the life of Ouida Whitaker Dean’s grand-nephew, Jeffrey Sullivan. After introducing himself, Sullivan shows us around his home in Nacogdoches, strolling through the crops and visiting the livestock. He also plays with his pets and hangs out with his family. This film charmingly

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The Richard Eisenhour Collection, no. 9 – Springtime in Central Texas (c. 1960)

This home movie, filmed by San Antonio resident Wade R. Bedell, Sr., captures Central Texas in the springtime. Footage includes fields along rural highways blanketed in bluebonnets, Congress Avenue in Austin, and the Texas State Capitol Building. These films are part of the collection courtesy of native Galvestonian and current Austin resident Richard Eisenhour, who

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The Frick 70s Collection, no. 2 – Frio Canyon, 1973

This home movie from the Frick Collection captures the Frio Canyon in Uvalde County and includes Linda, and her dog, Sikis, playing and hiking along the river. Also included is footage taken from the car of the surrounding land and the Sabinal River. The Frick Collection was donated to TAMI by John Frick and includes

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The Coltman Collection, no. 1 – Peter and Felicity’s Wedding Day (1955)

This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures scenes from Peter and Felicity’s wedding day. Most of the footage is of the reception, where they eat a meal with friends and family, cut the wedding cake and take photos.

HP Wells Family Films – Moss Lake, Poker, and Gainesville Community Circus

This home movie from the 1940s captures scenes of a Wells family day at the lake, likely Moss Lake near Gainesville. The family spends time on the porch of their lake house, where Margie and Harris Peyton Wells play with a dog, then play a lively game of poker. Later, the couples travel to a

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