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The David Popp Collection, no. 1 – Friends and Family

This home movie from the David Popp collection captures family members taking part in a variety of activities. The camera pans around their neighborhood, taking in scenes of construction and of children playing, and later documents a large gathering at a park that includes a volleyball match.

The Richard Eisenhour Collection, no. 1 – Galveston (c. 1940)

This home movie, filmed by an unknown Galveston family, captures scenes of life on the island. While much of the reel is of the family and children, footage also includes construction of a home and building the docks and boat shelters in the harbor near Fort Point. These films are part of the collection courtesy

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The Railford H. Burton Collection, no. 1 – Summer in Midland (1953)

This home movie captures scenes of the Burton family in Midland, TX where they sunbathe, walk a new puppy, and celebrate a family friend, Charlie Green’s, birthday with a pool party. Also included are images of the Headlee Oil Field in Ector County.