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Yousefi Family Collection, no. 4 – Yousefi Wedding, Traditional Persian Ceremony (2001)

This home movie captures scenes of the Yousefi family celebrating traditional Persian wedding customs at their daughter’s wedding in Addison, Texas. The bride and groom sit under a silk shawl held by family members in front of their wedding spread while the traditional ceremony is performed in both English and Persian.

The Murphy Family Collection – Christmas Celebration

This home movie from the Murphy Family Collection captures scenes of the family celebrating Christmas in a festively decorated home. They open presents, eat, drink, and laugh with each other in front of a lovely Christmas tree. A baby takes some of his first steps, a boy gets loving kisses from his dog, and a

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The Herrera Family Collection, no. 4 – Family Wedding (1989)

This home movie captures scenes of a wedding ceremony in 1989 where a member of El Paso

Melton Barker Family Film

This home movie captures scenes of itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker and his family as they travel through California, visit family, enjoy the outdoors, and attend celebrations, including a wedding.

The H.R. Ketchum Film Collection, no. 2 – Arkansas Air National Guard and Parade

This home movie from the 1920s captures scenes of Galveston’s Ketchum family in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The first portion of footage captures members of the Arkansas Air National Guard at an airfield in Fort Smith. A pilot dances for the camera and demonstrates how to don the proper flight attire while mechanics repair various planes

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The H.R. Ketchum Film Collection, no. 1 – Wedding Ceremony and Pram Parade

This home movie from the 1920s captures multiple Ketchum family gatherings in Tulsa and Galveston, from a wedding ceremony to a neighborhood parade of children in prams and floats to a trip to the beach. A portion of the footage takes place at the Ketchum’s Galveston residence, the historic Menard House. Michel B. Menard was

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The Alfonso and Margarita G. Diaz Family Collection, no. 2 – Graduation and Backyard Wedding

This home movie from El Paso captures scenes of a graduation held at what appears to be St. Patrick Cathedral. Later scenes of a backyard wedding are also included.

The Steve Gomez Collection, no. 12 – Flores Family Wedding Reception

This home movie captures scenes of the reception at a Flores family wedding. The guests eat dinner while a mariachi band plays for the bride and groom.

The David Ayala Collection, no. 3 – Catholic Wedding Ceremony, Part III

This home movie captures scenes of the reception at an Ayala family wedding. The bride and groom dance alongside their wedding guests, and the wedding part sits to eat a beautifully decorated wedding cake.

The Steve Gomez Collection, no. 13 – Boda de Irene

This home movie captures scenes of the ceremony and reception of Irene