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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 13 – Daily Life on a Vietnam War Military Base

Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage captures daily life at Camp Evans. Included are scenes of soldiers acting out a gunfight, a Chinook airlifting another helicopter, a Vietnamese worker and child, and gun trucks. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan,

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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 17 – Daily Life on a Vietnam War Military Base

Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage captures daily life at Camp Evans. Included are scenes of a dog having a meal outside the mess hall, soldiers playing basketball, Vietnamese workers carrying a trash can and a soldier boarding a helicopter.

The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 25 – Camp Evans, Vietnam, 1971

Filmed around Camp Evans, Vietnam, this footage captures local women filling sandbags, and soldiers in motion – in gun trucks, jeeps, helicopters, and on foot. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, while serving in the military in Vietnam in the early 1970s. The films document

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The Earl & Vera Fridley Collection, no. 2 – Ranch Trips

The Earl & Vera Fridley collection includes home movies documenting three generations of the Fridley family as they vacation, celebrate special events, and go about everyday life. The films date from the early 1940s through the 1980s. This home movie documents two of the family’s ranch trips. The first trip to Maudie Carter’s Ranch near

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The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 9 – Daily Life and Races at the Ranch

This home movie captures life at the Withers’ family ranch. The family skeet shoots, fishes, wrestles, and hosts an event that includes races – both on foot and on horseback.

Texas in Review – Seward Plantation (1957)

This clip, originally aired as part of the January 7, 1957 episode of “Texas in Review,” features the Seward home, a 24-room plantation mansion and grounds located outside of Independence, Texas. The tour of the property highlights the craftsmanship and interesting points of the house and outbuildings. At the time of filming, the plantation had

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For Janie (2013)

This student film, made by Jonathan Lopez, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, paired with narration from the filmmaker

The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 1 – A Stroll in Sombreros

This home movie from the 1960s features mutliple generations of the Gonzalez family strolling the streets of a city, possibly in Mexico. Costumed little boys wear sombreros and play with toy guns. The women of the family wear nice dresses and smile for the camera.

Wallace and Elva Raney Collection – Roping and Riding

This home movie footage captures scenes of family gatherings from the 1950s. The family rides horses, practices roping cattle, and plays around riding a donkey. Also included is footage of a newborn horse with its mother.

The Cummings Collection, no. 8 – Leavell Ranch (1968)

This home movie captures scenes of the Cummings family visiting the a dude ranch in the mountains of Colorado, Leavell Ranch, around the time that El Paso’s Leavell family purchased the ranch. The Cummings hunt, fish, camp, and enjoy the sites of the area, including rivers and forests, as they ride on horseback through the

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