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 Baylor Family Collection, no. 12 – Hunting Dove and Quail in South Texas, 1965

Among the Baylor family members are a number of avid huntsmen and women. Captured in this home movie are John and friends hunting for dove and quail in South Texas.

Training at a Hitler Youth camp

Pan slowly up to a Hitler Youth Flag waving. A mountain range is visible. 00:01:15 A Hitler Youth organizer meets with members outside the Salzburg train station prior to leaving for camp. The boys carry suitcases. Sign by the road with “HJ Fuehrerschule Groedig 1km” and a two-toned diamond with a swastika. Scenes of the

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US Army medical unit conducts target practice and eats

American soldiers (US Army) in an open field for target practice. The unit’s medical truck is visible in the BG, identifiable by the large red cross on the side of the truck. VS of the members of the unit shooting guns, setting up targets, sorting ammunition, talking, etc. The soldiers take a break: CU of

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Officers oversee training and exercises at a Hitler Youth camp

In Groedig, Austria, the Hitler Youth camp’s site manager gives commands to the organized troop. He has a death’s head emblem on his cap. A HJ member with SS patch practices giving orders. The troops run drills. A senior Hitler Youth officer with glasses reviews the men and gives orders. He wears a Hitler Youth

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US troops in Occupied Italy

Shots in harbor, uniformed men. On small boat, rowing boats around. In cave (Blue Grotto, Capri?). On boat, American flag. Shots of land. Sailing boat. 01:03:06 underexposed shots. Garden, flowers, sailors. 01:04:06 Destroyed buildings, military vehicles. Children and military. Beach. 01:05:24 Military playing baseball. “2nd Depot Headquarters” title. Red cross van, military barracks/tents. 01:06:57 Filming

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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