Captured in this home movie is the Hartman family’s road trip to West Texas where they take in the historic sites and rugged landscape. They stop along the way in Fort Stockton and El Paso, attend a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico, visit to Sul Ross State College in Alpine, and camp in Big Bend National […]
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Captured in this home movie from the Hunt Family Collection is a trip to Mexico City, highlights of which include the Diego Rivera home, the floating gardens of Xochimilco, and a bullfight.
Born in Yorktown, Texas in 1901, Albert Morris “A.M.” Harper was a longtime resident of Alice where he owned and operated a successful oil field trucking company. Financial success followed from the early boom in the Texas oil industry and enabled Harper to enjoy a recreational home in Port Aransas and many adventurous pursuits, including […]
Beginning at a seemingly sparse airfield in El Paso, this footage from the Ernest M. Hunt Family Film Collection, provides a glimpse into a trip by the family that included visiting Fort Bliss for a military review of mounted cavalry, playing golf, and horseback riding. Particularly noteworthy sections of this film include rodeo events, aerial […]
The Alan Frye Collection, no. 10 – Gators Norvells Evolutionary History of French, Sally, Chris + More
Bands performing in a house are captured in fast motion as well as normal speed.
A visit to the T.V. Ranch garden includes an encounter with Buzz the cat and a gardener hard at work planting seeds.
James and Joreen Ludeke settled in Wichita County in 1954 and raised their 6 children on their ranch located on the former site of the Four Sixes Horse Ranch and the North West Oil field. Their film collection features scenes of farm life set against a backdrop of North Central Texas prairie, the Red River, […]
Bette Cox home movie, includes footage of family dogs and Bette dancing with a family friend, “Jimmy.”