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The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 5 – Miami Vacation, The New Klondike (1925)

This intertitled home movie from Texas oilman E.B. Hopkins captures scenes of a family vacation to Miami, Florida in 1925. The family is in the Coral Gables area of Miami as the silent picture, The New Klondike, is filmed, resulting in scenes of alligators used in the film captured in this home movie. Scenes of

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The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 7 – Edcouch, Texas Parade and Dam

This home movie captures scenes of a parade in Edcouch, Texas where fire engines, men on horseback, floats, and citizens in costume parade through the streets. Scenes of the Bentsen family visiting the Edcouch Dam are also included.

The Cruz Family Collection, no. 18 – Hula Dancing in Waikiki (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of a hula performance and group lesson in Waikiki, Hawaii, where El Paso’s Cruz family was vacationing in 1974. The luau teacher, the kuma hula, demonstrates hip and foot movements for the large group of tourist students.