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 […]
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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.
A ski racer comes down a slope. A woman wraps up in a blanket as she starts up slope in ski lift. Views from lift over snowy mountains looking down into valley. Good shots of maple sugaring. Man drives horse team with sled over snowy forested area. The sled has large galvanized tank on it. […]
Intertitle: “Raymond O. Cotton presents TIME MARCHES ON. August 1937. Hiram Buys a Fire Engine. HIRAM FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ACTION.” The fire department in Hiram was started in 1937, and the creator of the film was a member of the fire department. Man goes to a fire call box on a pole, and turns the […]
Can notes: “Trips + Travels;Marion knits at Kidney Pond;Dam on Souadabscook Stream;Falls + Bridge on West Branch;Mt. Katahdin from Foot Bridge;Stuck in Stream – Dam the Beavers.;A. Whitehorse + Guide Lisle at Holeb Falls Camp on Moose River;A. Whitehorse + Guide Russ? [sic] Rapids;Attean Lake Camp;P.W.H. at Attean Lake Camp;Marion and PWH Cross James River […]