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Austin Aquatic Club Goes to Corpus Christi (1966)

An Austin Aquatic Club visit to a Corpus Christi beach is captured in this 1966 home movie footage. The Austin Aquatic Club, now known as Longhorn Aquatics, was coached and directed by former All-American Longhorn water polo swimmer, Wally Pryor from 1953 to 1975. This mob of candid youths mug for the camera and take

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The Coltman Collection, no. 5 – Corpus Christi and Austin, 1968

This home movie reel from the Coltman Collection captures the family enjoying a vacation in Corpus Christi, swimming and cooking hot dogs on the beach. It also includes footage of the family back in Austin, swimming at Barton Springs and taking in fall foliage.

Cocuzzi Family Film Collection – Test Flights on Goodfellow Air Force Base and Summer Fun (1953)

This home movie captures scenes of the life of a U.S. Airman in 1953 during the last year of the Korean Conflict. Included are images of training, maintece, and test flights on the Goodfellow Air Force Base, focusing on a rescue helicopter crew and a jet plane. Also included in the film is a parade

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The Cummings Collection, no. 11 – Moto-Madness in the Dunes

This home movie captures scenes of the Cummings family riding motorcycles and a dune buggy in an off-road in the desert near El Paso. The riders do tricks on the vehicles and jump over hills. These scenes are caught with a variety of film techniques such as slow motion, zoom, and panning.

The Coltman Collection, no. 23 – Six Flags Over Texas (1969)

This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family visiting the original Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. The family rides in canoes, on log rides and roller coasters, and sees a dolphin water show.

The Coltman Collection, no. 17 – Buescher State Park (1973)

This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family camping in Buescher State Park, where they enjoy the woods, jump rope, and play in the mud.

The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 11 – Field Day at Wayland Baptist College

This home movie captures scenes of a field day at Wayland Baptist College, now Wayland Baptist University, in Plainview. Students take part in three-legged races, potato sack races, shoulder wars, and an obstacle course set up on campus.

The Ryan Battle Collection, no. 9 – At the Swimming Hole

This home movie captures picturesque scenes of teenagers swimming, inner tubing, and diving at a beautiful swimming hole in the 1950s or 1960s.