Tag Archives: Kleberg-County

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 Avena-Wilson Collection, no. 14 – School Walkout in Kingsville (c.1969)

This home movie captures scenes of a Chicano protest rally in Kingsville, likely a student walkout held in 1969, followed by scenes of Rebecca Avena learning to swim. UFW and La Raza flags hang around a makeshift stage where speakers, including MAYO founder José Angel Gutiérrez and San Antonio Judge Albert A. Peña, are seen

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