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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
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.
Film footage of tourists in Tijuana and Agua Caliente. Includes buildings and businesses, and a few seconds of Route 66.
Mexico. Oxaca. Bullfight.George Wallace Struble (1886-1971) was born in Oregon. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1908 before moving to Pennsylvania to work for Bethlehem Steel, where he eventually became a Vice President. In addition to his 1920s travel films, his collection contained several commercial shorts and boxing films. His collection was donated
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. and Mrs. Ravel vacationing in Mexico with Abe Aaronson, owner of Aaronson Brothers department store in El Paso.
This home movie captures the scenery of the Nelson’s drive through Mexico.
This home movie captures scenes of a fishing trip in Mexico. Cactus Pryor and friends take a boat far out on the water and catch a variety of fish. Images of the scenic coast and ocean are also included.
This home movie from December of 1999 captures footage of the Marquez family and friends working at a donation center they organized at the “Bomberos” (Firefighters) Fire station in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico for Juarez families in need to receive gifts, blankets, and food. The items were donated by citizens of Alamagordo, New Mexico; El Paso,
This student film, made by Charlie Sanchez, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image to explore the experience of growing up with family on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border. The film examines how the border divides two societies, but Sanchez, through the experience of getting to know his family in