Girls stand outside brick building. Boats on river. Children camping and excitedly jumping up and down. Chickens and goats in barn. Men unsuccessfully attempt to extinguish truck fire. Plane flies in the sky. The fire department arrives at the scene of a small cabin in flames. Zoo scene. Monkeys on the coast. Crocodiles by the
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This home movie from the 1970s captures scenes of a day in the life of Ouida Whitaker Dean’s grand-nephew, Jeffrey Sullivan. After introducing himself, Sullivan shows us around his home in Nacogdoches, strolling through the crops and visiting the livestock. He also plays with his pets and hangs out with his family. This film charmingly
The home movie captures the Nelson family on a road trip to Zion, Utah where they explore the national park’s canyons.
This home movie from the Maxie Davie Family collection captures the family celebrating several Christmases and enjoying a few vacations. Included in the footage are scenes of the family visiting the Davie gravesite at the Woodmen Cemetery in Dekalb, and the seaside in Corpus Christi.
This home movie from the HP Wells Family Films opens on the Stamford Rodeo, also known as the Texas Cowboy Reunion, in 1939. Men and women ride horses in a cloverleaf pattern, and men ride bucking broncos and wrangle calves. The film also includes scenes of a game of golf, a father playing outside with
This home movie from the HP Wells family captures scenes of children enjoying Christmas and wintertime activities in 1960, including Christmas caroling, playing with presents, and building a snowman.
This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures the family enjoying the hike and bike trail and a picnic at Pease Park in Austin.
This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures scenes of the family traveling around West Texas. Stops include a visit to Langtry, where Judge Roy Bean operated as Justice of the Peace out of a saloon; a hike around Fort Davis; and a swim in the Indian Lodge pool.
This home movie from the 1970s captures Timpson High School students messing around on campus, happily climbing trees and playing games of Twister.
This home movie from the 1970s captures a young woman named Peggy Greer, a Timpson native, dancing at Ouida Whitaker Dean’s home in Nat, a small community outside of Nacogdoches. The house, then in the framing stage of construction, provides a stage for Greer to show off her moves while others saw wood and build