James and Joreen Ludeke settled in Wichita County in 1954 and raised their 6 children on their ranch located on the former site of the Four Sixes Horse Ranch and the North West Oil field. Their film collection features scenes of farm life set against a backdrop of North Central Texas prairie, the Red River,
Boy in cap on bridge in city. The visit to a dude ranch may be a guest ranch near Wickenburg, AZ, as the following reel includes the Remuda Ranch Rodeo held in Wickenburg. Dude ranch views: people on horses, by cabins, at corral. Out riding including view of crossing river on horseback. Too-fast pan of
Black and white and color amateur footage of the Katz family in Cambridge, MA, on vacation around the United States, Caribbean, and France, weddings, parades, and family scenes.
Parade of military or paramilitary men in large city (Boston?). One points to donkey with “Miss Arizona” blanket on her. Men in uniform mill around entrance to Police Station. Women in uniform march toward camera. Placard: “Vermont.” Street shots of crowd on sidewalk watching military band and veterans walking by. One of the drums is