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The Alan Frye Collection, no. 11 – TV Ranch Gardener

A visit to the T.V. Ranch garden includes an encounter with Buzz the cat and a gardener hard at work planting seeds.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 19 – The Young Life of Jeffery Sullivan

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

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The Alan Frye Collection, no. 7 – “Radiation”

This short film uses rotating items, concentric circles and radial lines to visually represent radiation.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 22 – Dancing in Nat

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

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The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 4 – The Great Houston Flood of 1935

This home movie captures scenes of the Great Houston Flood of 1935, primarily of the flooded downtown district, including Main, Milam, Prairie, and Texas Streets. Houstonians are seen rowing canoes down these metropolitan streets, alongside submerged storefronts and homes. Brown then includes before and after shots of the downtown district. The flood began on December

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The Steve Gomez Collction, no. 3 – Flores Family at Mansfield Dam Park

This home movie captures scenes of the Flores family at Lake Travis in Mansfield Dam Park in Austin. Images of the dam, motor boats, sail boats, men fishing, and the family enjoying the scenery are included.

The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 8 – Trip to New Orleans

This home movie captures scenes of the Brown family driving to then vacationing in New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 1930s. The family makes stops in Lake Charles and New Iberia as they drive to New Orleans, where they see farm workers harvesting sugar cane. In New Orleans, they spend time in the French Quarter,

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The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 1 – Agriculture and Cemetery Visit

This home movie captures scenes of crop fields, the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and cemetery in Rio Grande City, and workers processing baas.

The Bentsen Film Collection, no. 1 – Agriculture and Cemetery Visit

This home movie captures scenes of crop fields, the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and cemetery in Rio Grande City, and workers processing baas.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 20 – The Making of Hollow Rock Mountain

This film from 1976 captures scenes from the making of a fiction student film named Hollow Rock Mountain. The footage begins with a photo montage of the Timpson High School student cast and crew during production, followed by footage of the group both preparing for their shoot and filming at the location.