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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 Father Emil Wesselsky Collection – Feeding Chickens and the Tower of the Americas (1967)

This home movie features a man and a woman feeding bread to some young chickens. It also contains footage of the construction of the Tower of the Americas in Downtown San Antonio. Opening on April 6, 1968, the observation tower served as the theme structure for HemisFair ’68, the official 1968 World’s Fair.

The J.R. Nelson, Jr. Collection, no. 6 – American West Road Trip, Hoover Dam

This home movie captures the Nelson family taking a road trip through the American West, including a stop at the Hoover Dam.

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 Alan Frye Collection, no. 12 – Anti-nuclear Protest at the Texas Capitol, Part 1

This film captures an anti-nuclear movement demonstration at the Texas State Capitol.