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The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 13 – Nat Church Homecoming, Part II (1976)

This home movie from 1976 captures scenes from a homecoming event at a church in Nat, a small community northwest of Nacogdoches. At the gathering, a quartet performs a song for the attendees. While the footage does contain sound, the audio is largely absent.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 12 – Nat Church Homecoming, Part I (1976)

This home movie from 1976 captures scenes from a homecoming event at a church in Nat, a small community northwest of Nacogdoches. At the gathering, attendees sing a song together and watch specific performances. One musical performance includes an accordion. While the footage does contain sound, the audio is largely absent.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 15 – Wheat Farming and Family Reunion (1959)

This home movie captures scenes of combines in wheat fields, agricultural burning of the wheat fields after harvest, an Easterwood family reunion, and a field of Airstream trailers. Likely double exposed on accident, the film nonetheless has a beautiful aesthetic quality due to the resulting etheral layers of picturesque images of farming and family.

The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 13 – Family Reunion

This home movie captures scenes of a large group of all ages, likely a family reunion, meeting at the Sterling Mansion at Morgan

The Steve Gomez Collection, no. 9 – Flores-Medrano Family Reunion

This home movie captures scenes of a Flores-Medrano family reunion in Austin in the 1990s. The families get together for games, food, and celebration. Multiple generations of the family pose for photographs in their reunion T-shirts, and a band, likely playing Tejano music, performs for the group.

The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 7 – The Chambliss Reunion (1984)

This home movie captures scenes of a Chambliss family reunion 1984. Generations of the family gather to visit, look at photographs, meet new family members, and take pictures together.

Workman Family, No. 3 Centennial – 1958, Reunion-Bay City, Carter St.

The materials donated by Richard Workman depict the years when he and his brothers, Gerald Jr. and Sam M. (“Mack”), were growing up in Beeville, TX with their parents Gerald M. and Mary McCarty Workman. The films present everyday play scenes, family gatherings, parties, and trips to Mathis, Corpus Christi, and the San Antonio Zoo.

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