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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 26 – Trip to West Texas, 1956

Captured in this home movie is the Hartman family’s road trip to West Texas where they take in the historic sites and rugged landscape. They stop along the way in Fort Stockton and El Paso, attend a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico, visit to Sul Ross State College in Alpine, and camp in Big Bend National

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The Dr. Henry Withers, M.D. and Frances Withers Family and Friends Collection, no. 6 – Daily Life

This home movie captures the Withers family as they carry on with their daily routines of work and play. Much of the footage shows the Withers family’s ranch, and their cattle roaming about with their calves. Also featured are the Withers children as they go skeet shooting, swim, drive in go karts, play little league

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The Dennis Family Films, no. 5 – Chronicle of Family Adventures

Using clips from commercially available films to narrate and punctuate the events captured in the home movies, this film from the Dennis Family collection chronicles a family trip and the activities of the children, especially with what appears to be a church youth group. Among the events caught on film are a trip to the

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Tales of a Bahr (2013)

This student film, made by Sharon Bahr, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, paired with an audio interview, to document her parents

LBJ Home Movies – Austin 1943

This home movie captures scenes of life in Austin for Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in 1943. Narrated by Lady Bird some years later, images include many University of Texas campus buildings, Lake Austin, Mansfield Dam, Lake Bucha, and Mt. Bonnell, as well as scenes of the Johnsons with their close friends. Scenes of LBJ

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The Easterwood Family Films, no. 12 – Rural Life

This home movie portrays rural life for the Easterwood family in the 1950s. Focusing primarily on the Easterwoods’ farm, the film captures many scenes of wheat fields, harvests, and farm equipment. Images of horses and ponies roaming in pastures, downtown Dimmitt, and an Easterwood family wedding anniversary celebration are also included.

The Maxie Davie Family, 1958-1970, no. 1 – Christmases and Vacations

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.

The Alan Frye Collection, no. 25 – Swimming Hole Near Uvalde

This home movie features a couple of Frye Family Christmases, swinging into a swimming hole, neighborhood kids jumping into the swimming pool, and a birthday party.

The Easterwood Family Films, no. 14 – Holidays in Houston (1958)

This home movie captures scenes of the Easterwoods spending their winter holiday in Houston in 1958. The family goes to the nearby Galveston Harbor, visits with extended family, and stays in a motel.

The Davis Family Collection, no. 2 – Baylor Football Game (1976)

This home movie captures scenes of the Davis family at a Baylor University home football game against the Arkansas Razorbacks on November 6, 1976. Scenes of the Davis children in their football fan outfits at a motel swimming pool are also included.