Tag Archives: Travis County

The Alan Frye Collection, no. 10 – Gators Norvells Evolutionary History of French, Sally, Chris + More

Bands performing in a house are captured in fast motion as well as normal speed.

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 Earl & Vera Fridley Collection, no. 2 – Ranch Trips

The Earl & Vera Fridley collection includes home movies documenting three generations of the Fridley family as they vacation, celebrate special events, and go about everyday life. The films date from the early 1940s through the 1980s. This home movie documents two of the family’s ranch trips. The first trip to Maudie Carter’s Ranch near

Read More

The Richard S. “Cactus”? Pryor Collection, no. 16 – Boy Band

This home movie captures scenes of two of Cactus Pryor’s sons, Don and Dayne, playing musical instruments in their driveway. The boys play a toy drum set and toy guitar and get into the beat!

The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 13 – Home Movie Compilation

This compilation of home movies from the Ramon Galindo Collection captures scenes around Austin, a family picnic in the park, Mr. Galindo’s tailor shop, a family trip to Corpus Christi, and its main feature – a number of magic shows featuring Mr. Galindo and his colleagues performing a variety of tricks using everything from cards

Read More

The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 12 – Release of Racing Pigeons

This home movie from the Ramon Galindo Collection captures the release of racing pigeons at the start of a race between Austin and Dallas. Also featured are skyline and aerial shots of Austin.

The Coltman Collection, no. 15 – Boy Scouts of America Parade (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of a Boy Scouts of America parade along Lavaca Street and Congress Avenue in Austin. Footage features historic Austin buildings such as the Sheraton Crest Inn and Austin National Bank, as well as scenes of Congressman J.J. Pickle, Senator Ralph Yarborough, Governor Preston Smith, UT football players Hub Bechtol and

Read More

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

Smile, Laugh, Cry (2013)

This student film, made by Charlie Sanchez, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image to explore the experience of growing up with family on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border. The film examines how the border divides two societies, but Sanchez, through the experience of getting to know his family in

Read More

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

Read More