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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 Agrasanchez Films, no. 2 – UT Centennial (1983)

This home movie captures scenes of the University of Texas Centennial Celebration in 1983. Students, faculty, and staff gather on the main campus of UT where the Longhorn Band marches up the six pack to kick off the festivities. A formal ceremony follows where the university governance speaks, including university President Peter T. Flawn.

The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 9 – Family Life and Festivals (1977-78)

This home movie captures scenes of the Montgomery family in 1977-78 as they celebrate holidays, spend time around the house, and attend festivals in Austin. Of note are scenes of a street fair on the University of Texas’ West Campus, the Montgomery girls dressed in Star Wars costumes for Halloween, and Eeyore’s Birthday festival in

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The Coltman Family No. 20 – UT Campus and Travels in America (1961-62)

This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family in Austin and across United States. Footage includes the University of Texas campus during a sorority and fraternity carnival, swimming at Barton Springs, Hamilton Pool and Town Lake and hiking at Mount Bonnell. The family also travels to Dallas for an AIA conference, the Grand Canyon,

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The Lamar B. Kelly Collection, no. 4 – Texas Relays (1955)

This home movie captures scenes of the 1955 Texas Relays track meet, likely the high school division, held at Memorial Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin. The Texas Relays are an annual track and field competition hosted by the University of Texas. They began in 1925, and are now the second largest track

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The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 12 – Seeing the Sights in Austin and San Antonio (1966)

This home movie captures scenes of of the Montgomerys being tourists in Austin in San Antonio. In Austin, the couple visits the Texas State Capitol, then enjoys the University of Texas at Austin campus. In San Antonio, they go to the Alamo, Mission San Jos

The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 20 – Downtown Austin (1965)

This home movie captures scenes of downtown Austin in 1965. While his cousin Chato Serrano was visiting Austin, donor Ramon Galindo filmed significant buildings and the skyline of Austin. Included are images of the University of Texas campus; downtown Austin as seen from the UT Tower; the Texas State Capitol Building from Congress Avenue; the

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The Jon Montgomery Collection, no. 13 – Austin Memorial and March for Martin Luther King, Jr. (1968)

This home movie captures scenes of a memorial service and march held in Austin upon the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in April of 1968. Hundreds gather for the service on the University of Texas campus, where community leaders speak. The entire congregation then marches down Guadalupe Street to the Texas State Capitol in

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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 4 – Austin Trip (c. 1971)

This home movie captures scenes of a family trip to Austin circa 1971. Images of many Austin landmarks are included, such as the Texas State Capitol Building, the UT Tower, Texas Memorial Stadium, the Austin-American Statesman offices, and a newly-opened LBJ Presidential Library.

The Steve Gomez Collection, no. 4 – Music Video Raw Footage, Part I

This amateur film captures multiple scenes for a music video filmed in Austin. The singer dances and twirls a red umbrella with a keyboardist in a park, at Auditorium Shores on Lady Bird Lake downtown, and on the University of Texas campus. In this set of takes, the singer performs with the keyboardist in a

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