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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 13 – Daily Life on a Vietnam War Military Base

Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage captures daily life at Camp Evans. Included are scenes of soldiers acting out a gunfight, a Chinook airlifting another helicopter, a Vietnamese worker and child, and gun trucks. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan,

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1937 Sun Carnival Parade and Sun Bowl

This home movie captures scenes of the second annual Sun Carnival parade and Sun Bowl in El Paso on January 1, 1937. Floats, marching bands, and military corps parade through downtown El Paso, many carrying pageant queens, including the Sun Queen. Following are scenes of the Sun Bowl, in this early year still played at

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The David Ayala Collection, no. 4 – Brownsville Trip (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of the Ayalas visiting family in Brownsville. The family visits at home and plays football in the front yard before visiting the Commemorative Air Force’s Rio Grande Valley Museum.