This home movie, filmed by San Antonio resident Wade R. Bedell, Sr., captures Central Texas in the springtime. Footage includes fields along rural highways blanketed in bluebonnets, Congress Avenue in Austin, and the Texas State Capitol Building. These films are part of the collection courtesy of native Galvestonian and current Austin resident Richard Eisenhour, who […]
This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures the family as they travel to historic sites in San Antonio and around Texas. Footage features the Riverwalk, Alamo and Spanish Governor’s Palace in San Antonio, the Dallas skyline and Trinity River, Davy Crockett National Forest in East Texas and a walk in Pease Park along Lamar […]
The Father Emil Wesselsky Collection – Wedding, Family Reunion, and Trip to Pueblo Mountain Park (1967)
This home movie from the 1960s captures family gatherings in Shiner, including a family reunion, a wedding, and the welcoming a new addition. Also included is footage of children picking wildflowers and a family trip to Pueblo Mountain Park in Colorado.
This home movie features a number of Hopkins family celebrations and happenings around Texas in 1937 and 1938. The film opens with the wedding of E.B. Hopkins’s eldest daughter, Amy, to Ted Fitch. Next, E.B. Hopkins tours the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas’ Fair Park, focusing on buildings such as the Hall of State, the […]
This home movie captures some of the Baylor family travels, including a trip to the Hill Country around Llano, the Zoological Gardens & Aquarium in San Antonio, and a visit to family in Houston.
This home movie captures images of a family in Midland in the 1950s, including a Christmas morning, an Easter celebration and the children playing in the backyard on various large toys, such as a hand-propelled model train. Following are picturesque scenes of a family beach vacation to Galveston.
This film presents a series of moving-image portraits as family members pose and ham for the camera in different locations including a field of blue bonnets, Lake Travis, and San Marcos. Also captured is John and Diane Baylor’s 1962 wedding.
This film captures the Benson family in Blacksburg, Virginia, at Lane Stadium on Virginia Tech campus, and at various historical sites along the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Plateau. It also shows the family celebrating Christmas and Easter in Houston, Texas, as well as footage of a young family member and her newborn sister.
The Baylor family visit the central Texas hill country, including the Pedernales River Loop, a field of Bluebonnets, and the LBJ Ranch.