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 […]

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Workman Family, Parade 1969

The materials donated by Richard Workman depict the years when he and his brothers, Gerald Jr. and Sam M. (“Mack”), were growing up in Beeville, TX with their parents Gerald M. and Mary McCarty Workman. The films present everyday play scenes, family gatherings, parties, and trips to Mathis, Corpus Christi, and the San Antonio Zoo. […]

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Bell Family, 1953 W.R. Goodson,

Home movies from the Bell clan offer a great look at family life in 1950s Gatesville. Included in this footage is a local Christmas parade with Santa Claus, a Laurel and Hardy parody with Morris Bell and W.R. Goodson entitled “Lamplights of Lampasas”, and looks at Mary Hardin-Baylor college and the construction of the Belton […]

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