[Home Movie: Jung Family, Backyard Parties]

The Jung Family lived in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, […]

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The Cruz Family Collection, no. 8 – Easter Egg Hunt and Cascarones

This home movie from El Paso’s Cruz family captures scenes of a backyard Easter celebration where children and adults both burst cascarones, confetti eggs, on each others’ heads and enjoy guitar music played by the family. Later scenes of the family dancing are also included.

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The Chavira – Estrada Collection, no. 1 – Home Movie Compilation, 1977

This home movie compilation from El Paso’s Chavira-Estrada family documents the life and events of the family in 1977. Captured are an Easter celebration, complete with multiple Easter egg hunts and a cascarone fight in which even the dog isn’t safe. Also on the reel are Mother’s Day, Bobby Chavira’s graduation from a middle school […]

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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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