This home movie captures scenes of the Yousefi family playing Persian music on a drum and a santur, a traditional Iranian instrument, and dancing together at a party in their home.
In this home movie, Plano’s Yousefi family visits Iran, and their extended family there throws a party. Several teenagers show off their dance moves, then a man sings a song a soulful song in Persian.
This home movie captures scenes of children at Mt. Horem Baptist Church performing the resurrection story on Easter Sunday.
This home movie captures scenes of children singing and displaying the American flag as part of a church program, likely at Mt. Horem Baptist Church in Houston.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman family attending a funeral in Lewisville, Texas.
This home movie from December of 1999 captures footage of the Marquez family and friends working at a donation center they organized at the “Bomberos” (Firefighters) Fire station in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico for Juarez families in need to receive gifts, blankets, and food. The items were donated by citizens of Alamagordo, New Mexico; El Paso, […]
This home movie captures scenes of two of Cactus Pryor’s sons, Don and Dayne, playing musical instruments in their driveway. The boys play a toy drum set and toy guitar and get into the beat!
This home movie interview conducted in 1976 captures a conversation with the Barnhart family. The eldest members of the family, the grandmother and grandfather, call up memories from their childhood, from making ice cream with their neighbors to picking cotton.
This home movie from the 1970s captures scenes of a day in the life of Ouida Whitaker Dean’s grand-nephew, Jeffrey Sullivan. After introducing himself, Sullivan shows us around his home in Nacogdoches, strolling through the crops and visiting the livestock. He also plays with his pets and hangs out with his family. This film charmingly […]
This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texan filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from San Saba, Texas in the 1940s. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates […]