This home movie from the Murphy Family Collection captures scenes of the family celebrating Christmas in a festively decorated home. They open presents, eat, drink, and laugh with each other in front of a lovely Christmas tree. A baby takes some of his first steps, a boy gets loving kisses from his dog, and a […]
This home movie captures the Benson family celebrating Christmas with the holiday beverage “syllabub”, stockings, and presents.
This home movie captures the Benson family celebrating Christmas in Houston. Also on the reel is filmed footage of the television as it broadcasts the Apollo 14 space mission.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating the holiday season of 1969. The adults have a dinner party at their house, and Thomas Jr. receives a drum kit as his big Christmas gift. Later, Carlotta and several other young girls go for a bike ride in their winter coats and hats.
This home movie captures scenes of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz as they arrive from Wasington D.C. in El Paso on October 28, 1967. The two presidents were in El Paso-Ciudad Juarez to visit the Chamizal Monument to formally resolve the Chazimal Dispute and officially transfer sovereign territory to Mexico, […]
This home movie captures scenes of family Christmas in 1976, when the Panhandle was under heavy snow. The family stays warm inside where they open presents, which include a Stretch Armstrong action figure (the year the toy was released), a Mickey Mouse stuffed animal, and a dart ball game.
This home movie captures scenes of family Christmas in 1964, featuring a beautifully decorated tree, Christmas dinner, and Tinker Toys! Also included are scenes of children grooming and feeding horses and children dressed up for Halloween.
This home movie capture scenes of Christmas morning at the Flores home in 1966. The Flores children excitedly open presents and pose in front of the Christmas tree, and the family exchanges affectionate kisses for the camera.
This home captures the Benson family celebrating Christmas with a holiday syllabub toast, hanging their stockings and exchanging gifts.
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.