[Cochran Family Films, No. 14 - Holidays and Community Events]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran family including the family spending time at their boat house (00:00-01:56), a trip to Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, Texas (01:56-3:50), a visit to the Houston Zoo (04:21-8:42) and Battleship Texas (08:42-10:29), the family playing on the beach (10:29-11:32), and a trip to LBJ Ranch and Johnson City (11:32-12:30). The family observes the annual homecoming parade in Throckmorton, Texas on October 10, 1964 including floats, beauty queens, horseback riders, and a car carrying the campaign slogan "Goldwater '64. Bread and Water '65" (12:30-14:40) Footage also includes family members ... continued below

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1 film (22 min., 57 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Cochran, Jay [1964..1965].

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  • Main Title: [Cochran Family Films, No. 14 - Holidays and Community Events]
  • Added Title: Case Label: 3-4, IV, Boat House, San Janico monument, Houston Zoo, Battle Ship Texas

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran family including the family spending time at their boat house (00:00-01:56), a trip to Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, Texas (01:56-3:50), a visit to the Houston Zoo (04:21-8:42) and Battleship Texas (08:42-10:29), the family playing on the beach (10:29-11:32), and a trip to LBJ Ranch and Johnson City (11:32-12:30). The family observes the annual homecoming parade in Throckmorton, Texas on October 10, 1964 including floats, beauty queens, horseback riders, and a car carrying the campaign slogan "Goldwater '64. Bread and Water '65" (12:30-14:40) Footage also includes family members leaving an unidentified home (14:40-15:05), boys climbing on a cannon and Mrs. Cochran with Cheryl at unidentified locations (15:05-15:38),an unidentified woman painting on canvases (15:38-16:14), the family watching a historic reenactment from a train (16:14-17:03), and family members at an unidentified location (17:03-19:00). The film concludes with a parade in Throckmorton with a marching band and drill team, story book themed floats, and horseback riders (19:00-20:31) and a youth rodeo (20:31-22:57)

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1 film (22 min., 57 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

The digitized materials include home movies, television news footage, and photographs. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

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  • [1964..1965]

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 31, 2017, 9:47 p.m.

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Cochran, Jay. [Cochran Family Films, No. 14 - Holidays and Community Events], video, [1964..1965]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942561/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.