[The John Covington Family Films, No. 2 - Carmen's Second Birthday]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Covington family including a family gathering for Carmen's second birthday. Footage includes Carmen opening presents, relatives playing pin the tail on Big Bird, Carmen blowing out candles on her cake, and children hitting a pig piñata indoors and dividing up the candy and prizes.

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1 film (3 min., 38 sec.) : si., col. ; super 8 mm.

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Covington, John April 1978.

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  • Main Title: [The John Covington Family Films, No. 2 - Carmen's Second Birthday]
  • Added Title: Item Title: 2 years old, April ‘78

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Covington family including a family gathering for Carmen's second birthday. Footage includes Carmen opening presents, relatives playing pin the tail on Big Bird, Carmen blowing out candles on her cake, and children hitting a pig piñata indoors and dividing up the candy and prizes.

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1 film (3 min., 38 sec.) : si., col. ; super 8 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • April 1978

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

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Covington, John. [The John Covington Family Films, No. 2 - Carmen's Second Birthday], video, April 1978; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942572/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.