[Cochran Family Films, No. 4 - Holidays and Vacations, 1960]

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran Family including vacations and holidays. The film begins with the family fishing and boating (00:00-03:44), playing in the snow (03:44-03:52), feeding fish in a pond and riding ponies (03:52-05:55), and a family gathering (05:55-07:27). The family takes a trip to Central Texas with footage of the Texas State Capitol Building in Austin, The Aquarena Submarine Theatre at Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, The Golden Eagle Bar, and the San Marcos Wonder Cave (07:27-13:21). The family then goes on vacation in a coastal location with swimming and boating (13:21-15:21), ... continued below

Physical Description

1 film (29 min., 28 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

Creation Information

Cochran, Jay 1960.

Context

This video is part of the collection entitled: Spotlight on North Texas and was provided by UNT Media Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 576 times , with 252 in the last month . More information about this video can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this video or its content.

Director

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this video as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this video useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Media Library

The Media Library contains the UNT Libraries' nonprint, audiovisual collections. The mission of the UNT Media Library is to support the instructional and research needs of UNT faculty, staff, and students by collecting, maintaining, and providing access to media materials that represent all academic disciplines and all genres of film.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this video. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Titles

  • Main Title: [Cochran Family Films, No. 4 - Holidays and Vacations, 1960]
  • Added Title: Case Label: 3-1, Brotherhood fishing at Whitney, Austin, Big Bend, Xmas 1960

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran Family including vacations and holidays. The film begins with the family fishing and boating (00:00-03:44), playing in the snow (03:44-03:52), feeding fish in a pond and riding ponies (03:52-05:55), and a family gathering (05:55-07:27). The family takes a trip to Central Texas with footage of the Texas State Capitol Building in Austin, The Aquarena Submarine Theatre at Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, The Golden Eagle Bar, and the San Marcos Wonder Cave (07:27-13:21). The family then goes on vacation in a coastal location with swimming and boating (13:21-15:21), children celebrate a birthday and ride amusement park rides at a small carnival (15:22-17:10), play in the snow (17:10-18:57), and poses in their Easter clothing (18:57-19:11). The family then goes on vacation with footage of the children riding a horse-drawn carriage and a donkey at the Alamo Village in Bracketville, a trip to a Mexico border town, the Rio Grande River, ruins, and desert landscape (19:11-25:29). The film concludes with the Cochran family celebrating Christmas (25:29-29:28).

Physical Description

1 film (29 min., 28 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this video in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This video is part of the following collection of related materials.

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.

What responsibilities do I have when using this video?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this video.

Creation Date

  • 1960

Covered Time Period

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 12, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this video last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 252
Total Uses: 576

Where

Geographical information about where this video originated or about its content.

Coordinates

  • 30.27418, -97.740522
  • 29.894139, -97.929697
  • 29.877839, -97.956647

Map Information

  • map marker Precise Place Name coordinates added by our staff.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Video

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Watch This Video

Cochran, Jay. [Cochran Family Films, No. 4 - Holidays and Vacations, 1960], video, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942600/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.