[ Riley Family Films, No. 3 - Vacations and Birthdays]

Description

This home documents the daily lives and activities of the Sam Riley family including birthdays and vacations. The film begins with footage of a man gardening while another poses for the camera and smokes a pipe (00:00-01:10) followed by footage of the Galveston sea wall (01:10-01:31). Young Helen Riley plays outdoors with an umbrella (01:31-02:29), rides a train--possibly the Texas Eagle--with her family (02:29-03:05), celebrates her birthday (03:05-05:11), and rides a pony (05:11-05:34).

Physical Description

1 film (5 min., 34 sec..) : si., col. ; 16 mm.

Creation Information

Riley, Sam 1952?.

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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. More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [ Riley Family Films, No. 3 - Vacations and Birthdays]
  • Added Title: Case Label: #4 1952, WM in yard, Train to Tennessee, Helen in house

Description

This home documents the daily lives and activities of the Sam Riley family including birthdays and vacations. The film begins with footage of a man gardening while another poses for the camera and smokes a pipe (00:00-01:10) followed by footage of the Galveston sea wall (01:10-01:31). Young Helen Riley plays outdoors with an umbrella (01:31-02:29), rides a train--possibly the Texas Eagle--with her family (02:29-03:05), celebrates her birthday (03:05-05:11), and rides a pony (05:11-05:34).

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1 film (5 min., 34 sec..) : si., col. ; 16 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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  • 1952?

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 31, 2017, 2:47 p.m.

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Riley, Sam. [ Riley Family Films, No. 3 - Vacations and Birthdays], video, 1952?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942605/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.