[Riley Family Films, No. 11 - Birthdays and Holidays, 1957-1958]

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Sam Riley family in 1957 and 1958 including Jean's third birthday (00:00-01:29), children playing on a teeter totter (01:29-02:08), Christmas lawn decorations (02:08-02:28), a family gathering with children playing outdoors (02:28-04:16), family posing with fish (04:18-04:58), Helen on an inner tube in the ocean (04:58-06:22), and a Christmas celebration with the Riley girls posing with dolls and toys (06:23-10:38).

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1 film (10 min., 38 sec..) : sil., col. ; 16 mm

Creation Information

Riley, Sam 1957/1958.

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  • Main Title: [Riley Family Films, No. 11 - Birthdays and Holidays, 1957-1958]
  • Added Title: Case Label: #12 1957-58, Jeans Birthday, Xmas

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Sam Riley family in 1957 and 1958 including Jean's third birthday (00:00-01:29), children playing on a teeter totter (01:29-02:08), Christmas lawn decorations (02:08-02:28), a family gathering with children playing outdoors (02:28-04:16), family posing with fish (04:18-04:58), Helen on an inner tube in the ocean (04:58-06:22), and a Christmas celebration with the Riley girls posing with dolls and toys (06:23-10:38).

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1 film (10 min., 38 sec..) : sil., col. ; 16 mm

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Spotlight on North Texas

Digitized materials from "Spotlight on North Texas," a community history and regional media preservation project, include home movies, television news footage, and photographs that document activities in the state of Texas and beyond. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

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  • 1957/1958

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 9 p.m.

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Riley, Sam. [Riley Family Films, No. 11 - Birthdays and Holidays, 1957-1958], video, 1957/1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942608/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.