[The Hennen Family Films, No. 3 - Vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1952]

Description

This home movie documents the Hennen family's vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada. The footage begins with a woman posing for the camera and a shot of the Hangman's Tree in Placerville, California (00:00-00:16) and includes a cattle drive (00:16-00:52), neon signs on the Las Vegas strip (00:52-01:08), a Santa Fe Railroad train accident (01:24-01:53), family socializing in a front yard (01:53-02:55), and boys petting a horse and riding a tractor (02:55-03:47).

Physical Description

1 film (3 min., 47 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

Creation Information

Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva August 1952.

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 21 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [The Hennen Family Films, No. 3 - Vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1952]
  • Added Title: Case Label: Cattle drive, Las Vegas, Texas Aug. 1952

Description

This home movie documents the Hennen family's vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada. The footage begins with a woman posing for the camera and a shot of the Hangman's Tree in Placerville, California (00:00-00:16) and includes a cattle drive (00:16-00:52), neon signs on the Las Vegas strip (00:52-01:08), a Santa Fe Railroad train accident (01:24-01:53), family socializing in a front yard (01:53-02:55), and boys petting a horse and riding a tractor (02:55-03:47).

Physical Description

1 film (3 min., 47 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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  • August 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 24, 2017, 8:45 p.m.

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  • 38.72848, -120.802354
  • 36.155387, -115.112616

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Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva. [The Hennen Family Films, No. 3 - Vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1952], video, August 1952; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942619/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.