[Peter Pauls Stewart Family Films, No. 8 - Holidays and Community Events]

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Peter Pauls Stewart family from December 1956 through late 1957 and includes their participation in holidays and community events. The film begins with the family celebrating Christmas Day 1956 (00:00-01:46) followed by footage of men bailing hay on Ford tractors (01:46-04:11), and picking up a young woman at a train station (04:11-04:26). The family then takes a trip to the 1957 State Fair of Texas in Dallas where they board a Texas & Pacific Train advertised as "T&P's New Modern Train" (04:29-04:40) and visit a Ford Motor Company exhibit ... continued below

Physical Description

1 film (11 min., 49 sec..) : sil.,col ; 16 mm

Creation Information

Stewart, Peter Pauls 1956-12-25/1957-10.

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  • Main Title: [Peter Pauls Stewart Family Films, No. 8 - Holidays and Community Events]
  • Added Title: Case Label: 42-56 CHR- 57
  • Added Title: Item Label:56 Christmas & Late 57

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Peter Pauls Stewart family from December 1956 through late 1957 and includes their participation in holidays and community events. The film begins with the family celebrating Christmas Day 1956 (00:00-01:46) followed by footage of men bailing hay on Ford tractors (01:46-04:11), and picking up a young woman at a train station (04:11-04:26). The family then takes a trip to the 1957 State Fair of Texas in Dallas where they board a Texas & Pacific Train advertised as "T&P's New Modern Train" (04:29-04:40) and visit a Ford Motor Company exhibit featuring the Ford Typhoon Tractor (04:40-07:12). The Stewart children eat cotton candy and ride carnival rides on the midway including a carousel and Ferris Wheel (07:12-09:10). The film ends with footage of a youth football game (09:10-09:31) and children playing outdoors (09:31-11:49).

Physical Description

1 film (11 min., 49 sec..) : sil.,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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  • 1956-12-25/1957-10

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • Sept. 28, 2017, 2:54 p.m.

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  • 32.777461, -96.758909

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Stewart, Peter Pauls. [Peter Pauls Stewart Family Films, No. 8 - Holidays and Community Events], video, 1956-12-25/1957-10; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942640/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.