[Riley Family Films, No. 5 - LS Ranch]

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Sam Riley family in the fall of 1953 including young Helen Riley posing for the camera on a bridge (through 00:57), a family gathering at LS Ranch with men posing with dead deer, women gathering autumn leaves, and family grilling meat and socializing (00:57-03:43), and the exterior of the family home with fall foliage (03:43-05:06).

Physical Description

1 film (5 min., 6 sec.) : si., col. ; 16 mm.

Creation Information

Riley, Sam 1953.

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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. It has been viewed 23 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Riley Family Films, No. 5 - LS Ranch]
  • Added Title: Case Label: #6 1953 LS Ranch Nov 16, Home 1953

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Sam Riley family in the fall of 1953 including young Helen Riley posing for the camera on a bridge (through 00:57), a family gathering at LS Ranch with men posing with dead deer, women gathering autumn leaves, and family grilling meat and socializing (00:57-03:43), and the exterior of the family home with fall foliage (03:43-05:06).

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1 film (5 min., 6 sec.) : si., col. ; 16 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • 1953

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 9:17 p.m.

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Riley, Sam. [Riley Family Films, No. 5 - LS Ranch], video, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942645/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.