[Smith Family Films, No. 27 - Road Trip to Colorado and New Mexico]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of a a family including road trips to Colorado and New Mexico. The film begins with the family stopping at Richardson's Store and playing with a dog and chipmunk at a campsite. In New Mexico, the family observes the De Vargas Street House-- with a sign that reads "Oldest House in U.S.A," Hyde State Park, Bandalier National Monument, and Kit Carson's Grave. In Colorado, the family stops at the Continental Divide Monarch Pass, the Switzerland of America Lookout Point in Ouray, and Mesa Verde National Park. Back in New Mexico, the ... continued below

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1 film (25 min., 32 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Smith, Cordell & Smith, Elizabeth 1964.

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  • Main Title: [Smith Family Films, No. 27 - Road Trip to Colorado and New Mexico]
  • Added Title: Note in case: Hyde St. Park, Red River, Colorful Colorado, Continental Divide - Monarch Pass, Mesa Verde, Carson National Forest Camp, Colorado Camper and Truck

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of a a family including road trips to Colorado and New Mexico. The film begins with the family stopping at Richardson's Store and playing with a dog and chipmunk at a campsite. In New Mexico, the family observes the De Vargas Street House-- with a sign that reads "Oldest House in U.S.A," Hyde State Park, Bandalier National Monument, and Kit Carson's Grave. In Colorado, the family stops at the Continental Divide Monarch Pass, the Switzerland of America Lookout Point in Ouray, and Mesa Verde National Park. Back in New Mexico, the family stops Carson National Forest Campground. In Colorado, the family stops at Rio Grande National Forest and the town of Creede. The family returns to Texas, driving through the Panhandle region. The film concludes with an outdoor gathering of family members.

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1 film (25 min., 32 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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  • 1964

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • 35.683591, -105.937417
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Smith, Cordell & Smith, Elizabeth. [Smith Family Films, No. 27 - Road Trip to Colorado and New Mexico], video, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942670/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.