[Hill Family Films, No. 11 - Vacation and Road Trips]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Roy E. Hill family including vacations and road trips. The film begins with boating and water skiing trips (00:00-06:45) and continues with a trip to an Old West town where there are horse rides, gun fight reenactments, and children dancing (06:45-09:59). The film continues with a road trip to California with stops in New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada. Footage includes signs for New Mexico and the Clovis Stockyards, the Painted Desert Inn, Grand Canyon National Park, the Hoover Damn, and signs announcing downtown Las Vegas.

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1 film (19 min., 18 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Hill, Roy E. Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: [Hill Family Films, No. 11 - Vacation and Road Trips]
  • Added Title: Case Label: May 25, 1958 Boating @ Grapevine Sunday June 1, 1958 Barbeque at Folks #2

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Roy E. Hill family including vacations and road trips. The film begins with boating and water skiing trips (00:00-06:45) and continues with a trip to an Old West town where there are horse rides, gun fight reenactments, and children dancing (06:45-09:59). The film continues with a road trip to California with stops in New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada. Footage includes signs for New Mexico and the Clovis Stockyards, the Painted Desert Inn, Grand Canyon National Park, the Hoover Damn, and signs announcing downtown Las Vegas.

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1 film (19 min., 18 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 31, 2017, 2:50 p.m.

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  • 35.083858, -109.788809
  • 36.054881, -112.122246
  • 36.015962, -114.737482

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Hill, Roy E. [Hill Family Films, No. 11 - Vacation and Road Trips], video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942703/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.