[Nomai Family Video No. 5 - A Trip to Big Bend National Park]

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This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to Big Bend National Park, Terlingua, and Marfa, Texas. The movie begins with footage shot from a moving car as they arrive in Alpine, Texas followed by footage of Sul Ross State University and the Maverick Inn. The trip continues and they drive through Big Bend National Park, stopping to camp in the Chisos Basin. Footage includes setting up camp, building a fire, and grilling steak. Nomai and Treat explore the park with stops at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Trail, Boquillas Canyon, Sotol Vista, Santa Elena Canyon, and Old Maverick ... continued below

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1 video (12 min., 22 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura 2015-10-13/2015-10-29.

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This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to Big Bend National Park, Terlingua, and Marfa, Texas. The movie begins with footage shot from a moving car as they arrive in Alpine, Texas followed by footage of Sul Ross State University and the Maverick Inn. The trip continues and they drive through Big Bend National Park, stopping to camp in the Chisos Basin. Footage includes setting up camp, building a fire, and grilling steak. Nomai and Treat explore the park with stops at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Trail, Boquillas Canyon, Sotol Vista, Santa Elena Canyon, and Old Maverick Road. They then arrive in Terlingua Ghosttown and explore the town including an abandoned building and cemetery. They then drive through Fort Davis and back to Marfa where footage includes the Hotel Paisano, the Marfa Presidio County Museum, a Donald Judd building, and the Palace Theater (Theatre).

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1 video (12 min., 22 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • 2015-10-13/2015-10-29

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • Aug. 3, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

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  • 29.275952, -103.302365
  • 30.360987, -103.64998
  • 29.320291, -103.613146

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Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura. [Nomai Family Video No. 5 - A Trip to Big Bend National Park], video, 2015-10-13/2015-10-29; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942767/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.