[Riley Family Films, No. 15 - West Coast Vacation, 1960]

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This home movie documents the activities of the Sam Riley family on their vacation to the West Coast of the United States. The film begins with the family at the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state and continues with them crossing the border into Canada. The family then travels to Yellowstone National Park where they observe moose, bison, bears, and Old Faithful. They then visit the state capitol building in Denver, Colorado and photograph Native Americans at a tourist stop.

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1 film (9 min., 16 sec.) : si., col. ; 16 mm.

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Riley, Sam 1960.

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  • Main Title: [Riley Family Films, No. 15 - West Coast Vacation, 1960]
  • Added Title: Case Label: #16 1960, vacation washington

Description

This home movie documents the activities of the Sam Riley family on their vacation to the West Coast of the United States. The film begins with the family at the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state and continues with them crossing the border into Canada. The family then travels to Yellowstone National Park where they observe moose, bison, bears, and Old Faithful. They then visit the state capitol building in Denver, Colorado and photograph Native Americans at a tourist stop.

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1 film (9 min., 16 sec.) : si., col. ; 16 mm.

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  • 1960

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 9 p.m.

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  • 44.460479, -110.828138
  • 44.427963, -110.588455
  • 39.739325, -104.984807

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Riley, Sam. [Riley Family Films, No. 15 - West Coast Vacation, 1960], video, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942768/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.