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[News Clip: New Mexico plane crash]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 22, 1986, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Sid Smith Collection, No. 3 - New Mexico and Colorado Vacations]

Description: This home movie begins with footage of students and teachers in a classroom. The film continues with the Smith family traveling to and vacationing in New Mexico. Vacation footage includes their stay at the Galisteo Motel in New Mexico, riding horses, going to a race track, visiting the Mount Evans Crest House in the Arapaho National Forest, and buildings and businesses in Silverton, Colorado.
Date: 195u
Creator: Smith, Sid
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Partner: UNT Media Library

Oral History Interview with Pete and Jessie Mendez, June 6, 2016

Description: Pedro "Pete" Mendez was born in South Texas and arrived in the Texas Panhandle through migrant labor with his parents in the 1930s. His father died in Clarendon, TX and he was raised between Amarillo and Tucumcari, NM. He joined the Marines during WWII and served in Northern China. Upon returning, he began a small construction business and helped start the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He spoke on the opportunities he and other minority business owners had through government grants and contracts. Jessie Mendez grew up in Amarillo. She recounts segregated schools and business in Amarillo during her childhood. She especially recounts her mother helping end segregation for Mexican Americans in one theater. Jessie talked about not being able to gain a job as a secretary because of her Mexican ethnicity, and thus giving up in the prospect of being employed and settling for marriage. She also recounts pushing her husband to work for civil rights, but she herself followed tradition and stayed home to raise her children.
Date: June 6, 2016
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Zapata, Joel; Mendez, Pete & Mendez, Jessie
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[Hill Family Films, No. 5 - Hill Family Road Trip]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Roy E. Hill family including a boating trip and family vacation.The film begins with a family trip to a lake with boating, fishing, water skiing, swimming, and picnicking (00:00-05:58). Footage of the family vacation is introduced with a title card featuring a sketch of tableware with the words "Meal Time" (06:18) and begins with footage of "Roadside Park" and US 180 signs, the family eating at a roadside rest stop, and road signs indicating the Hill's had crossed the boarder into New Mexico. In New Mexico, Gary shakes the hand of a Native American performing for tourists at the Apache Canyon Trading Post (07:04-07:21) followed by a shot of a sign advertising "White's City" (07:21). There is then a title card, "Carlsbad Cavern" (07:22) followed by footage of the family at the entrance to the caverns and desert landscape (07:22-08:45). There are title cards "Guadalupe Peak El. 8751" (08:45) and "Highest Point in Texas" (08:47) followed by footage of the family at a scenic overlook (08:47-09:40) and then visiting family or friends (09:40-11:29). Joann and Gary Owen pose in front of a sign that reads "Elev. 4222" at a scenic overlook (11:29-12:33) and the family walks through an unidentified city, likely El Paso, where a car advertises "Seaney's Flowers" on 414 N. Mesa. The family and friends swim and sunbathe at "The Westerner Motel" (13:48-15:52) and the film concludes with footage shot from their moving car.
Date: 195u
Creator: Hill, Roy E.
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[Coaches' Film: North Texas State University vs. New Mexico State, 1976]

Description: Partial footage of the 1976 football game between North Texas State University and New Mexico State in Las Cruces, New Mexico, shot for coaching purposes. The game was held on October 23rd, 1976 and the final score was 25-14, North Texas.
Date: October 23, 1976
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Coaches' Film: North Texas State University vs. New Mexico, 1978]

Description: Partial footage of the 1978 football game between North Texas State University and New Mexico State in Las Cruces, New Mexico, shot for coaching purposes. The game was held on September 23rd, 1978 and the final score was 22-21, North Texas.
Date: September 23, 1978
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Peter Pauls Stewart Family Films, No.13 - Vacation in New Mexico]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Peter Pauls Stewart family including a family vacation at Bishop's Lodge in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Activities include riding a ski lift, horseback riding competitions, cooking pancakes outdoors, and visiting cliff dwellings at Bandelier National Monument.
Date: 1958
Creator: Stewart, Peter Pauls
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Partner: UNT Media Library

Interview with Claudia Schleyer

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Claudia Schleyer, three-time all-American Basketball player at Abilene Christian University, conducted by ACU Vice-President Dr. Gary McCaleb. The interview was filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the 13th annual Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame Banquet where Schleyer was recognized as the Female Sports Athlete of the Year.
Date: [1984..1991]
Creator: Schleyer, Claudia & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Ray Family Films, No. 3 - New Mexico Vacation]

Description: This home movie documents the Ray family 's visit to New Mexico and includes stops at roadside tourist attractions, a visit at the Old Fort Sumner Museum, and hiking in the desert.
Date: 1978
Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Billy S. Cooper Collection, No. 7 - White Sands National Monument]

Description: This home movie documents the Cooper family attending a Tumbleweed Festival parade in Colorado City, Texas, visiting White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, riding bicycle and riding horses.
Date: 1959
Creator: Cooper, Randy & Cooper, Billy S.
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No.14 - The Doughboys on tour 1953 - 1955]

Description: This home movie documents the Light Crust Doughboys (LCD) on tour in New Mexico and Texas in 1953 - 1955 and performing for various events including the March of Dimes in Lovington, New Mexico and a labor convention in El Paso, Texas. The film begins with band members boarding the Flagship San Antonio airplane and includes footage of Midway Airport and Carswell Air Force Base (01 min., 08 sec.); Paul Blount, Lefty Perkins, "Big Bill" Lister, Joe Bill, Johnny Hicks, Claude King, Bobby Williamson, Mr. and Mrs. Al Turner, Mr. and Mrs. George McCoy, Carol Hubbard, and Gene Bradley aboard an airplane (01 min., 30 sec.); aerial footage of Sweetwater, Texas (03 min., 03 sec.); arrival and takeoff at an airport in Midland, Texas (03 min., 30 sec.); arrival and interviews at the Lea County Airport in Hobbs, New Mexico (05 min., 17 sec.); actor Johnny "Mack" Brown (05 min., 47 sec.) and singers Tommy and Goldie Hill (06 min., 20 sec.) talking to news reporters; LCD band members and friends (Jim Boyd, Elizabeth Ann Boys, Bob Shelton, Johnny Gimble, Zany Blainy, Carol Hubbard, Paul Blount, Red Kidwell, and Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery) traveling to a labor convention in El Paso, Texas on June 29, 1953 (07 min., 47 sec.); a May 1954 Grayson County Independence celebration at Perrin Field (now North Texas Regional Airport) (12 min., 53 sec.); performances for the CBS recording of the Big "D" Jamboree at the Dallas Sportatorium (14 min., 17 sec.) including footage of Johnny Hicks, John Harper, Bill Briggs, Helen Hall, Freddy Hart, Steve Stebbins, Ed McLemore, Mr. Watt, Paul Blount and the Country Gentlemen, LaFawn Paul, Sonny James, the Texas Stompers, The Belew Twins, Speedy Gonzales, Douglas Bragg, Charline Arthur, Riley Crabtree, Darrell Glenn, Jimmie Collie, and Joe Bill; a trip to the ...
Date: 1953/1955
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Partner: UNT Media Library