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[The Hennen Family Films, No. 3 - Vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1952]

Description: This home movie documents the Hennen family's vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada. The footage begins with a woman posing for the camera and a shot of the Hangman's Tree in Placerville, California (00:00-00:16) and includes a cattle drive (00:16-00:52), neon signs on the Las Vegas strip (00:52-01:08), a Santa Fe Railroad train accident (01:24-01:53), family socializing in a front yard (01:53-02:55), and boys petting a horse and riding a tractor (02:55-03:47).
Date: August 1952
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Item Type: Video
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Hennen Family Films, No. 2 - At Home with the Hennen Family]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Hennen family. The film begins with family members socializing and posing for the camera in a front yard. Young boys wear cowboy outfits and shoot toy guns at the camera. Visible in the footage are advertisements for Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, and a Clark Service & Grocery (00:00-01:34). Also included is footage of an unidentified city shot from a moving car (01:34-01:48), a man hanging laundry, and family members gathered outside a home (01:48-03:48).
Date: 195u
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Nomai Family Video No. 4 - The 2015 State Fair of Texas]

Description: This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to the 2015 State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. The movie begins with Nomai and Treat entering the fairgrounds behind the midway and continues with a visit to exhibit halls and livestock competitions. Footage includes chickens at the poultry show, the 2015 (ETBA) East Texas Beekeepers Association Honey Queen, The Original World Famous Redwood Log House, dancers performing in front of the Hall of State, Big Tex, a butter sculpture, a live musical performance by the Light Crust Doughboys on the Dr. Pepper stage, a horseback riding or equestrian performance, a music history exhibit, dancers clogging in front of the Hall of State, and the interior of The Cotton Bowl. The movie concludes with a walk through the Midway and the fairgrounds and shots of the Dallas skyline from the Texas Star Ferris Wheel.
Date: October 17, 2015
Creator: Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura
Item Type: Video
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[Nomai Family Video No. 1 - The 2014 State Fair of Texas]

Description: This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to the 2014 State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas. The footage begins with a close up of Big Tex and includes footage of Laura buying a Fletcher's Corny Dog, a performance by Rockin' Rick, sales demonstrations of knives and vacuums in an exhibit hall, the World on a String puppet show, Hendrick's Racing Pigs, and Big Tex speaking. Treat and Nomai watch a parade including floats featuring Ronald McDonald, the Fletcher's Corny Dog mascot, and a 1931 Greyhound bus. The movie concludes with a walk through the Midway and views of the fairgrounds shot from the Texas Star Ferris Wheel.
Date: October 4, 2014
Creator: Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Nomai Family Video No. 3 - Fort Worth and Arlington, Texas]

Description: This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat's trip to Fort Worth and Arlington, Texas. The movie begins with Treat walking through an exhibit at The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth. They then drive through Fort Worth, stopping at Sundance Square and the AMC Palace Theater. Leaving Fort Worth, they pass the vacant Texas & Pacific Warehouse. They then watch a Texas Rangers baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Date: August 1, 2015
Creator: Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Nomai Family Video No. 2 - Fourth of July in Denton, Texas]

Description: This home movie documents Afsheen Nomai and Laura Treat celebrating the Fourth of July in Denton, Texas. The movie begins with the Yankee Doodle Parade around the Courthouse Square. Local businesses seen as the crowd gathers include the Abbey Inn, More Fun Comics and Games, Atomic Candy, Chestnut Tree, Recycled Books and Records (Opera House), Andy's Bar, the Downtown Mini Mall, Well's Fargo bank, and McNeill's Appliances. Parade participants include Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai, Denton Institute of Phrenology Half-Fast Marching Band, Frack Free Denton, Denton Fire Department, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 920, Denton Future Farmers of America (FFA), Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream, Girl Scouts, Cartwright's Ranch House, North Texas Youth Football Association (NTYFA), DC Raiders, and the Cross Timbers Community Church. Following the parade, Treat and Nomai attend a community and family event at the Quakertown Park and Denton Civic Center and watch a live musical performance on the courthouse lawn. The movie ends with fireworks at Apogee Stadium.
Date: July 4, 2015
Creator: Nomai, Afsheen & Treat, Laura
Item Type: Video
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[Home Movie: Decatur High School Girls Basketball Game, Reel 2 of 2]

Description: This home movie documents a basketball game between the Decatur High School girls basketball team and an unknown opponent. This is the second of 2 reels documenting this game. This film was purchased from an antique store in Decatur, Texas.
Date: January 23, 1979
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[News Clip: Miss Tri-Lakes Margot Campbell on KYTV News]

Description: In this news clip, Miss Tri-Lakes Margot Campbell is interviewed about the talent competition portion of the Miss Missouri pageant. Campbell discusses her interest in jazz dance, art, and interior design studies at Central Missouri State University, and her activities working at a summer camp.
Date: July 16, 1968
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Light a Flame of Thanksgiving

Description: Through the use of drawings, still images, and moving images, this film discusses the evolution of the Thanksgiving holiday as a tradition of acts of gratitude for life. The film traces the tradition of acts of gratitude back to Native Americans and takes a religious perspective. The film closes with footage of people visiting Thanksgiving Square in Dallas.
Date: unknown
Creator: National Thanksgiving Commission
Item Type: Video
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[The Hennen Family Films, No. 5 - At Home with the Hennen Family]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Hennen family. Footage includes family members socializing outside of a home including a young man in a sailor uniform, a young woman posing in a fur coat, a horse and pet dog, driving down a rural road, and children dressed as cowboys aiming their toy guns at the camera. One of these boys is wearing a Davy Crockett cap.
Date: 195u
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Hennen Family Films, No. 7 - Vacation in San Francisco, California]

Description: This home movie documents the Hennen family on vacation in San Francisco, California and in an unidentified forested area. Footage includes the Golden Gate Bridge, the Powell and Mason Line trolley car, the Wharf, a scenic overlook, forested landscape, and a statue.
Date: 195u
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Hennen Family Films, No. 1 - At Home with the Hennen Family]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Hennen family. Footage includes family members socializing and posing for the camera in a front yard which may be located in Sherman, Texas.
Date: 195u
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Peter Pauls Stewart Family Films, No. 4 - Birthdays and Holidays]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Peter Pauls Stewart family including holidays and birthdays. The film begins with Elizabeth Stewart's sixth birthday party (00:00-01:41) and includes footage of the family swimming and playing outdoors (01:41-03:34), a birthday party with carnival and pony rides (03:34-05:11), a wedding reception (07:13-08:18), and a Christmas celebration (08:18-13:58). The Christmas footage begins with each of the Stewart children--David, Margaret Catherine, Alan, Peter Bruce, and Elizabeth--hanging their stockings one by one on the mantle (08:18-09:13). On Christmas Day, the stockings are filled and the children enter the room to open presents (09:13-13:58).
Date: 1957?
Creator: Stewart, Peter Pauls
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Home Movie: Pilot Point High School v. Tom Bean High School]

Description: This home movie documents a high school football game between the Pilot Point Bearcats and Tom Bean High School. Tom Bean is the home team. The last shot of the score board and the label on the case indicate that Pilot Point won the game 49 to 12.
Date: November 13, 1987
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Ray Family Films, No. 7 - Hunting Hogs]

Description: This home movie documents members of the Ray family following a hunting trip. Footage includes family members butchering a hog and children playing.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library