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[Sammonds Family Films, No. 1 - Vacations and Family Gatherings, 1969-1971]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Sammonds family including vacations and family gatherings. The film begins with footage of the United States Airforce (USAF) academy. The film includes footage of a family gathering in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with family gathered outdoors playing Frisbee, and catch, and a shot of the Ronnie Sammonds TV repair service van. The film continues with man and a woman flying a kite, observing an unidentified monument, and joking around for the camera. A group of young men and women walk down the street of an unidentified city and pose for the camera. Family members then travel to the Royal Gorge in Colorado and view the bridge from a scenic overlook. The Sammonds family participates in an outdoor family reunion at an unidentified park. On a road trip, the Sammonds shoot footage from the side of the road and from a moving car including the Gateway Arch of St. Louis, Missouri. The film continues with footage of camping in a snow-covered area, wading in water, and visiting a zoo. A trip to San Francisco includesthe Golden Gate Bridge, a trolley car, and Union Square. They next drive through Seattle, Washington into Canada and observe Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota. The film ends with the Sammonds arrival in Ohio and a canoe trip on the Little Miami River.
Date: 1969-05/1971-05
Creator: Sammonds, Ron, Jr.
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[The Tincher Family Collection, No. 5 - Music Festivals and Travel]

Description: This home movie documents John Tincher and friends traveling, attending music festivals, making short-films, and spending time in Dallas. The film begins with Tincher and friends traveling to Indiana and Missouri, with footage of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Gateway Arch, and an American Airlines airplane. The film continues with the friends at a home near Tyler Street in Dallas, Texas with fast motion photography and footage of KRLD buses (2 min., 36 sec). the film continues with the Vietnam Moratorium Day at Winfrey Point on White Rock Lake on October 15, 1969 (4 min., 34 sec.). Footage includes protest signs and performances by unidentified rock bands (05 min., 50 sec.) and the Velvet Underground (8 min., 7 sec.). Musician Sue Morris appears as a singer at 6 min., 28 seconds.The film continues with footage of a B. F. Goodrich Store truck on fire in Oak Cliff (10 min., 34 sec.) and a jazz performance at El Centro College (13 min., 27 sec.). Tincher and friend then create an experimental short film (14 min., 29 sec.). While driving in an unidentified location, Tincher and friends shoot footage of the road and businesses including the White Owl Cafe, the Red Door, and Papa Dad's (18 min., 6 sec.). They then create a short claymation film (18 min., 38 sec - 23 min.) Tincher and friends spend time at the beach in Galveston (23 min.) and then travel to Lubbock, Texas for the Southwest Peace Festival in March 1970 (27 min., 37 sec. - 29 min., 32 sec.). The film concludes with the group shooting footage while driving through downtown Dallas (29 min., 37 sec. - 31 min., 55 sec.) and going to the Dallas Zoo.
Date: 1969-10-15/1970
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Partner: UNT Media Library