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A. M. Harper, 1948

Jim Harper

Silent | 1948

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  •  Seen in this home movie:  A.M. Harper, Cy Yocum, Charlie Madsen, Roy Madsen, Guide and outfitter Lee Hancock, Guide Nick Malutin, Mose Griska 
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This home movie contains footage from an Alaskan hunting trip with intertitles describing different locations and events. Also included are shots of Harper and hunting companions field dressing a bear after a hunt.

Born in Yorktown, Texas in 1901, Albert Morris "A.M." Harper was a longtime resident of Alice where he owned and operated a successful oil field trucking company. Financial success followed from the early boom in the Texas oil industry and enabled Harper to enjoy a recreational home in Port Aransas and many adventurous pursuits, including safari expeditions in Africa and Alaska.