Dispatch: September 2013

The Texas Archive of the Moving Image celebrated Austin Museum Day at the Goodwill Computer Museum by screening The Computer Tutor . . . or How to Teach Your Computer to Read, a 1966 Dallas-produced industrial film detailing the exciting new technology of the electronic retina computing reading.   Read more on the Goodwill’s blog

TAMI Director and Founder Dr. Caroline Frick was a guest presenter for the Alamo Drafthouse’s Cinema Club screening of Lonesome. The Austin American-Statesman featured the event as a “top thing to do.” 

TAMI was represented at the Digital Frontiers conference at the University of North Texas by Outreach and Education Director Elizabeth Hansen, who presented alongside Eric Ames of Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections and Liza Talbot of the LBJ Library and Museum.  Read a Baylor University blog post by Ames inspired by the session, food and digital collections. 

In other news, TAMI was referenced in several interesting places this month:

Top Five Texas Archive of the Moving Image Films in September

  1. ​Mary Kay Cosmetics - Capture the Vision
  2. A Day of Horror (1964)
  3. Old Texas
  4. Interviews with 1969 Longhorn Coaches and Players
  5. Juarez, Mexico - American Distiller Opens Plant Below Border, Introduces New Process to Age Certain Beverages Banned in U.S.