The A.M. Harper Collection

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.

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A. M. Harper, Trip to Calico Rock, Arkansas
Home movie scenes of a trip to Calico Rock, Arkansas, including a ride on a river ferry
A. M. Harper, King Ranch
Home movie scenes of deer and wild turkeys roaming the grounds of Texas' iconic King Ranch
A. M. Harper, Scenes from the Gulf Coast
Footage from the Texas Gulf Coast of recreational fishing and the local shrimping and oil drilling indust...
A. M. Harper, Reunion
Home movie scenes of family gatherings, a visit to the state Capitol building, and a croquet game
A. M. Harper, Port Aransas
Home movie footage of Port Aransas, Texas
A. M. Harper, Cloud-Land Elk
Home movie footage of a hunting trip in New Mexico and Colorado featuring intertitles and credits
A. M. Harper, Pescando en Mexico
Harper’s travelogue of his journey through Mexico culminating in a fishing expedition in Mazatlan on the ...
A. M. Harper, Mellard
Home movie footage of children enjoying bikes, Santa Claus, piñatas, birthday cakes, and football
A. M. Harper, Hunting Big Horn Sheep and Moose
A. M. Harper hunts for big horn sheep and moose in either Alaska or Canada
A. M. Harper, Bridge Party and Christmas Celebrations
Home movie footage from a women’s bridge club and family Christmas celebrations
A. M. Harper, Fishing Trips
Home movie footage from various fishing expeditions along the Texas Gulf Coast
A. M. Harper, Birds in Coastal Habitat
Home movie footage of the Gulf Coast beach and grassland habitat, including the endangered Whooping Crane
A. M. Harper, African Safari Part II
Home movie scenes of a Texan hunter’s African safari
A. M. Harper, Hook, Line and Sinker
Home movie scenes of A. M. Harper with friends and family enjoying a day of fishing and boating in Port A...
A. M. Harper, Easter Dinner; Coastal Birds; Oil Derrick
Home movie scenes of Easter celebrations, the Texas coast, and the Texas oil industry
A. M. Harper, African Safari Part I
Home movie scenes of a Texan hunter’s African safari footage
A. M. Harper, 1948
Home movie footage from an Alaskan hunting trip with intertitles describing different locations and events