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Magical Archive Dive Coming November 8

Nobody knew Austin better than Ramon Galindo. The hours the professional tailor didn't spend in his shop, he spent using his camera to document life in Texas—specifically Austin.

A World War II veteran, Galindo donated more than 200 films and videotapes to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, including everything from home movies, self-made instructional and narrative films, and footage of magic performances. (Did we mention he was also a well-known local magician?) His expansive collection is the largest amateur film collection found in our archives.

Daughter Josie Galindo Caballero joins us on Tuesday, November 8 at 6 p.m. to explore her father’s collection and its unique view of Austin. Tune in on Facebook, YouTube Live, or Twitch.

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