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A. M. Harper, Port Aransas

Jim Harper

Silent | c. 1958

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  •  Outdoor gathering 
  •  Beach house 
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  •  Port Aransas Ship Channel 
  •  Driving in Port Aransas 
  •  Turtle Cove Yacht Basin 
 
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This home movie from the A.M. Harper collection is comprised of shots taken around Port Aransas, a seaside community on Mustang Island, in Nueces County.
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.