This home movie documents a TSU Homecoming parade where marching bands, drill teams, and floats representing TSU organizations make their way down the Houston streets. Footage of a banquet where Dr. Freeman presents awards is also included.
This home movie captures scenes of United States Senators Ralph Yarborough and Walter Mondale conducting a senate committee hearing in Edinburg, Texas, followed by scenes of labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. On November 24, 1969, after touring migrant labor camps throughout the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Senators Yarborough and Mondale held a […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans sitting down to dinner then playing a game of basketball in the driveway during a visit from a family friend in 1969.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating the holiday season of 1969. The adults have a dinner party at their house, and Thomas Jr. receives a drum kit as his big Christmas gift. Later, Carlotta and several other young girls go for a bike ride in their winter coats and hats.
This home movie captures scenes of Mt. Horem Baptist Church’s 1969 trip by bus to Conroe, Texas where they camp on Lake Conroe, enjoying time swimming and boating, then join Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church for Sunday service and a reception.
This home movie captures scenes of a rally and protest organized by the Mexican American Youth Organization (MAYO) in Del Rio, Texas in March of 1969. This event, attended by approximately 3,000 residents of South Texas, occurred in reaction to Governor Preston Smith shutting down the Val Verde County arm of Volunteers in Service to […]
This home movie captures scenes of a Chicano protest rally in Kingsville, likely a student walkout held in 1969, followed by scenes of Rebecca Avena learning to swim. UFW and La Raza flags hang around a makeshift stage where speakers, including MAYO founder JosÃ© Angel GutiÃ©rrez and San Antonio Judge Albert A. PeÃ±a, are seen […]
This home movie captures scenes of a birthday party, followed by Senators Ralph Yarborough and Walter Mondale touring migrant labor camps in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in November of 1969. The two senators were acting as members of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, touring the Valley with members of the U.S. […]