The Avena-Wilson Collection, no. 3 – La Raza Unida State Convention October 1971

This home movie captures scenes of the state convention of La Raza Unida Party (RUP) in San Antonio in October 1971. The state convention that year was the first time that RUP attempted to organize at the state level, and delegates attended from nine counties across the state, including Travis, Tarrant, and Bexar Counties. The […]

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 40 – New England Trip(1971)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans’ road trip through the northeast where they visit family and friends. The Freemans participate in church activities at Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Westerly, Rhode Island where Dr. Freeman delivers a sermon as a guest minister.

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 42 – Christmas Celebrations (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating Christmas in 1971 by opening gifts, enjoying Christmas dinner, and, as is their tradition, making popcorn balls. Scenes of Carlotta and Carter Freeman rolling newspapers and getting a bike ready for a paper route are also included.

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