This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman visiting churches, model cities, friends, and family in both Philadelphia and Detroit in 1971.
This home movie includes footage of Dr. Freeman camping with the kids on the beach and church scenes of Easter Sunday at Mt. Horem Baptist Church in 1971.
This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman traveling to Illinois in 1971, visiting friends in both Mattoon and Chicago, then stopping by the University of Chicago campus. Footage of Freeman opening birthday presents from his children is also included.
This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman presides over a wedding in Canada in 1971. His wife accompanies him to the reception where the bride and groom cut the cake and greet their guests.
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 […]
This home movie captures scenes of the funeral service for Pharr Police Riot victim Alfonso Laredo Flores, followed by scenes of the Avenas visiting Mission San Jos
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.
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.
Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 61 – Christmas at Mt. Horem, Evel Knievel at the Astrodome (1970-71)
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating Christmas at Mt. Horem Church in 1970. Also included is footage of Evel Knievel’s historic 13 car jump at the Houston Astrodome in 1971.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending a formal tea and reception honoring individuals from the community in 1971. Speeches are made amongst dramatic and musical performances, then Dr. Freeman recognizes award recipients.