This home movie features a number of Hopkins family celebrations and happenings around Texas in 1937 and 1938. The film opens with the wedding of E.B. Hopkins’s eldest daughter, Amy, to Ted Fitch. Next, E.B. Hopkins tours the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas’ Fair Park, focusing on buildings such as the Hall of State, the […]
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 Laura Herrera and other children at her church celebrating their First Communion by participating in singing, prayer, and the communion ceremony. The young girls dress in the traditional white dress and veil, and the boys in suits.
This home movie captures scenes of a trip to Richmond, Virginia in 1971 where the Freemans and their extended family attend a wedding. Some footage of the Freemans at Dr. Freeman’s mother’s house is included before the family gets ready to depart for the wedding.
This home movie captures scenes of a Kelly family wedding ceremony and reception held in a church in 1952. The bride and groom light candles and exchange vows at the altar, the bride in a light blue wedding dress, then cut the cake at the reception.
This home movie captures scenes of a family wedding in the 1980s. After the ceremony, the bride, groom, wedding party, and parents pose for pictures before beginning the reception.
This home movie captures scenes of a a trip Father Emil Wesselsky of Shiner took with a group of other priests to visit the 1964 World’s Fair in New York City. The film includes a visit to the Vatican Pavilion, the observation tower, and the Unisphere.
This home movie captures family life in 1960s Shiner, including a fishing trip and a large church picnic. It also features footage of Father Emil Wesselsky’s trip to Catholic North American pilgrimage sites, such as the Parish in the National Shrine of the North American martyrs in upstate New York, the Oratory of St. Joseph […]
This home movie captures a trip around Ireland and England in 1967, including stops in Shannon, Blarney, Knock, Athlone, Dublin, and London. The footage focuses mostly on views from the tour bus window and also includes footage of members of the group kissing the Blarney Stone.