June 1945 wedding ceremony of Sergeant Arthur Mainzer, a combat cameraman who filmed the liberation of Buchenwald for the U.S. Army Air Forces, to Germaine Girardot, a French woman. The film was taken by other combat cameramen and photographers with the Ninth Air Force as a gift to Arthur.;Various CUs of a crowd outside the […]
Parade. Nazi banners hang from the buildings as people in costumes parade through the streets of Munich? (for Carnival?). Float poster reads “Negerdorf Neubiberg.” Religious procession follows, and people heil Hitler. Panning shots of a rainy day in Munich. The city’s triumphal arch and other buildings are visible
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 Ewen family in 1955 and 1956, including Mike’s christening in Denton in 1955, Billy and Mike playing in the yard in both summer and winter, the family bringing Jimmy home from the hospital in Midland in 1957, Jimmy’s christening, and the boys attending several birthday parties, including one […]
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman’s visit to the West Africa in 1973. Scenes of village life in Liberia, such as villagers dancing to various percussion instruments, church services, farming, children playing, and village scenery comprise the first half of this video. Of particular interest is footage of villagers performing the […]
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman receiving gifts and cake from his students and colleagues at Texas Southern University in celebration of his birthday in 1970.
This home movie captures scenes of Cristela Gonzalez’s 8th grade graduation at St. Joseph’s Church in Houston’s 6th Ward. After a serious ceremony at the church, the kids cut loose at the Gonzalez residence with plenty of dancing.
This home movie captures scenes of a Catholic Mass held in support of farmworkers in California through an organization named the D.C. Huelga Committee. It was held on the grounds of the United Methodist Building in Washington D.C. circa 1968. The officiating priest was Fr. Victor P. Saladini, who was a scholar of farm labor […]
Parishioners dressed in their Sunday best file out of a church after attending Father Kolar’s Lenten Day of Recollection. This may have been at St. Leo’s church in San Antonio, where Father Morkovsky was pastor; notes on the film can indicate that this would have been a Czech program.