This home movie reel from the Coltman Collection captures the family enjoying a vacation in Corpus Christi, swimming and cooking hot dogs on the beach. It also includes footage of the family back in Austin, swimming at Barton Springs and taking in fall foliage.
This home movie captures scenes of the men of the Freeman family taking a boat excursion on the Texas Gulf where they fish and feed the seagulls.
This home movie captures scenes of the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, attended by El Paso’s Cummings family in 1949. The Ceremonial is an annual event that brings together Native American tribes from across the nation for a celebration of Native American culture with four days of parades, powwows, and rodeos. Scenes of rodeo events and […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans’ vacation on the Texas coast in 1970. The family first goes to Galveston, eating at the Cafeteria at the Jack Tar Hotel, then leisurely spends time on the beach swimming and sunbathing. Later they take a ride on a ferry, The Texas Queen, in Seabrook.
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 entertaining a visiting family friend by taking her to see tourist attractions in Galveston and Houston. Footage from a ferry ride that portrays the Port of Galveston and Seawolf Park, as well as scenes shot at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, are included.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating Christmas at home, sharing dinner with their grandparents and opening gifts around the tree. Later scenes include Dr. Freeman performing a baptism in his role as minister at Mt. Horem Baptist Church.
This home movie captures scenes of the Ayala family visiting the Port Isabel Lighthouse and then going to the beach on Padre Island. At the beach, the Ayalas go fishing, swim, play football, and bury each other in the sand.
This home movie captures scenes of a camping trip and two boys working in a field and on a tractor on their family farm.