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 documents a TSU Homecoming parade where marching bands, drill teams, and floats representing TSU organizations make their way down the Houston streets. Footage of a banquet where Dr. Freeman presents awards is also included.
This home movie contains footage of Texas Southern University’s 1973 Homecoming parade and of University President Granville M. Sawyer participating in a groundbreaking ceremony. Do your recognize any of the other men in the ceremony? We’d love to hear from you!
This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family in Austin and across United States. Footage includes the University of Texas campus during a sorority and fraternity carnival, swimming at Barton Springs, Hamilton Pool and Town Lake and hiking at Mount Bonnell. The family also travels to Dallas for an AIA conference, the Grand Canyon, […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. The family takes in views of the Unisphere and the surrounding fair park from the vantage point of the observation towers of the New York State Pavilion, then enjoys the international exhibits. Brief scenes of Pennsylvania State University during […]
This home movie captures scenes from two performances made by African-American sororities and fraternities at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. In the first segment, sorority sisters perform a song and step routine for the crowd. In the second segment, fraternity brothers show off their step dancing moves. The performers in the second group […]
This home movie captures scenes from a trio of step-dancing performances made by African-American fraternities and sororities at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. The performers in the first group are from the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, the first black, intercollegiate Greek fraternity in the nation.
Scenes of the Freemans sharing a meal with friends while the children play pool and board games comprise this home movie. Footage from a day on the beach follow, where Carter surfs on a boogie board and Carlotta buries herself in the sand.