Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 81 – Christmas at Mt. Horem (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman family participating in Mt. Horem Baptist Church’s 1970 Christmas service. Footage of children performing a play depicting the Christmas story, the children’s choir singing, and gifts being distributed during the service are included.

Read More

Bell Family, 1953 W.R. Goodson,

Home movies from the Bell clan offer a great look at family life in 1950s Gatesville. Included in this footage is a local Christmas parade with Santa Claus, a Laurel and Hardy parody with Morris Bell and W.R. Goodson entitled “Lamplights of Lampasas”, and looks at Mary Hardin-Baylor college and the construction of the Belton […]

Read More