This reel from the Orris D. Brown Collection contains footage from a number of events. The first part includes examples of early film credit techniques, footage of a then-modern, diesel electric streamlined train at Houston’s Railway Post Office, fireworks over Houston’s Buffalo Stadium, and scenes of Clara Mae Brown, Orris D. Brown’s mother, visiting family […]
This home movie from the Morkovsky collection comes from a reel labeled “School Kids,” and documents children at an unidentified location, likely in the San Antonio area where Father Morkovsky served in the 1940s and 50s. Do you recognize anyone in this film or know where it is? Please contact us and let us know.
This home movie captures scenes of Thomas Freeman presiding over a wedding in 1974. The bride and groom exchange vows and rings, then celebrate with their family and friends.
This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman presides over a wedding in Canada in 1971. His wife accompanies him to the reception where the bride and groom cut the cake and greet their guests.
This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman and his family being honored on the 22nd anniversary of Freeman’s years as minister at Mt. Horem Baptist Church. The Freemans and the congregation enjoy a special service and lunch where speakers honor the Freemans and present gifts to the family.
This home movie captures scenes of the reception at a Flores family wedding. The guests eat dinner while a mariachi band plays for the bride and groom.
Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 61 – Christmas at Mt. Horem, Evel Knievel at the Astrodome (1970-71)
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating Christmas at Mt. Horem Church in 1970. Also included is footage of Evel Knievel’s historic 13 car jump at the Houston Astrodome in 1971.
This home movie captures scenes of the ceremony and reception of Irene
This home movie captures scenes of Paul and Linda Easterwood’s wedding in December of 1965. The bride and groom cut the cake, and guests enjoy refreshments and visiting with family at the reception.
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.