Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 52 – Summer Trip to the East Coast

This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman Family taking a road trip up the East Coast to celebrate July 4th and Mother’s Day, stopping to sightsee and visit family along the way. At one stop, the Freemans visit what appears to be cousins or family friends, and the children spend the afternoon swimming in […]

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The Frick 70s Collection, no. 3 – Life of the Christmas Tree 1

This home movie from the Frick Collection captures the family at home in the Houston area, complete with puppies and a caged raccoon. The film concludes with footage of Linda and company looking for and cutting down their Christmas tree. The Frick Collection was donated to TAMI by John Frick and includes home movies of […]

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The Frick 70s Collection, no. 4 – Life of the Christmas Tree 2

This home movie from the Frick Collection captures the family preparing for the Christmas holiday: Linda and company search for mistletoe and take their newly cut tree home. The film winds up with the family on the porch of their home in the Houston area. The Frick Collection was donated to TAMI by John Frick […]

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The H.R. Ketchum Film Collection, no. 1 – Wedding Ceremony and Pram Parade

This home movie from the 1920s captures multiple Ketchum family gatherings in Tulsa and Galveston, from a wedding ceremony to a neighborhood parade of children in prams and floats to a trip to the beach. A portion of the footage takes place at the Ketchum’s Galveston residence, the historic Menard House. Michel B. Menard was […]

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The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 4 – Lucy’s Wedding and Apollo XI Parade (1969)

This home movie from Houston captures scenes of a Gonzalez family wedding and the welcome home parade for the astronauts of Apollo XI following the moon landing of July 20, 1969. Scenes of an exuberant Lucy Gonzalez exiting the church open the film before the ticker tape parade down Main Street in Houston. The parade […]

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The Porter Click Family, no. 3 – Family Home Scenes (1942)

This home movie captures scenes of the Click family spending time together in the yard. The kids play games and roughhouse, and the adults sit on the porch and pose for the camera. On several occasions, the Click men can not resist the urge to lift their ladies’ skirts for the camera!

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