This home movie captures scenes of Plano’s Yousefi family attending a funeral for a family member, where they observe the graveside traditions of their Iranian-American community. The mourners take part in prayers and songs led by a clergy member.
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 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 service and burial for two funerals, including one veteran. Dr. Freeman appears in his minister uniform, most likely presiding over the funeral services.
The Jimmy Mitchell Family Films, no. 5 – Birthdays and the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Final Review (1957)
This home movie captures scenes of the Mitchell family celebrating birthdays, dancing at home, visiting with friends and family, and going swimming. In one scene, two of the Mitchell girls dress in flapper dresses and dance the Charleston in the living room. The family also visits Texas A&M University where they observe the Corps of […]
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.
This home movie captures scenes of Mt. Horem Baptist Church’s 1976 outdoor church service, held at a park on the coast, where the congregation sits in folding chairs and eats from paper plates. Footage from Texas Southern University’s graduation ceremonies is also included.
This home movie captures scenes of Mt. Horem Baptist Church’s 1974 Minister Anniversary party where the Freeman family is honored for their 24th year of service to the church. The congregation presents gifts to the family, including a new BBQ pit for Dr. Freeman, a jewely box for Mrs. Freeman, and a new television for […]
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.