The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 9 – Family Celebrations and Texas Happenings (1937-38)

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 […]

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 45 – Minister’s Anniversary (1973)

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.

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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 […]

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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.

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 77 – Minister’s Anniversary (1974)

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 […]

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