This home movie depicts scenes from a formal awards banquet held at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas.
This video, produced by TAMI, is composed of excerpts from an informal interview with Dr. Freeman voiced over a home movie from his film collection. As scenes play of Barbara Jordan receiving an honorary doctorate at Texas Southern University, Dr. Freeman describes how he met Jordan and his unique relationship with her that spanned several […]
This home movie documents Barbara Jordan delivering the keynote address at Texas Southern University’s 1970 Honors Day convocation. Choir performances, speakers, and dinner make up the remainder of the ceremony as awards are bestowed on honorees. Honors Day is an annual event at TSU that rewards academic excellence and acknowledges students who received various awards […]
This home movie documents a housing dedication at the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tigua Indian Reservation in 1976. Tigua Chief Jos
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 University of Texas Centennial Celebration in 1983. Students, faculty, and staff gather on the main campus of UT where the Longhorn Band marches up the six pack to kick off the festivities. A formal ceremony follows where the university governance speaks, including university President Peter T. Flawn.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending an Anniversary Tea in 1975. There are several musical performances, including Carter’s band, a vocal ensemble, and a singer with piano accompaniment. Later footage includes Dr. Freeman recovering in a hospital room after what appears to be a broken bone in his left hand and scenes […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending a formal tea and reception honoring individuals from the community in 1971. Speeches are made amongst dramatic and musical performances, then Dr. Freeman recognizes award recipients.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending an Anniversary Tea in 1970. A brass band performs, speeches are given, and trophies are awarded to recipients.
This home movie captures scenes of Texas Southern University’s 1976 commencement ceremonies.