This home movie from 1977 captures scenes from Timpson High School in East Texas. Some students paint a large picture of bear, the school’s mascot, while others congregate in the hallways, dancing and singing.
This home movie documents a TSU Homecoming parade where marching bands, drill teams, and floats representing TSU organizations make their way down the Houston streets. Footage of a banquet where Dr. Freeman presents awards is also included.
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 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 an Anniversary Tea in 1970. A brass band performs, speeches are given, and trophies are awarded to recipients.
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman’s visit to the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of Los Angeles to meet with community members and visit community development sites. Footage includes scenes of the Los Angeles County Model Neighborhood Program building, the Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park, and several Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) […]
In this 1950s home movie, members of the Hopkins family celebrate two birthday parties. In the first, Dani and his friends enjoy the 1920s-era attractions at what is most likely Kiddie Park in San Antonio. Established in 1925 and renovated in 2009, Kiddie Park is now the oldest children’s amusement park in the nation and […]