This home movie from 1973 captures scenes of a snow-covered Houston, a rare occurrence that caused TSU students and faculty to break into snowball fights on campus and the Freeman family to do the same at home in their yard.
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 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 contains footage of Texas Southern University’s 1973 Homecoming parade and of University President Granville M. Sawyer participating in a groundbreaking ceremony. Do your recognize any of the other men in the ceremony? We’d love to hear from you!
This home movie contains footage of a committee meeting and lunch, most likely of faculty and administration of Texas Southern University, at El Chico International Restaurant in Houston, Texas in 1968. Scenes that follow portray commencement ceremonies at TSU that year.
This home movie captures scenes of TSU staff members opening presents and eating cake to celebrate Christmas at the office holiday party in 1972.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending a cocktail party with friends and colleagues.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman adults attending a party with their peers, a very well-dressed and fashionable group. The party enjoys cocktails as they mingle. Later the group sits down to a banquet-style dinner where Dr. Freeman receives an award.
This home movie captures scenes of the 1972 Book Fair at Texas Southern University.
This home movie captures scenes of Texas Southern University’s 1976 commencement ceremonies.