Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 4 – Holiday Celebrations (1973)

This home movie captures scenes of the Thomas F. Freeman family celebrating Christmas and the holiday season in 1973. The family enjoys unwrapping presents, assembling gifts, and attending holiday parties. Footage of Thomas Jr. playing bass guitar and singing in a performance with his band is also included in this video.

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 42 – Christmas Celebrations (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans celebrating Christmas in 1971 by opening gifts, enjoying Christmas dinner, and, as is their tradition, making popcorn balls. Scenes of Carlotta and Carter Freeman rolling newspapers and getting a bike ready for a paper route are also included.

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The Ewen Collection, no. 2 – Christening, Jimmy is Born, Cole Park (1955-56)

This home movie captures scenes of the Ewen family in 1955 and 1956, including Mike’s christening in Denton in 1955, Billy and Mike playing in the yard in both summer and winter, the family bringing Jimmy home from the hospital in Midland in 1957, Jimmy’s christening, and the boys attending several birthday parties, including one […]

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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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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 15 – A Snowy Christmas (1976)

This home movie captures scenes of family Christmas in 1976, when the Panhandle was under heavy snow. The family stays warm inside where they open presents, which include a Stretch Armstrong action figure (the year the toy was released), a Mickey Mouse stuffed animal, and a dart ball game.

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