Tag Archives: 1968

The Rogelio D. Quinones Collection, no. 4 – Christmas and Boating (1967-68)

This home movie from El Paso captures scenes of a family ice skating on their neighborhood street at Christmas in 1967, as well as many scenes of the family taking their boat out on various lakes in New Mexico in 1968.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 70 – TSU Committee Meeting and Commencement (1968)

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.

The J. Richard Avena and Linda Wilson Collection, no. 1 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral Procession

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral procession in Atlanta, Georgia on April 9, 1968. After a restricted service at Ebenezer Baptist Church (the church could only hold 1,300 people), where both Martin Luther King, Sr. and Jr. were pastors, a procession made its way to Morehouse College, King’s alma

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 56 – Dr. Freeman’s 49th Birthday (1968)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman’s birthday party at the Freeman home in 1968 where guests play card games then enjoy birthday cake. Later footage includes the Freemans spending time at home and scenes of a classroom.

The Porter Click Family, no. 2 – Cherryblossoms, Party at Johnson Family Housing Annex in Japan (1968)

This home movie captures scenes of a going away party at Iruma Air Base in Sayama, Saitama, Japan, for Click family member Harriet “Louann” Dunno Neely and her husband Billy, who was in the Air Force, as they return to the United States. The going away party takes place at the Johnson Housing Annex on

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The Ludeke Family Collection, no. 9 – 1968 HemisFair

James and Joreen Ludeke settled in Wichita County in 1954 and raised their 6 children on their ranch located on the former site of the Four Sixes Horse Ranch and the North West Oil field. Their film collection features scenes of farm life set against a backdrop of North Central Texas prairie, the Red River,

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