Tag Archives: 1974

The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 22 – Monsignor Alois Morkovsky’s 50th Anniversary, 1974

This home movie from the Morkovsky collection mainly captures the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Monsignor Alois Morkovsky’s ordination to the priesthood. Held on June 2, 1974, the event took place at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church in Hostyn, Texas; Alois was ordained on June 1, 1924 at St. John’s Seminary in San

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The Rogelio D. Quinones Collection, no. 3 – Trip to Mexico City (1974)

This home movie from El Paso captures scenes of a family’s 1974 rail trip to Mexico City. Once there, the family visits several attractions, such as the ruins at Teotihuacan and the Palacio de Bellas Artes.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 74 – Denise’s Wedding (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of Thomas Freeman presiding over a wedding in 1974. The bride and groom exchange vows and rings, then celebrate with their family and friends.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 58 – The Jackson 5 at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of the Jackson 5 performing at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo in 1974 at the Astrodome. Also on the bill that day were Sonny & Cher, Conway Twitty, and Elvis Presley.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 65 – Wedding at Mt. Horem (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of Mt. Horem preparing for a wedding at their church in 1974. Scenes include three U.S. Navy soldiers on the street outside of the church in the Navy Service Uniforms and Dress Whites, having their picture taken.

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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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 84 – Professional Conference in Galveston (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of meetings at a conference in Galveston, likely attended by Dr. Thomas Freeman. Footage of the historic Flagship Hotel, where the conference was possibly held, is also included.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 86 – Roast and Toast Banquet (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman being honored at a

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 30 – Roast and Toast Banquet (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman being honored at a

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 75 – Fishing in Seabrook, Texas (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman taking a group of young men on a fishing trip in Seabrook, Texas. On a large boat, the men catch fish and crabs, enjoy the water, and visit. Later, they sit together in the Freemans’ backyard and clean their catches, then have a fish fry.