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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 6 – Daily Life on a Vietnam War Military Base

Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage captures daily life at Camp Evans. Included are shots of one of the base dogs, an injured soldier being carried to a helicopter, fire on the ground, and soldiers being presented with medals. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films […]

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U.S. soldiers stateside; providing first aid to German prisoners; war damage in France; refugees load carts; captured Germans; softball

(b/w) Amphibious landing drill at Martha’s Vineyard (1943). U.S. soldiers stand on a beach and load a small artillery piece and a jeep onto an amphibious transport. The jeep hood is marked with a star, and the transport is marked LCV68. The transport takes off. Another boat marked LCV92 comes to shore and soldiers step […]

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 13 – Barbara Jordan at TSU Honors Day Convocation (1970)

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 […]

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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 3 – Parties at Gomez Baptist Church

This home movie captures scenes of various celebrations at Gomez Baptist Church in the rural Panhandle town of Brownfield. Couples dress up for a Valentine’s Day banquet, children wear costumes and play games for Halloween, and the young women at the church take part in a pageant. Also included are scenes of a potluck dinner […]

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