Tag Archives: burial

Postwar Europe: destruction; burial; Berchtesgaden

Home movies filmed during the liberation of Germany. Chicken in grass. Milt Ramoy talking, with Earl Soltan, a German woman, and other soldiers. Milt with a typewriter. 03:59:24 Bombed rubble of German village, remains of buildings. LS, field, convoy of military vehicles. Tank traps built by the Germans line the fields to prevent US tanks

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Mauthausen liberated by 11th US Armored Division

The 11th US Armored Division’s advances through Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Austria. Includes scenes of surrendering enemies and the liberation of Mauthausen.;Color: Countryside from moving tank. Liberation of German town: flames, civilians, some waving white flags, church. Views of German civilians from tank as US army passes through, 2 men with armbands carry a Red Cross

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Bodies at Nordhausen

At Nordhausen shortly after liberation in April 1945, pan across piles of dead victims, focusing on the body of a small child. Civilian men carry a body on a stretcher. Pan of destroyed buildings, as soldiers and Red Cross personnel oversee the camp. Personal effects and civilians preparing to bury bodies near the moat. Pan

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Yousefi Family Collection, no. 3 – Family Funeral (1997)

This home movie captures scenes of Plano’s Yousefi family attending a funeral for a family member, where they observe the graveside traditions of their Iranian-American community. The mourners take part in prayers and songs led by a clergy member.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 73 – Funerals

This home movie includes footage of two funerals and a burial.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 43 – Funeral in Lewisville, TX no. 79

This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman family attending a funeral in Lewisville, Texas.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 20 – Funerals

This home movie includes footage from several graveside funerals, in at least one of which, Thomas F. Freeman serves as a pallbearer.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 9 – Carter’s Birthday (1970)

This home movie from the Freeman family documents many family celebrations, including son Carter’s birthday party with his friends in 1970. The family gathers with family and friends to enjoy meals, music, and backyard recreation. Near the end of the video, Thomas Jr. and Carter are seen by the record player listening to “Diana Ross

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 17 – Funerals (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of the service and burial for two funerals, including one veteran. Dr. Freeman appears in his minister uniform, most likely presiding over the funeral services.

The Avena-Wilson Collection, no. 10 – Alfonso Laredo Flores Funeral (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of the funeral service for Pharr Police Riot victim Alfonso Laredo Flores, followed by scenes of the Avenas visiting Mission San Jos