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The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 13 – Home Movie Compilation

This compilation of home movies from the Ramon Galindo Collection captures scenes around Austin, a family picnic in the park, Mr. Galindo’s tailor shop, a family trip to Corpus Christi, and its main feature – a number of magic shows featuring Mr. Galindo and his colleagues performing a variety of tricks using everything from cards

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LBJ Home Movies – Austin 1943

This home movie captures scenes of life in Austin for Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in 1943. Narrated by Lady Bird some years later, images include many University of Texas campus buildings, Lake Austin, Mansfield Dam, Lake Bucha, and Mt. Bonnell, as well as scenes of the Johnsons with their close friends. Scenes of LBJ

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Dr. Freeman Reflects on His Relationship with Barbara Jordan

This video, produced by TAMI, is composed of excerpts from an informal interview with Dr. Freeman voiced over a home movie from his film collection. As scenes play of Barbara Jordan receiving an honorary doctorate at Texas Southern University, Dr. Freeman describes how he met Jordan and his unique relationship with her that spanned several

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The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 21 – Airplane Rides and Snow in Austin (1963-64)

This intertitled home movie captures scenes of Austin from an airplane in 1963-64 and an unusual snowfall in Austin in 1964. The Galindo family paid $1 to go up in an airplane and fly over Austin. The family took two trips that were filmed in this home movie–one in 1963 and one in 1964. Later

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The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 23 – Playing Twister at Timpson High

This home movie from the 1970s captures Timpson High School students messing around on campus, happily climbing trees and playing games of Twister.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 50 – Snow in Houston (1973)

This home movie from 1973 captures scenes of a snow-covered Houston, a rare occurrence that caused TSU students and faculty to break into snowball fights on campus and the Freeman family to do the same at home in their yard.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 6 – TSU Homecoming Parade and Groundbreaking Ceremony (1973)

This home movie contains footage of Texas Southern University’s 1973 Homecoming parade and of University President Granville M. Sawyer participating in a groundbreaking ceremony. Do your recognize any of the other men in the ceremony? We’d love to hear from you!

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 Baylor Family Collection, no. 15 – Trips to the Hill Country and Waco, 1971

This home movie captures the Baylor family visiting Fredericksburg, Kerrville, and Waco, canoeing, camping, and spending time with extended family.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 88 – Mattoon and Chicago, Illinois (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman traveling to Illinois in 1971, visiting friends in both Mattoon and Chicago, then stopping by the University of Chicago campus. Footage of Freeman opening birthday presents from his children is also included.