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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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Dachau; US military advance in Germany and Belgium

(black and white) LS of a field surrounded by wire fencing, inmates moving about, a watch tower is visible in FG, it is difficult to discern where these inmates are as the people are not very visible in LS. Large open field with mountains in BG. Plane flies overhead. Camera pans to road, two women

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Liberation of Dachau; Folk Festival in Czechoslovakia

EXT, U.S. Army medical unit loads supplies onto trucks for transport. Snow on the ground, soldiers in winter gear, VS loading large wooden crates. VS, the convoy of medical unit trucks travels over difficult terrain, dirt and mud roads, etc. MS, a truck dumps a large amount of rubble onto a dirt road, soldiers [and

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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. 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.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 39 – Reverend Gordon Visits Mt. Horem, Funerals (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans hosting a dinner and the congregation of Mt. Horem Baptist Church taking part in several events celebrating the arrival of visiting minister, Reverend Gordon. Later footage includes scenes of a funeral service and wake.

The Hackney Family Collection, no. 4 – President Kennedy

In the era before VCRs and DVRs, a person who wanted to record an event off of the television could do so by pointing the film camera towards the screen. Events captured in this manner tend to be significant world events that the filmmaker felt strongly about saving for the future. In this case, the

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