Tag Archives: Illinois

1968 Summer: Chicago River Cruise with Godmans & Howensteins

This is footage of the Godman and Howenstein families boarding and taking a riverboat cruise along the Chicago river. David Godman (age: 3 1/2) and Andy Godman (age: 1 1/2) are seen on the boat. Iconic buildings of the Chicago skyline, such as the Hancock building, are seen.

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.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 12 – University of Georgia and Malcom X College (1973-74)

This home movie captures footage of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and Malcom X College in Chicago as Dr. Freeman visits the colleges’ centers for continuing education in the early 1970s.