Tag Archives: VA

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 52 – Summer Trip to the East Coast

This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman Family taking a road trip up the East Coast to celebrate July 4th and Mother’s Day, stopping to sightsee and visit family along the way. At one stop, the Freemans visit what appears to be cousins or family friends, and the children spend the afternoon swimming in

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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 21 – St. Paul’s College and Seattle, WA

This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman traveling to Lawrenceville, Virginia to deliver a lecture at St. Paul’s College, where he is a Stahley Christian Scholar Lecturer, and attend a church dedication. Footage from a trip to Seattle is also included, depicting sweeping shots of the city’s skyscrapers, highways, and waterfront.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 80 – Richmond, VA for Mrs. Freeman’s Birthday (1973)

This home movie captures scenes of the Thomas Freeman family visiting their relatives in Richmond, Virginia in 1973 for Dr. Freeman’s mother’s birthday. The family joyously sits down for a large birthday dinner around the dining room table before gifts are presented and Grandmother Freeman blows out her birthday candles.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 89 – Trip to Richmond, VA (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans visiting family in Richmond, Virginia where they catch up over family dinners and card games.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 5 – Rollerskating and Trip to Richmond, VA (1973)

This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman family going rollerskating then donning their Sunday best for church while visiting family in Richmond, Virginia.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 27 – Mrs. Freeman’s Birthday (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Thomas F. Freeman’s trip to Virginia for his mother’s birthday party. The family shares meals and attends church.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 53 – Trip to Virginia, Virgina Union University Commencement (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman visiting family in Virginia, where he spends time at the family produce market and delivers a guest sermon. Later, footage of commencement ceremonies for Virginia Union University held at the Mosque Theater in Richmond, Virgina is included.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 41 – Washington D.C. Trip (1970)

This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman traveling to Washington D.C. to meet with the Department of Housing and Urban Development and discuss the Model Cities Program. He later makes the short trip to Richmond, Virginia to visit his mother and extended family.

Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 48 – Wedding in Richmond, VA (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of a trip to Richmond, Virginia in 1971 where the Freemans and their extended family attend a wedding. Some footage of the Freemans at Dr. Freeman’s mother’s house is included before the family gets ready to depart for the wedding.