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.
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!
This home movie captures scenes of Thomas F. Freeman and his family being honored on the 22nd anniversary of Freeman’s years as minister at Mt. Horem Baptist Church. The Freemans and the congregation enjoy a special service and lunch where speakers honor the Freemans and present gifts to the family.
This home movie captures scenes of the Thomas F. Freeman family celebrating Christmas and the holiday season in 1973. The family enjoys unwrapping presents, assembling gifts, and attending holiday parties. Footage of Thomas Jr. playing bass guitar and singing in a performance with his band is also included in this video.
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.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans entertaining a visiting family friend by taking her to see tourist attractions in Galveston and Houston. Footage from a ferry ride that portrays the Port of Galveston and Seawolf Park, as well as scenes shot at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, are included.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending a cocktail party with friends and colleagues.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman family going rollerskating then donning their Sunday best for church while visiting family in Richmond, Virginia.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freeman family hosting Dr. Freeman’s students from Rice University in their home for a buffet style dinner. Dr. Freeman visits with the students, one of whom presents a poster to the group.
This home movie captures scenes of multiple celebrations attended by the Freeman family. Among formal receptions, footage of a BBQ and picnic in a park portrays the children taking part in an outdoors worship service with their church, the music played on a piano in the back of a pickup truck brought in for the […]