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 […]
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.
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans attending a cocktail party with friends and colleagues.
This home movie captures scenes of Mt. Horem Baptist Church’s 1976 outdoor church service, held at a park on the coast, where the congregation sits in folding chairs and eats from paper plates. Footage from Texas Southern University’s graduation ceremonies is also included.
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. Freeman receiving gifts and cake from his students and colleagues at Texas Southern University in celebration of his birthday in 1970.
This home movie captures scenes from Texas Southern University’s commencement ceremonies in 1970 and Dr. Freeman walking on campus.
The home movie captures scenes of Thanksgiving in 1970. First is footage of Texas Southern University
The Freemans host a holiday party in their home for what appears to be Dr. Freeman’s TSU colleagues. Later, the Freeman children and their house guest, Paul, take part in the Freeman family tradition of making popcorn balls for Christmas.