Browse the Library

Not sure what you're looking for? Browse TAMI's videos using the categories below. Explore footage from your hometown or county, see what Texas looked like in the past, or check out some of your favorite Texas icons!

Texas Locations
View films from various regions of the state.

Time Period
Browse the library by time period to see what Texas and Texans looked like through the decades.

Genre, or Film Type
In the TAMI library, "genre" describes more than the categories of feature films that we all know and love, such as western, action, or comedy. Our collections contain a whole range of moving image production types, from advertisements to government films to home movies. What type of film do you want to watch today?

Texas Topics
Explore a wide range of subjects that make up Texas culture, from the LBJ Ranch and rodeos to local pageants and natural disasters.

Notable Texans
Texas has been home to many larger-than-life personalities over the years. Look into the lives of local politicians, celebrities, and others, as captured in newsreels, on TV, and even in home movies.

Historic Eras & Events
Go back in time and experience history as past generations of Texans lived it. News coverage, government films, and home videos shot as historical events unfolded help us to understand how these events shaped and changed the Texan experience.

Texas Landmarks
Want to know what Houston looked like in the 1940s, or get an insider's view of the Texas State Capitol? See how these sites and many more have changed over time by browsing the library by landmark.