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Thomas F. Freeman Collection, no. 32 - Carlotta’s Trip (1971)

Thomas F. Freeman

Silent | 1971

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  •  Carlotta and Dr. Freeman flying to Virginia 
  •  Eastern Airlines plane 
  •  Aerial view 
  •  Carlotta and Dr. Freeman helping in the garden 
  •  Eating a meal with family 
  •  Helping out at the produce market 
  •  Eating with family 
  •  At the airport 
 
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This home movie captures scenes of Carlotta Freeman and her father taking a trip together in 1971 to visit family in Richmond, Virginia. Scenes of their flights, Carlotta gardening and helping her family at their produce market, and the family spending time together at home are included.
Dr. Thomas F. Freeman was born in 1919 in Richmond, Virginia, where he also spent his childhood and attended college. Freeman left Virginia temporarily to serve a nine month contract at Houston's Texas Southern University in 1949. Many decades later, Dr. Freeman is still a professor and debate coach at TSU, on campus six days a week, and has helped multiple generations of young Texan African-American students find their voice and rise to new heights of scholarly achievement. A pillar of the Houston community, Dr. Freeman also has ministered at Mt. Horem Baptist Church for more than 65 years, still delivering sermons every Sunday; taught Religious Studies at Rice University for 20 years; helped found Houston's Model Cities program; founded and served as Dean of TSU's Weekend College; was the Founding Dean of TSU's Honors College; and over the course of his teaching career, taught and influenced many prominent African-Americans leaders, including Otis King, Barbara Jordan, and Martin Luther King, Jr.