The New Year is off to a great start at TAMI!
We hope you enjoyed our features on professor, debate coach, and minister Dr. Thomas F. Freeman. TAMI's Madeline Fendley cataloged Freeman's collection and conducted an interview with the Houston legend. Click below to:
- the Thomas F. Freeman Collection
- from Freeman documentarian Marc Newsome
Look for more features on our collections in the upcoming year!
Several of our films were mentioned across the web, including:
- The Sloane Collection, no. 5 - Houston Zookeeper Hans Nagel Breaks a Zebra featured on The Official Houston Zoo Blog in the entry
- Jeffrey S. Kerr tells the story of Austin's Tilley Brothers in on the Austin Post and features a link to their earliest existing films, W.H. Tilley Collection, no. 1 – 1910s and 1920s
- The British Film Institute's by Curator Josephine Botting tells the story of the BFI's discovery of Bristish actor Charles Laughton's print of Telephone Spotlight on Texas, Baylor Theater (1958) in the collection Charles Laughton and its later contribution to the TAMI collection
TAMI's January activities also included a presentation by TAMI's Executive Director Caroline Frick to the South Texas CattleWomen in Devine and a teacher's workshop at the Texas State Historical Association's Exploring Texas Workshop Series at the Old Red Museum in Dallas.
Rounding off the month, the Abilene's Paramount Theatrein May in conjunction with weekend screenings of the Texas film classic, Bonnie and Clyde. More information will be coming soon on both websites.
Check our news section for updates on events, collections, and more in 2013!