Browse for Videos by Topic

Not sure what you're looking for?  Start out by exploring the categories below for footage from your hometown, to see what Texas looked like in the past, or check out some of your favorite Texas icons.


Genre, or Film Type
At TAMI, "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 Locations
View a variety of types of films that feature various regions of the state.


Texas Landmarks
Want to know what Houston looked like in the 1940s, or get an insider's view of the Texas State Capitol?  Browse through landmarks to see how these sites and many more have changed over time.


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


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.