2023 Prerecorded Sessions

TSHA presents 4 documentary films and a recorded session for attendees to enjoy before the Annual Meeting.
All the presentations are now available for you to watch and submit questions. A live Q&A will be hosted at the El Paso Convention Center on Friday, March 3, 2023 at 10:30am.

Choose a session below to get started.

Film: Raise Your Head Up!

Raise your head up! is a feature length documentary chronicling the history, origins, and preservation of freedom colonies in the united states.

Presenter
Dr. Michael Arrington, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Sam Houston State University

Film: Spurring Change: The Myrtis Dightman Story

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Presenter
Dr. Gretchen Odion, Professor of History, Houston Community College-Southwest

Film: Establishing and Preserving Communities Created after Slavery: Stories from Descendents

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Presenter
Mr. Richard Orton, Independent Historian, Nacogdoches

Film: 1943 Beaumont Race Riot

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Presenter
Mr. Gordon Williams, News Studio Manager, Lamar University