[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

Date: March 7, 1962
Creator: Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989
Description: Photograph of Sarah T. Hughes and other United States District Court judges from Texas, with President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right: Judge James L. Noel, Jr.; Senator Ralph W. Yarborough (Texas); President Kennedy; Judge Sarah T. Hughes; Edmund O. Noel (in front), son of Judge Noel; Vice President Johnson; Judge Adrian A. Spears; Judge Leo Brewster. This particular photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by Kennedy's successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah Hughes with affection and high regard. Lyndon B. Johnson." On the back of the photograph, "B5212-1" is handwritten in ink.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]

[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]

Date: February 23, 1982
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Description: Letter from United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes to Ms. Norma Payne, in response to a previous letter from Ms. Payne regarding bias against women in law school admission and in the legal profession in general. Judge Hughes describes her admission to and graduation from law school. She writes about the discrimination, or lack thereof, that she encountered as a woman in the law profession and in her later legislative and judicial career.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

[Speech by Sarah T. Hughes on being a female lawyer]

Date: [1928..1930]
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Description: Typescript of undated speech by Sarah T. Hughes discussing her experiences and people's expectations of her as a woman in the legal profession while practicing in Dallas. She gives her views on different aspects of the legal profession, including specialization, civil and criminal practice, winning and losing cases, and her enjoyment of appellate work and research in preparing cases on appeal. Before concluding the speech, Ms. Hughes describes her enjoyment of political participation via the legal profession. She also expresses her interest in campaigning for public office and entering politics in the future.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]

[Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]

Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Stoughton, Cecil
Description: Photograph of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson taking the presidential oath of office from U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes of Dallas, Texas (back to camera), aboard Air Force One at Love Field Airport, two hours and eight minutes after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. The photograph pictures more than a dozen people in the Air Force One cabin, including former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (right of LBJ), imminent First Lady Lady Bird Johnson (left of LBJ), Texas Congressman Albert Thomas (in bowtie left of Lady Bird), Jack Valenti (left of Thomas), and Texas Congressman Jack Brooks (on right, behind Mrs. Kennedy's left shoulder). This photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah T. Hughes with love and appreciation. Lyndon B. Johnson." Printed on the back of the photograph is "CECIL STOUGHTON, The White House".
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
["November 22, 1963" by Sarah T. Hughes, with Lyndon B. Johnson first day of issue cover]

["November 22, 1963" by Sarah T. Hughes, with Lyndon B. Johnson first day of issue cover]

Date: August 27, 1973
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Description: Typescript by United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes recounting her experiences on November 22, 1963, following President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. Judge Hughes describes the scene aboard Air Force One at Love Field as she administered the presidential oath of office to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. She concludes by expressing her confidence in President Johnson's character and his ability to lead the country in the aftermath of the assassination. In addition to Judge Hughes's narrative, the first page of the typescript serves as a first day of issue cover of a United States postage stamp featuring Lyndon B. Johnson, first authorized for use on August 27, 1973. The postal frank on the first page, below the stamp, reads "AUSTIN, AUG. 27, 1973, TX" and "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE".
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
My Program Against AIDS

My Program Against AIDS

Date: February 7, 1987
Creator: Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
Description: Campaign materials discussing AIDS, including predictions for the spread of the disease, the text of "A Memorial Bill to Stop AIDS," and an article about AIDS research.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Declaracion Del Pueblo de Tejas Reunido en Convencion General

Declaracion Del Pueblo de Tejas Reunido en Convencion General

Date: November 7, 1835
Creator: Texas, Provisional Government, 1835
Description: Zavala's translation of the Declaration of November 7, 1835, adopted by the Consulation
Contributing Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission
The Texas Historian, Volume 48, Number 1, September 1987

The Texas Historian, Volume 48, Number 1, September 1987

Date: September 1987
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Legislative Appropriations Request for fiscal years 2014 and 2015

Legislative Appropriations Request for fiscal years 2014 and 2015

Date: August 23, 2012
Creator: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Description: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality legislative appropriations requests for fiscal years 2014 and 2015, including summaries and budget tables.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

Date: November 1, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
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