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

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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. More than a dozen people are 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 … continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 in.

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Stoughton, Cecil W. November 22, 1963.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Judge Sarah T. Hughes Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 5834 times, with 137 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Stoughton, Cecil W. Taken by Army Capt. Cecil W. Stoughton, chief photographer for the Kennedy White House.

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  • Main Title: [Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]
  • Series Title: Day at UNT

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. More than a dozen people are 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).

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 in.

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Johnson took the oath as the 36th U.S. President.

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".

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Judge Sarah T. Hughes Collection

Selection of letters and telegrams regarding Judge Hughes administering the presidential oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and regarding her nomination for United States District Judge.

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  • November 22, 1963

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  • Aug. 25, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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  • April 19, 2021, 11:03 a.m.

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  • 32.84496317856539, -96.85182505

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Stoughton, Cecil W. [Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes], photograph, November 22, 1963; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177458/: accessed October 6, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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