The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997 Page: 82
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Opposite page: Lyndon Baines Johnson, 196o, by Bruce Roberts. CN 08833.
Courtesy Bruce Roberts Photograph Collectzon, Center for American Hzstory, Universzty of
Texas at Austin.
While campaigning as John F. Kennedy's vice-presidential running mate, LBJ
looks out a train window. Award-winning photographer Bruce Roberts traveled
throughout the South during the 1950s, 196os, and 1970s, capturing images of
the civil rights movement, poverty in Appalachia, the Ku Klux Klan, Head Start
teachers working with students, religious leaders, and political figures. His pho-
tographs earned him acclaim from both his peers and the public, and they are
an important resource documenting that critical era in American and Southern
This photograph is among the more than o,ooo that Roberts has donated to
the Center for American History, and is part of the exhibition titled "Southern
Faces: The Photojournalism of Bruce Roberts, 1956-1978," on display at the
Center until August 31.
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