[Lamar Fleming, Jr., Col. William B. Bates seated with unidentified men and Oveta Culp Hobby]

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Lamar Fleming, Jr.(far left), Col. William B. Bates (second from left) seated with unidentified men and Oveta Culp Hobby (far right) at formal lunch with microphone on table. Interior shot.

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Original print, black & white. 10" x 8"

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Bourdon, Edward A. c. 1953.

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston contributes photographs from the Robert Joy Collection. Joy, Houston's premiere portraitist, painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than forty years. Lawyers, politicians, and the socially elite of Houston were among those who sat for Joy. Photos in the collection, assembled over the course of his work, include those of Lillie Abercrombie, Robert E. Blaffer, Sarah Campbell Blaffer, Alfred C. Glassell Jr., William Clayton, Libbie Rice Farish, William Stamps Farish, Lamar Fleming, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Lamar Fleming, Jr.(far left), Col. William B. Bates (second from left) seated with unidentified men and Oveta Culp Hobby (far right) at formal lunch with microphone on table. Interior shot.

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Original print, black & white. 10" x 8"

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Lamar Fleming, Jr. (1892-1964) joined the Anderson, Clayton and Company cotton merchandiser in 1911. He was president from 1939 to 1953 and chairman of the board from 1953 to 1960. He served on the boards of the University of Houston, Rice University, the Kinkaid School, Texas Children's Hospital, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and Baylor University Medical Foundation. He was also vice chairman of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Commission on Foreign Economic Policy.

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Robert Joy Collection

Robert Joy, considered Houston's premiere portraitist, painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than forty years. Lawyers, politicians, and the socially elite of Houston were among those who sat for Joy. Photos in the collection, assembled over the course of his work, include those of Lillie Abercrombie, Robert E. Blaffer, Sarah Campbell Blaffer, Alfred C. Glassell Jr., William Clayton, Libbie Rice Farish, William Stamps Farish, Lamar Fleming, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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  • c. 1953

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Bourdon, Edward A. [Lamar Fleming, Jr., Col. William B. Bates seated with unidentified men and Oveta Culp Hobby], photograph, c. 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18601/: accessed July 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.