President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, and Governor John Connally at Randolph Air Force Base

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Image of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Governor John Connally of Texas, and other people standing in a podium booth in front of a crowd at Randolph Air Force Base, on July 4, 1968. Walter W. McAllister (Mayor of San Antonio) and William Sinkin are visible standing in the background. President Johnson visited San Antonio, Texas, on this day to take part in HemisFair '68 celebrations and festivities. Several ladies, wearing colorful festive type dresses and hats, are standing in line in the background. A portion of the Presidential aircraft, Air Force One, is also visible in the ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. July 4, 1968.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 591 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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Image of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Governor John Connally of Texas, and other people standing in a podium booth in front of a crowd at Randolph Air Force Base, on July 4, 1968. Walter W. McAllister (Mayor of San Antonio) and William Sinkin are visible standing in the background. President Johnson visited San Antonio, Texas, on this day to take part in HemisFair '68 celebrations and festivities. Several ladies, wearing colorful festive type dresses and hats, are standing in line in the background. A portion of the Presidential aircraft, Air Force One, is also visible in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.

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  • University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records, 1962-1995 (bulk 1964-1968) MS 31, Box 508, Folder 4

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • July 4, 1968

Start & End Dates

  • April 1968 - October 1968

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • June 21, 2016, 9:57 a.m.

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President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, and Governor John Connally at Randolph Air Force Base, photograph, July 4, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66309/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.