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[Charles Wilson Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson. This photograph was a personal favorite of Barbara and Charlie Wilson. Taken October 7, 2003. Charles Bogel is the photographer.
Date: October 7, 2003
Creator: Bogel, Charles
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Anti- Big Thicket Expansion Protest Sign]

Description: Photograph of East Texans protesting expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve on April 29, 1989. Their sign reads "Give me Liberty or Give me death, but Don't Give me 'Charlie'." Congressman Charles Wilson supported the expansion of the area protected by the federal government, an opinion that put him at odds with some of his constituents, particularly private property owners and those who made their living from the forest products industry.
Date: April 29, 1989
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Buddy Temple Gives Speech at Wilson's Governor Day]

Description: Photograph of State representative Buddy Temple, friend of Charlie Wilson, speaking at Wilson's Governor for a Day ceremony at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas on December 2, 1972. Behind him are Charlie Wilson and his first wife Jerry, and Lufkin attorney Martin Dies. Judge John Hannah was also in attendance.
Date: December 2, 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson and Ben Barnes]

Description: Photograph of Senator Charles Wilson receiving the gavel from Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes upon his appointment as chairman of the Texas Senate Banking Committee, February 6, 1969.
Date: February 6, 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson and his Mobile Office 1979]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson standing in front of his "mobile office" in 1979. He and his office staff used the RV to travel to different cities throughout his large, rural congressional district, in order to meet with constituents.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson at Deweyville Post Office]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson at a flag raising ceremony at the post office in Deweyville, Texas in February 1981. Deweyville High School students look on.
Date: February 1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Campains with Ann Richards and Miss Texas]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson, Governor Ann Richards, and Miss Texas Rhonda Morrison in the parking lot of the Angelina County Exposition Center in Lufkin, Texas at the conclusion of their day-long helicopter tour. The tour occurred during the 1992 campaign on October 14, and began in Orange with stops in Silsbee, Jasper, and Center. After ceremonies at the Exposition Center, it concluded with a reception at Crown Colony Country Club.
Date: October 14, 1992
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center