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[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

[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

[Camp 1 Company Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company commissary at camp 1. Camp 1 was near the Rayville Ranch site in Trinity County, Texas, about 13 miles northwest of Diboll. It replaced the Angelina County camp called Lindsey Springs, and lasted from about 1907-1912.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Camp 2 Store Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the company store at Southern Pine Lumber Company camp 2. The camp was in the vicinity of Iris in Trinity County and operated from about 1907-1912.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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