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[Texas Congressional Delegation]

Description: Photograph of members of the Texas Congressional Delegation at a dinner in Washington, D.C. Front row sitting left to right: Jake Pickle, Jim Wright, Jack Brooks, Lloyd Bentsen, Kika de la Garza, unidentified. Second row standing left to right: Ralph Hall, Mickey Leland, Kent Hance, Martin Frost, unidentified, Charles Wilson, unidentified, unidentified, Jim Mattox, Phil Gramm, unidentified, unidentified.
Date: 198u

[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