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[Charles Wilson Donates Papers to SFA ]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Congressman Charles Wilson, (D-Lufkin) (second from left), who was warmly welcomed at a reception at Stephen F. Austin State University when he presented a collection of his official papers to the university's Ralph W. Steen Library. The collection includes Wilson's records while a senator in the Texas Legislature as well as federal papers since he has been a U.S. Congressman. Looking on as Wilson shows his scrapbook, which was kept during his senate term are (from left) Dr. William R. Johnson, president of SFA; Ernestine Hendry, associate dean of student development; Dr. David Cox, professor of political science; and Charles Haas, vice president of fiscal affairs.
Date: 1979

[Peyton Walters Mobile Office 1979]

Description: Photograph of Peyton Walters driving Congressman Charles Wilson's mobile office. Walters, a former Polk County judge, began working for Wilson in 1979 to manage his mobile office program. He later served as Wilson's chief of staff from about 1991-1996 when Wilson retired from Congress.
Date: 1979