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Interview with George Christian, 1984

Description: Interview with George Christian, former Press Secretary for President Lyndon B. Johnson and author of the book "The President Steps Down." In the interview, Christian discusses his perspective of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, as well as his time as Press Secretary.
Date: 1984
Creator: Christian, George & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Newspaper Clipping: As A Nation Grieves]

Description: Newspaper clipping of two black and white photos. The first photo shows a man passing the American flag at half-mast in front of the Rayburn Library, and includes a short description. The second photo shows Vice-President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson supposedly walking towards the Sam Rayburn family home, and a includes short description. On the back of the clipping is part of a spread encouraging people to go to church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Newspaper Clipping: Victory Smiles]

Description: Newspaper clipping, about Sam Rayburn and Lyndon B. Johnson smiling because of a victory in the House and Senate. Sam Rayburn leading the House of Representatives and Lyndon B. Johnson leading Senate in the 84th Congress. On the back there is an advertisement for a steak.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson with Signature]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon B. Johnson, an older middle-aged man with graying hair and dark eyebrows, shown from the chest up. The man is wearing a dark suit jacket with a dark tie, a light-colored pocket square in his left breast-pocket, and a small pin on his left lapel. The background is out of focus, but may depict a bookcase full of books. The picture has a thick, white border surrounding it, upon which Lyndon B.Johnson has signed his name.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of John Ben Shepperd's Family with Memorial Plaque]

Description: Photograph of a young woman, who is looking at the camera and is wearing a high-neck, long-sleeve dress with small circles arranged in straight lines running vertically up and down the dress. To her right, an older middle-aged man in a dark pinstriped suit is holding a small girl wearing a short dress with a small bow on her head in his arms. The small group is gathered to the right of a large plaque with the words, "Library of the Presidents, A Memorial To John Ben Shepperd, Jr., 1942-1970." The plaque is resting in front of a wooden podium on a short platform. In the background, a man in a dark suit is standing in front of bookshelves against the back wall, under a hanging picture of Abraham Lincoln.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of John Ben Shepperd's Family and President Johnson]

Description: Photograph of a young woman, who is looking at the camera and is wearing a high-neck, long-sleeve dress with small circles arranged in straight lines running vertically up and down the dress. To her right, an older middle-aged man in a dark pinstriped suit is kneeling down and holding a small girl wearing a short dress with a small bow on her head in his arms. The man is gesturing to a large plaque to his left, with the words, "Library of the Presidents, A Memorial To John Ben Shepperd, Jr., 1942-1970." The plaque is resting in front of a wooden podium on a short platform. In the background, a few women are standing in no particular arrangement in front of bookshelves sitting against the back wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of President and Mrs. Johnson at Memorial]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson standing to the left of a middle-aged man in a dark suit, who is standing to the left of and gesturing to a large, landscape-oriented plaque. President Johnson is an older middle-aged man with graying hair and a dark, pinstriped suit, while Lady Bird Johnson is wearing a light pink skirt suit with a large pink and dark polka dot neck scarf. The plaque bears the raised profile of a man, with text inscribed to the right of it. The small group is standing in front of a wooden podium, in a low-ceiling library room with bookshelves against the wall in the background. Other men wearing suits are visible in the background, and there is a woman in long-sleeve gingham dress standing just to the right of the plaque.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of President Johnson at Memorial Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson standing on either side of a middle-aged man in a dark suit with glasses and a wide floral, striped tie. President Johnson is an older middle-aged man wearing a dark pinstriped suit, while Lady Bird Johnson, a middle-aged woman with dark hair, is wearing a short-sleeved, skirt-suit with a large polka dot neck-scarf. Behind and to the right of the three people, two men in suits are standing and looking at the group. In the background, on the left, past President Johnson's shoulder, another man is visible holding a camera close to his face. The people are in a low-ceiling room with bookshelves against the back wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of President and Mrs. Johnson with Memorial Plaque]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson standing to the left of a middle-aged man in a dark suit, who is standing behind and to the left of a large, landscape-oriented plaque. President Johnson is an older middle-aged man with graying hair and a dark, pinstriped suit, while Lady Bird Johnson is wearing a light pink skirt suit with a large pink and dark polka dot neck scarf. The plaque bears the raised profile of a man, with text inscribed to the right of it. The small group is standing in front of a wooden podium, in a low-ceiling library room with bookshelves against the wall in the background. Other men wearing suits are visible in the background, and there is an open wood door in the back wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of President Johnson Giving Speech]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson standing behind a wood podium with three microphones on it, standing in a low-ceiling room with bookshelves against the back wall, which has a painting of Abraham Lincoln on it. President Johnson is an older middle-aged man with light gray hair, and is wearing a dark pinstriped suit with a dark, wide tie. There are four people standing and clapping behind President. The man on the left is wearing a light khaki suit, and is standing to the right of an American on a flagpole. The other three people on the right include a middle-aged man in a dark suit with glasses, Lady Bird Johnson, who is wearing a light pink skirt-suit, and another middle-aged man wearing a dark suit.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of President and Mrs. Johnson at Ceremony]

Description: Photograph, taken at an angle from the right, of President Lyndon Baines Johnson with his wife Lady Bird Johnson standing just to the left of a large plaque in the middle of a large group of people in a low-ceiling room. President Johnson is wearing a dark suit and tie, while Mrs. Johnson is wearing a short-sleeved skirt-suit, and the two are standing with a middle-aged man in a dark suit. On the right of the plaque, which has the raised profile of a man, a woman wearing a light and dark patterned dress is standing with her back mostly to the camera. Behind the small group standing around the plaque, a man in a dark suit with glasses stands behind a podium on a short platform, while another man in a light-colored suit sits on a chair on the platform. The backs of the heads of four elderly people sitting down are visible at the bottom of the photo, while in the background, a group of people is visible standing in front of a line of bookshelves against the back wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of Portrait of President Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Photograph of a large painted portrait of President Lyndon B. Johnson, hanging in an ornate gold frame on a white wall in the back left corner of a light brown-carpeted room. Lyndon B. Johnson is shown from the waist up, wearing a dark suit and tie and standing behind a chair in an office. Three-dimensional gold letters hanging above the painting read, "The President of the United States," with a small rectangular wood and metal-plated plaque hanging just underneath. A large white light fixture is just visible at the top right corner of the photo, attached to the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[Photograph of Shepperd and President Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Close-up photograph of two men in dark business suits standing facing slightly left and looking down, shown from the waist up. The man on the left has light-colored hair and dark eyebrows, and is wearing a shiny tie with his suit and light-colored dress shirt. The man on the right has dark, straight, slicked back hair and is wearing a pin-striped suit with a dark, solid tie, and eyeglasses. The two men are standing in a room with wood paneling and crown-molding, which is just visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

Lyndon Johnson

Description: Lyndon Johnson, in a suit, standing beside a large sign which reads: "Site of the Nation's First Federal Underground Center, Denton, Texas." Opened in February 1964, this center ultimately became known as the "FEMA Region VI Federal Regional Center". It was the first protected underground federal regional emergency operating center built in the nation.
Date: September 29, 1959
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Signed portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson sitting in a leather chair. He wrote "For Speaker Rayburn- To a great Texan who has made his country, his party, and his times greater. With warm admiration- Lyndon B. Johnson".
Date: unknown
Creator: Moss Photo
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum