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[Photograph of U.S.S. Texas President's Quarters Preparation]

Description: Photograph of a man making a bed in a small room on U.S.S. Texas. A note accompanying the photo describes the scene: "New York - Photo shows Felix Vergunia, steward of the U.S.S. Texas preparing the beds in the ship's quarters to be used by President Coolidge on his trip to Cuba to attend the Pan American Conference. The battleship is being made ready at the Navy yard here."
Date: January 2, 1928
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Flower Label from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Sam Rayburn]

Description: Label for flowers sent to Sam Rayburn in honor of his sixtieth birthday from President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The label has a picture of The White House and is addressed to "The Speaker of The House of Representatives." At the bottom of the label is text which reads "Perishable flowers. Keep from frost and extreme heat."
Date: January 6, 1941
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[1949 Inauguration Event Schedule]

Description: Card with a schedule of events for the 1949 inauguration written on it. The events range from Saturday, January 18 to Thursday, January 23, and include dinners at the Mayflower Hotel and a buffet luncheon at the White House.
Date: [1949-01-18..1949-01-23]
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[1949 Inauguration Ticket]

Description: Ticket to the 1949 inauguration ceremonies. The ticket reads: "President's Platform. Inauguration Ceremonies. January Twentieth, 1949. Admit the Bearer to the Senate Wing of the Capitol and through the Rotunda Door to the President's Platform" and is signed "Carl Hayden, Chairman, Committee on Arrangements." The back of the invitation is signed "Joseph C. Duke, Sergeant at Arms, U. S. Senate."
Date: January 20, 1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

The next four years

Description: An editorial from the New York Times endorsing George McGovern for the President of the United States.
Date: September 28, 1972
Creator: New York Times
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Lady Bird Johnson Waves

Description: Lady Bird Johnson waves to the crowd on the day of Lyndon Johnson's presidential election. To her left are President Lyndon B. Johnson and John Connally.
Date: November 3, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey - 1974]

Description: Form letter from the office of Congressman Bob Casey concerning the potential impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
Date: 1974
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Guest Speaking at Rice Hotel]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified guest speaking at a fundraiser for Barbara Jordan at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. Jordan, Mack Hannah, and Lyndon B. Johnson sit on stage behind the speaker. An enlarged photo of Jordan is visible in the background.
Date: October 21, 1971
Partner: Texas Southern University

[LBJ Shaking Hands]

Description: Photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson shaking hands with an unidentified guest during a campaign fundraiser for Barbara Jordan at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. Another man stands behind Johnson.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Bennett, Virtle F.
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan and Lyndon B. Johnson Posing]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan and Lyndon B. Johnson posing for photos at a fundraiser at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. People stand around them, and an enlarged photograph of Jordan is visible in the background. Johnson leans on a podium next to him.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Damon, Katy & Damon, Fred
Partner: Texas Southern University

Columnist attack hurt, Barry says

Description: Newspaper clipping from Houston Post about Barry Goldwater's remarks the effect of columnists and media during his campaign for President. Goldwater comments that these attach hurt his chances for the White House.
Date: November 5, 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from David Adame to Fellow LULACs - 1963-11-08]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Executive Director, directed to Fellow LULACs, printed on State Director of LULAC for Texas letterhead, and dated November 8, 1963. The letter invites LULAC members to the State Directors' Reception and Ball to honor Joe A. Garza and states that President John F. Kennedy and the First Lady have been invited to the event.
Date: November 8, 1963
Creator: Adame, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Fellow LULACs - 1963-12-04]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Fellow LULACs typed on "State Director of LULAC for Texas" letterhead and dated December 4, 1963. The letter addresses the recent reception and ball attended by President John F. Kennedy and other dignitaries and the assassination of President Kennedy the following day. Herrera asks for understanding for the shortened program at the reception due to Secret Service restrictions.
Date: December 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, July 21, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, on July 21, 1836, giving a brief overview of their attempts to raise money and volunteers in the United States while the revolution continues in Texas.
Date: July 21, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.; Archer, Branch T. & Wharton, William H.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History