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Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 15, Number 02, Fall, 2003

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "People Who Shaped Dallas."
Date: 2003
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Crowd by Train Depot

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people waiting at a train depot for Teddy Roosevelt's train to arrive. Beyond the crowd is the train depot, and behind that is a three-storey building. A hand-written note on the photograph reads, "4,000 people to greet Teddy Roosevelt, Abilene, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several people are sitting at long tables covered with table cloths. A sign on the wall above says, "Lyndon Johnson, A leader to lead the nation."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several men and women are standing near a podium while others nearby applaud. On the wall behind is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A Leader to Lead the Nation."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. A man and woman are standing at a podium. Several people nearby are applauding. On the wall behind is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A Leader to Lead the Nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several men and women are standing near a podium while others nearby applaud. On the wall behind is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson and a sign that says, "Lyndon Johnson, A Leader to Lead the Nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Photograph of a Democratic Party banquet at Rose Field House in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several people are sitting at long tables covered with table cloths. A sign on the wall above says, "Lyndon Johnson, A leader to lead the nation."
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy photograph of a Democratic Party banquet in honor of Lyndon B. Johnson. Several people are standing at long tables covered with table cloths. A sign on the wall above says, "Lyndon Johnson, A leader to lead the nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 10, Number 02, Fall, 1998

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Dallas in the 1960s."
Date: 1998
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Diaz Ordaz - 1965-03-27]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico, March 27, 1965. Herrera discusses former President JOhn F. Kennedy and current President Lyndon B. Johnson, as well as other Texas politicians.
Date: March 27, 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Clifton Carter - 1964-01-11]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to Clifton Carter, assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson, informing Herrera that the Democrats of Harris County will be meeting to pledge support for Johnson and continue to work with Latin American organizations across Texas to create unity among Hispanics in the Democratic Party.
Date: January 11, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Lyndon Baines Johnson The Right Man

Description: Poem by Steven Feore of Houston, Texas, in support of Lyndon B. Johnson for President over Barry Goldwater.
Date: unknown
Creator: Feore, Steven
Item Type: Poem
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera, page two - 1962-02-13]

Description: Second page of a letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to John J. Herrera giving Herrera updates on Texas politics. Idar, Jr. mentions that John B. Connally and Will Wilson "fell flat on their faces" during their committee interviews, but speaks positively of Price Daniel's comportment. Dr. George Sanchez is mentioned as defying the majority and attempting to split their group.
Date: February 13, 1962
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

College Bulletin, Number 95, November 1, 1921

Description: This bulletin includes two outlines titled, "Woman's Citizenship Problems" and, "Americanization" as well as a forward at the beginning and suggested reading at the end.
Date: November 1, 1921
Creator: Texas State College for Women. College of Industrial Arts.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 20, Number 02, Fall, 2008

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Four Educators: Four Independent Spirits."
Date: 2008
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

A History of Smith County, Texas

Description: This thesis gives an overview of the history of Smith County, Texas. The chapters, according to the Table of Contents: Topography and Earliest Indian Life; The Cherokees; The Expulsion of the Cherokees; The Exploration and Beginnings of Smith County; Frontier Smith County, 1846-1851; The Ante-Bellum Period, 1860-1874; The Railroads and Their Influences, 1870-1900; Post Civil War Politics and Society, 1870-1900; and The Major Industrial Period.
Date: May 1944
Creator: Ward, William R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

LULAC head raps Connally

Description: Article titled "LULAC head raps Connally" by Richard Vara interviews League of United Latin American Citizens National President Manuel Gonzales regarding the lack Hispanics in federal appointments and Gonzales's disapproval of the potential appointment of John Connally as President Gerald Ford's vice president.
Date: 197u
Creator: Vara, Richard
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Oral History - Karen Hughes

Description: This article is a short biography of journalist and political advisor Karen Hughes, based on an oral history discussing her childhood, education, and career in journalism and advising within the Republican Party.
Date: 2012
Creator: Riddell, Brad & Harper, Savannah
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Karen Hughes, April 12, 2012

Description: Interview with Karen Hughes,a journalist and political advisor who worked in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career at KXAS-TV Channel 5. She also talks about her time as an advisor to George W. Bush, starting when he ran for governor in 1994.
Date: April 12, 2012
Creator: Riddell, Brad & Hughes, Karen, 1957-
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Grinstead's Graphic, July 1924

Description: Monthly magazine containing human-interest stories, editorials, articles about the Hill Country region of Texas, and fictional stories.
Date: July 1924
Creator: Grinstead, J. E. (Jesse Edward), 1866-1948
Partner: Schreiner University