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[Charles Wilson With Moroccan Tank]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson posing in front of a tank (identified as Moroccan M113A1) somewhere in the Middle East, possibly in Egypt or Israel.
Date: unknown
Partner: The History Center

[Harry Reasoner Interviews Charles Wilson in Pakistan]

Description: Photograph of Harry Reasoner interviewing Congressman Charles Wilson for a CBS 60 Minutes television program, in Pakistan in May or June 1988. The signs "Little Ben" and "Big Ben" are in the background.
Date: 1988-05/1988-06
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Speaks at Vidor Rotary]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson speaking at a Vidor Rotary Club meeting and Optimist Meeting in July 1978.
Date: July 1978
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson at Deweyville Post Office]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson at a flag raising ceremony at the post office in Deweyville, Texas in February 1981. Deweyville High School students look on.
Date: February 1981
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson at Dayton Townhall]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson meeting with constituents at a town hall meeting in Dayton, Texas in July 1978.
Date: July 1978
Partner: The History Center

[Naval Academy Class of 1956]

Description: Photograph of United States Naval Academy Cadets, presumably the class of 1956. Charles N. Wilson is on the top row, fourth from the left.
Date: 1956
Partner: The History Center

[Latane Temple Welcomes Charles Wilson to Temple Lumber]

Description: Photograph of Latane Temple welcoming state representative Charles Wilson to the sales and public relations staff of Temple Lumber Company in 1961. This photograph was taken at the company's main office, which was located at 4807 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas.
Date: 1961
Partner: The History Center

[Young Democrats 1964]

Description: Photograph of Charles Wilson and young democrats in Angelina County, Texas. In October 1964 Young Democrats of Angelina County launched a countywide bumper sticker campaign in Lufkin, Diboll, Clawson, Huntington, and Zavalla. Here one of the teams poses outside the Democratic Headquarters in Lufkin. Left to right: Gary Horton, Lisa Denman, Tre Denman, Richard Warner, Charles Wilson. The photograph appears in the October 11, 1964 issue of the Diboll Free Press.
Date: October 11, 1964
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson outside Texas Capitol]

Description: Photograph of State representative Charles Wilson outside of the Texas capitol with three supporters. Left to right: Joe Ned Dean, District Judge for Trinity County, Claudette Lowe of Lufkin, and Jeannie Wayland, who was Wilson's administrative assistant. April 22, 1965.
Date: April 22, 1965
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson and Ben Barnes]

Description: Photograph of Senator Charles Wilson receiving the gavel from Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes upon his appointment as chairman of the Texas Senate Banking Committee, February 6, 1969.
Date: February 6, 1969
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Governor for Day]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Wilson signing papers at his Governor for a Day ceremony on December 2, 1972 at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas. Chief R. F. Battise sits to Wilson's left.
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center

[Buddy Temple Gives Speech at Wilson's Governor Day]

Description: Photograph of State representative Buddy Temple, friend of Charlie Wilson, speaking at Wilson's Governor for a Day ceremony at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas on December 2, 1972. Behind him are Charlie Wilson and his first wife Jerry, and Lufkin attorney Martin Dies. Judge John Hannah was also in attendance.
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Speaks to Alabama Coushatta Boys]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Wilson standing among several Alabama-Coushatta Indian boys at his Governor for a Day ceremony on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas. December 2, 1972.
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Governor for a Day]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Wilson holding a seal of the Trinity River Authority of Texas at his Governor for a Day ceremony on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas. December 2, 1972.
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center

[John Hannah and Charles Wilson]

Description: Photograph of State Representative John Hannah introducing Charlie Wilson, President Pro-Tem of the Texas Senate, as Governor of Texas for a day at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation on December 2, 1972. State Representative Buddy Temple served as master of ceremonies and Judge Martin Dies Jr. swore Wilson into office. A reported 5,000 people were in attendance, including a complete National Guard unit that provided a 19-gun salute from 105mm howitzers. The mat is inscribed "To John, my trusted friend and guru, Charlie"
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center

[Chief Batisse and Charles Wilson]

Description: Photograph of R.F. Batisse, Chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe in Texas, and Charles Wilson in December 1972 during the Governor for a Day celebrations.
Date: December 1972
Partner: The History Center

[Wilson Temple Shepherd 1973]

Description: Photograph of Charles Wilson, Buddy Temple, and Margie Shepherd, September 1973.
Date: 1973
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson in Israel in Captured Tank ]

Description: Photograph of US Congressman Charles Wilson sitting atop a captured Russian-made Egyptian tank in Israel in December 1973. Diboll Free Press Collection, The History Center, Diboll, Texas. Following the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War, East Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson inspected this Russian-built T-62 tank captured by Israel. Wilson, as a member of the Near East subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, visited Israel comparing U.S. military equipment to that of Russia. Wilson concluded in a December 1973 newspaper column that we were “growing lax in our preparedness,” as he thought our best equipment was not as advanced as what Russia was then supplying Egypt and Syria.
Date: December 1973
Partner: The History Center