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Governor Connally visiting ITC construction site

Description: Photograph of Texas Governor John Connally at the construction site for the Institute of Texan Cultures, which was the Texas state pavilion at HemisFair '68. He is shaking hands with two construction workers who are wearing hard hats. There are two other unidentified men in the photograph.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Hubert Humphrey Campaign Rallies

Description: In 1968, then-Vice President Hubert Humphrey won the Democratic Party’s nomination for president and embarked upon a national tour to build support for his candidacy. Included amongst the many stops he made were visits to Fort Worth and Dallas, captured in this footage. After landing at Carswell Field, Humphrey visits with several Texas politicians, including Governor of Texas John Connally and United States Congressman Jim Wright of Fort Worth. He then delivers speeches at a public rally and a campaign dinner. Next, Humphrey flies to Dallas, where he speaks at another campaign rally. First Lady Lady Bird Johnson also makes an appearance.
Date: 1968
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library