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[Governor Beauford H. Jester signing bill]

Description: Photo of Governor Beauford H. Jester signing the bill referred to at that time as the "Negro Bill" . Austin, Texas.
Date: March 3, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor Beauford Jester and Mother

Description: Future governor, Beauford Jester, and his mother seated with two other men. Man to right of mother appears to be Allan Shivers.
Date: April 28, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Gov. Jester funeral

Description: Gov. Jester lying in state
Date: July 12, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Gov. Jester funeral

Description: Mourners viewing body of Gov. Jester
Date: July 12, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Gov. Jester Funeral

Description: Soldiers escorting coffin of Gov. jester
Date: July 12, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Gov. Jester funeral

Description: People viewing body of Gov. Jester
Date: July 12, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Harry Truman speaking from back of train]

Description: Photo of Harry Truman speaking from the back of train during his Whistle Stop tour. Austin, Texas. LBJ is immediately to Truman's left, and Gov. Jester is on the right.
Date: September 27, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Gov. Jester's Funeral]

Description: Photo of Gov. Jester's funeral. Austin, Texas.
Date: July 13, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor Jester, Football Team and Fish

Description: Governor Beauford Jester and a young man holding a large catfish. They are surrounded by a group of young men.
Date: September 21, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Governor Jester kissing the "Peach Queen"]

Description: Governor Jester giving the "Peach Queen" a kiss. There are two other men standing in the photo. Two baskets of peaches are sitting in the chairs beside them.
Date: March 19, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The "Phillip Morris Midget" standing on a desk next to Governor Jester]

Description: The "Phillip Morris Midget" standing on a desk next to Governor Jester in the Capitol building. The "Phillip Morris Midget" is holding boots in one hand and a certificate in the other. Governor Jester is holding a carton of Phillip Morris cigarettes.
Date: March 19, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Week, Volume 1, Number 4, August 31, 1946

Description: Weekly magazine containing Texas-related news and information: "Each week, Texas Week will present for you, through text and pictures, a concise summary of the significant news in the nation's greatest state. Included will be the most important news of state and local governments, business, industry and labor, agriculture and ranching, oil, books and the arts, religion, education and other vital phases of the state's political, economic, cultural and spiritual life" (p. 4, vol. 1, no. 1).
Date: August 31, 1946
Creator: Texas Week, Inc.
Partner: Private Collection of the Raymond B. Holbrook Family