Photographs

 

Lyndon B. Johnson Pre-Presidential Photographs, 1909 - 11/22/1963

  • 112 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright restrictions on approximately half the photographs

The series is comprised of about 16,000 photographs given to Lyndon B. Johnson or collected on his behalf, documenting the years from 1909 to 1963. The photographs document Johnson's personal life, his campaigns, and his official duties as the Congressman from the 10th District of Texas, Senator from Texas, and Vice President of the United States.

Formats include:

  • contact sheets 
  • negatives
  • prints

 Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 23829525]

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White House Photo Office Collection, 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969

Formats include:

This collection consists of photographs of President Lyndon B. Johnson, his family, friends, associates, and his political and social activities at the White House and on trips. They were taken by the White House staff photographers and by other government departments. The Photographic Card Index, created by the staff of the White House Photo Office with the help of military personnel detailed to the White House, contains a cross-reference to selected images taken during the Johnson administration.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 1153]

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Post-Presidential Collection (Photographs of Events Related to the LBJ Presidential Library, the LBJ Ranch, and President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, 1/20/1969 - 7/2003)

  • 26 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • 1 series
  • No copyright restrictions

Formats include:

  • contact sheets
  • negatives
  • prints

This series contains photographs taken with film cameras in the period after President Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) left the presidency and returned to Texas. It includes images of the LBJ Presidential Library, such as construction and the dedication, exhibits, and programs; selected events at the LBJ Ranch; and the related public activities of President and Mrs. Johnson. It also includes photographs of the President's funeral in 1973.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 24469308]

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Abbie Rowe Collection (Photographs and Related Materials Sent to the Johnson White House by the National Park Service, 11/22/1963 - 7/20/1967)

  • 9 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 100% digitized
  • 2 series:
    • Prints of Selected Photographs taken by Abbie Rowe, 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969
    • Attendee Lists, Notes, and Seating Charts Related to Prints of Selected Photographs taken by Abbie Rowe, 8/12/1956 - 7/20/1967
  • Public domain

The collection consists of selected photographs and related materials given to the Johnson White House by the National Park Service. The photographs were taken by Park Service photographer Abbie Rowe. The collection also includes lists of event attendees, hand-drawn seating diagrams, and the like.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 23652119]

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Art Kowert Collection (Records of Art Kowert, 1952-1963)

  • Less than 1 linear foot
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • No copyright restrictions

This series is comprised of photographic images of political, social, and family activities at the LBJ Ranch, near Stonewall Texas, and the vicinity.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 33985640]

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Austin American-Statesman Photograph Collection, 1937 - 1953

  • 5 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright restrictions on all photographs

This series consists of photographs of Lyndon B. Johnson's political activities in Texas, primarily of his 1941 campaign for the U.S. Senate. The photographs are from the files of the newspaper Austin American­-Statesman, located in Austin, Texas.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 33985762]

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Photographs by Frank Muto, 1948 - 1965

  • 11 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 50% digitized
  • 2 series:
    • Photographs of Lady Bird Johnson's Whistle Stop Campaign Tour, 10/6/1964 - 10/27/1964 ): 100% digitized
    • Photographs of Lyndon B. Johnson as Senator, Vice President, and President, 1948 - 1965
  • No copyright restrictions on most photographs 

This collection contains photographic negatives, contact sheets, and prints of images taken by Frank Muto, who worked as a photographer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee in the 1950s and 1960s. The photographs contain images of Lyndon B. Johnson as a Senator, Vice President, and President. Many of the images were captured during campaigns, especially the 1960 Presidential campaign and Lady Bird Johnson's 1964 Whistle Stop tour through the southern United States.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 26334931]

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Harry Ransom Photograph Collection, 1948 - 1966

  • 5 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright restrictions on all photographs

This series is comprised of black-and-white wire service photographic prints, and index cards containing image numbers, dates, and brief descriptions of the corresponding prints. Most of the images include Lyndon B. Johnson during the presidency. Some of the prints include captions as well.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 34025824]

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Photographs from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, 1948 - 1972

  • 1 linear foot
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright restrictions on most photographs

This series is comprised of black-and-white photographs of Lyndon B. Johnson's political activities, collected by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. All prints appear to be copies of wire service photos, and most images include the wire service caption information.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 34025828]

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Jim Cox Collection (Photographs of Houston, Texas, 1958 - 1965)

  • 5 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright restrictions on all photographs

The series consists of photographs taken by Jim Cox, primarily for the Houston Press, while covering news stories in the area around Houston, Texas.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 24282347]

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Photographs Documenting Life in Johnson City, Texas, 1875 - 1951

  • 2 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright restrictions on all photographs

The series consists of photographs depicting life in and around Johnson City, Texas, including pictures of many residents. The series includes images of parades, local businesses, and class photographs from the local schools..

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 24293721]

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Johnson Family Collection, ca. 1870-1969. Photographs of Lyndon B. Johnson's ancestors, parents, children, brothers and sisters and their families, and other relatives, dating from the 19th century to the 1960s. Copyright restrictions on most photographs. 460 photographs.

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Taylor Family Images , ca. 1926 - ca. 1968

  • 3 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright status unknown

The collection consists of photographs collected by Lady Bird Johnson, whose maiden name was Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor. She collected the images both before and after her marriage to Lyndon B. Johnson.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 596079]

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Rebekah Johnson's "Family Album" Images Collection, 1954 - 1954?

  • Less than 1 linear foot
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • 1 series
  • Copyright status unknown

The collection consists of images copied by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library from an album that Rebekah Baines Johnson gave her son, Lyndon Johnson, for Christmas in 1954.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 595633]

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Dorothy Territo Photographic Prints (Johnson Administration Photograph Working Files, ca. 1908 - 1972)

  • 120 linear feet
  • Available for research
  • Less than 1% digitized
  • 1 series
  • No copyright restrictions on most photographs

This series contains the working photographic print files maintained by Dorothy Territo, a White House staff member during the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson and later at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library.

Go to National Archives Catalog for complete collection and series descriptions [NAID: 18531506]

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Photographic Series in Textual Collections

Photographs of National Youth Administration Activities in Texas, 1938-1941

  • Part of: Papers of Charles C. Little, NAID 29915752 [See in NARA Catalog]
  • Less than 1 linear foot
  • Available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • No copyright restrictions on most photographs

This series is comprised of black-and-white photographs of National Youth Administration activities in Texas. 

 

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Drew Pearson Photographs

  • Part of: Papers of Drew Pearson, 1915 - 1969, NAID 568057 [See in NARA Catalog]
  • Available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • Copyright restrictions on all photographs

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John Connally Photographs

  • Part of: Papers of John B. Connally, 1938 - 1986, NAID 594227 [See in NARA Catalog]
  • Partly available for research
  • 0% digitized
  • Copyright restrictions on all photographs

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Wright Patman Photographs (Photographs from Congressional Office, ca. 1900 - 1976)

  • Part of: Papers of Wright Patman, 1919 - 1976, NAID 1073751 [See in NARA Catalog]
  • 24 linear feet
  • Not available for research
  • 10% digitized
  • Copyright restrictions on most photographs

The series is mostly comprised of photographic prints that document the Congressional career of Wright Patman, especially social, campaign, and other related events in Washington, D.C. and Texas' First Congressional District. Some are from the period before he became Congressman, and are related to his political career in Texas state politics. Very few are entirely unrelated to Patman's political career.

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Autographed Photographs

  • Part of: White House Handwriting File, 1938 - 1/1969, NAID 19077116 [See in NARA Catalog]
  • Available for research
  • Less than 1% digitized
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  • Copyright restrictions on most photographs

This series contains autographed photographs. Many contain the autograph of President Johnson, from his time as a Congressman through his Presidency. Other prints are signed by Johnson family members, including Lady Bird Johnson and Lynda Robb; U.S. Supreme Court Justices; other Presidents, including President Franklin D. Roosevelt; members on Congress; military officials such as General Curtis LeMay; and foreign heads of state. 

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[House of Representatives] Photographs, 1940 - 1948

This series contains photographs pertaining to Lyndon B. Johnson's campaign for U.S. House of Representatives in 1940, photographs of Johnson with political figures including Franklin D. Roosevelt, and photographs with Lady Bird Johnson.

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