Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 3 (III), 8/14/191977, by Michael L. Gillette

Title:

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 3 (III), 8/14/191977, by Michael L. Gillette

Number of Pages:

44

Description:

Lady Bird Johnson's social life in Marshall and Jefferson, Texas; Jay Gould's efforts to bring the railroad through Jefferson and Marshall; Mrs. Johnson's experience riding a bicycle; writing articles for the Marshall Parrot; the African-American colleges in Marshall and deciding how to address the president of Wiley College; Mrs. Johnson's experiences as a student at St. Mary's Episcopal School for Girls in Dallas; Mrs. Johnson's appreciation of, and participation in, theater; friends made at St. Mary's; Mrs. Johnson's first ride in a commercial airplane on a trip to Austin to consider attending the University of Texas (UT); Aunt Effie Pattillo's efforts to stay near Mrs. Johnson; Mrs. Johnson's experience living at Mrs. Felix Matthew's boarding house in Austin and eating at Wukasch's; Mrs. Johnson's experience with sororities at UT; professors, classes, and friends at UT; Dillingham's Pasture; horseback riding; Mrs. Johnson's male friends and her social life; the Minnesota mortgage moratorium; Huey Long's tenure as governor of Louisiana; Mrs. Johnson's political interests before meeting LBJ; enjoying the outdoors around Austin and other forms of inexpensive entertainment during the Depression; Wayne Livergood; Zachary and Elaine Scott; Mrs. Johnson writing for the Daily Texan; early career plans and ideas; how attending UT changed Mrs. Johnson's life; exploring Longhorn Cavern; Captain Roy Wilkinson Aldrich; land Mrs. Johnson's father purchased from the Haggerty family.

Contributor:

Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

Collection:

LBJ Library Oral Histories

Collection Description:

Go to List of Holdings

Series:

Transcripts of LBJ Library Oral Histories

Rights:

Possibly copyright restricted: see deed at end of transcript for details

Interviewee:

Lady Bird Johnson

Interviewer(s):

Michael L. Gillette

Specific Item Type:

Oral history

Type:

Text

Format:

Paper

Identifier:

oh-ctj-19770814-3-11-11

Date:

1977-08-14

Time Period:

Post-Presidential (Jan. 21, 1969-)