Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 4 (IV), 2/4/191978, by Michael L. Gillette

Title:

Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 4 (IV), 2/4/191978, by Michael L. Gillette

Number of Pages:

36

Description:

Lady Bird Johnson's June 1934 trip to New York City with Cecille Harrison; receiving LBJ's name and contact information from Gene Boehringer; touring New York City; traveling from New York City to Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Johnson's impressions of Washington, D.C. and the sites she visited; career plans; projects Mrs. Johnson planned at her father's Brick House; how Mrs. Johnson met LBJ for the first time in Austin; LBJ's marriage proposal and their brief courtship; meeting LBJ's family; Sam Ealy Johnson's financial difficulties; the relationship between LBJ and his father; LBJ's mother, Rebekah Johnson; Mrs. Johnson's trip with LBJ to San Marcos, the King Ranch, and Corpus Christi; the Kleberg family, including Alice Gertrudis King Kleberg, Richard, Bob, and Mamie; taking LBJ to meet her father, T. J. Taylor; her decision to marry LBJ; LBJ attending law school.

Contributor:

Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

Collection:

LBJ Library Oral Histories

Collection Description:

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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-19780204-4-11-12

Date:

1978-02-04

Time Period:

Post-Presidential (Jan. 21, 1969-)