We found this photo at the National Archives. It was sent by Lyndon Johnson to his love, Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Taylor.

LBJ sent this photo to Lady Bird during their courtship. The caption reads "For Bird--A lovely girl with ideals, principles, intelligence, and refinement from her sincere admirer, Lyndon" (Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library)
LBJ sent this photo to Lady Bird during their courtship. The caption reads “For Bird–A lovely girl with ideals, principles, intelligence, and refinement from her sincere admirer, Lyndon” (Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library)
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Source: U.S. National Archives

Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.