Lyndon Johnson’s Love Letters to Lady Bird

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)

Source: U.S. National Archives

 

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Film Footage of Washington in 1931

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