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  • Lady Bird Johnson's Daily Diary entry, 1/28/1969
  • Lady Bird Johnson's Daily Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson's Daily Diary entry, 1/21/1969
  • Lady Bird Johnson's Daily Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson's Daily Diary entry, 1/25/1969
  • Lady Bird Johnson's Daily Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Biographical information; met LBJ in 1945 at dinner with Lady Bird; in 1955 saw him at Tommy's funeral; saw Lady Bird at family affairs as an old friend
  • /show/loh/oh GLICK -- I -- 2 G: Long Island. Great Neck, Long Island. Me: And your husband still practices there? G: Yes. Mc: And when did you meet Lady Bird Johnson? G: That would be hard to say, because I've known lady Bird for so many
  • Bird? T: Well, do you want to know the Johnsons, or do you want to know when I first met Lady Bird? M: When did you first meet Lady Bird? T: Lady Bird went to school here, and in all probability I was a senior when she was a freshman. She and her
  • T.J. Taylor; Mrs. Taylor; Aunt Effie Pattillo; Karnackl school; Lady Bird; local activist friends; St. Mary's; the University of Texas; LBJ; personal impressions
  • and wonderful man. He was a very stern disciplinarian, but always gentle and loving and understanding as far as Lady Bird was concerned. There wasn't anythi_og in his store that we couldn't have; no matter how many friends came to the store at lunchtime
  • Minnie Lee Pattillo Taylor, Lady Bird Johnson's mother; Mrs. Taylor's appearance and personality; the Brick House; Lady Bird Johnson's Aunt Effie; Lady Bird attending St. Mary's College in Dallas; the Taylor family when Lady Bird was very young; Mr
  • in the house where Mr. Taylor later moved, and that's the house in which Lady Bird was born. At the time that we first met Miss Minnie, as we called her--her name was Minnie Lee Pattillo, and all their friends and my mother called her Minnie and I called her
  • Lady Bird decides not to travel to Palm Springs; Lady Bird reminisces about driving road to Austin; Lady Bird to KTBC; Lady Bird & Jesse Kellam to airport to meet Liz Carpenter; lunch; VIPs arriving for Headliners Club annual celebration; bad
  • Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/31/1969 (Friday)
  • Sound Recordings of Lady Bird Johnson's Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
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  • Invitations to Lady Bird Johnson
  • Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 39 (XXXIX), 8/1994, by Harry Middleton
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  • or transcribed versions of Interview XXXIX with Lady Bird Johnson are available. The recording could not be found when the interviewer, Harry Middleton, returned from Martha's Vineyard, where the interview was conducted in August of 1994. The interview covered
  • The Taylor family life in Marshall; Lady Bird’s parents, habits, home arrangement, lifestyle; description of Lady Bird’s mother’s illness and funeral; Lady Bird at Marshall High and college years; Lady Bird’s father’s second wife (Ruth Scoggins
  • : There was some disagreement between them. was from that altogether. I don't know whether it But she was an eccentric-type person. did not like Mr. Taylor but she did like Lady Bird. She Lady Bird and I used to visit her when Lady Bird would come home from
  • The Woods' involvement in LBJ's 1948 Senate campaign against Coke Stevenson; organizing a women's tea in Seguin for Lady Bird Johnson and her auto accident with Marietta Moody Brooks on the way to the tea; the Weinert family's control over support
  • and they rolled over in a ditch a time or two [see Brooks' account of the accident in her oral history interview]. Lady Bird--well, I've heard about it and somebody said that Marietta was down at Dr. Williams' office--she's not still living, is she? G: Yes. 2
  • [For interview 1 and 2] Biographical information; St. Mary’s in Dallas; classes; faculty; Aunt Effie; activities; Lady Bird’s family; Caddo Lake; University of Texas life; friends; leaving college; LBJ; Selden’s marriage.
  • remember two plays that we put on there. One was The Importance of Being Earnest--done very well, I thought. believe that Bird was in that as a butler! I I know Helen Bird was excellent as Lady Bracknell, and one of my other good friends, Harriet North
  • [For interview 1 and 2] Biographical information; St. Mary’s in Dallas; classes; faculty; Aunt Effie; activities; Lady Bird’s family; Caddo Lake; University of Texas life; friends; leaving college; LBJ; Selden’s marriage.
  • through the South, the Lady Bird Special? S: Yes. No, I didn't see her during the trip through the South, and I can't tell you why, but I'm sure there was a pretty good reason I couldn't. She didn't of course get to Chapel Hill. reason I couldn't get
  • Hollers; LBJ's rally in Austin's Woolridge Park where he dispelled rumors regarding his personal finances; LBJ's investments; LBJ's efforts to maintain military establishments in his congressional district; Lady Bird Johnson's role in the 1946 campaign
  • --contracts for Lady Bird's father, Mr. [T. J.] Taylor, with the federal government, and Mr. Johnson hadn't done that. He wasn't anything but a congressman. How could he be effective over in East Texas in getting the federal government to do something
  • Lady Bird has breakfast with LBJ; Lady Bird selects items for 5th floor and office at the Federal Office Building; Lady Bird discusses publication of her diary with publisher; Lady Bird decides on her Secret Service coverage; Lady Bird drives
  • Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/28/1969 (Tuesday)
  • Sound Recordings of Lady Bird Johnson's Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • Senator Robert Taft stepping down as Senate majority leader in 1953 and later dying; the Texas drought; LBJ's travel throughout Texas in the summer of 1953; C. T. McLaughlin; Mrs. Ben Powell; Lady Bird Johnson's efforts to improve her public
  • Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 34 (XXXIV), 2/23/1991, by Michael L. Gillette
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  • : February 23, 1991 INTERVIEWEE: LADY BIRD JOHNSON INTERVIEWER: Michael L. Gillette PLACE: LBJ Ranch, Stonewall, Texas Tape 1 of 1, Side 1 G: You were talking about-- J: Taft. June of 1953 was ushered in by Senator [Robert] Taft, majority leader
  • presidential campaign; LBJ's interest in women's rights and putting women in leadership roles; LBJ's 1960 visit to Harry Truman while planning a whistlestop tour; women doing advance work in the 1960 presidential campaign; Lady Bird Johnson's 1964 whistlestop
  • . Gillette PLACE: Representative Boggs' office, Washington, D.C. Tape 1 of 1 G: [What are your] earliest recollections of Lyndon Johnson? B: Well, I suppose my earliest contact with the Johnsons was really through Lady Bird. When my husband and I
  • Taylor family history; Mrs. Johnson's immediate family; business dealings of T.J. Taylor, Lady Bird Johnson's father; Taylor's and Lady Bird's childhoods and education; how Taylor met LBJ; LBJ's early political career; comparing the personalities
  • ://www.lbjlibrary.org ORAL HISTORY TRANSCRIPT Lyndon B. Johnson Library Oral Histories [NAID 24617781] More on LBJ Library oral histories: http://discoverlbj.org/exhibits/show/loh/oh Taylor -- I -- 4 T: I was three years older than Lady Bird. G: Okay. What did
  • Efforts to establish a historic site at Lady Bird Johnson's childhood home in Karnack, Texas; early planning for the National Wildflower Research Center; the first board of directors for the Center; Carlton Lees' assistance in writing the charter
  • it, in Lady Bird Johnson Park," which in 1969 had been named after Lady Bird at my suggestion, by Stewart Udall. This is on the Virginia side of the Potomac River between the Memorial Bridge and the 14th Street Bridge. That was all that was said about
  • ; shipbuilding operations; contractor, etc.; Bird as congressional liaison; Bird as naval aide to LBJ; LBJ and blacks; LBJ as VP; LBJ and Truman; Bay of Pigs; LBJ and Adenauer
  • Oral history transcript, Horace V. (Dick) Bird, interview 1 (I), 5/16/1980, by Michael L. Gillette
  • Bird, Horace V. (Horace Virgil), 1912-1984
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  • [is] because we were sort of a fivesome, with Carleen, Lyndon and Lady Bird . dinner and out a lot together . So we went to As I mentioned, Lady Bird and I always called each other cousins, although I really don't think we were . anyway, we were kissing
  • Rooming with Lady Bird at the University of Texas in 1932; a Thanksgiving in Karnack; graduation trip to New York and Washington, D.C.; meeting LBJ; LBJ-Lady Bird wedding; Aunt Effie; a visit to the White House; Lady Bird evaluated
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • and it would be better to stay in Texas, so I went to the univers ity. I really can't tell you how I came to room with Bird, and I shall call her Bird throughout, if you don't mind. I suppose my mother arranged it_through the school, because it was a boarding
  • The creation of the LBJ Memorial Grove and the committee that oversaw its planning; finding stone in Texas to create a megalith for the memorial; the location of the memorial in Lady Bird Johnson Park and the creation of the Lady Bird Johnson Park
  • to Shreveport, Louisiana, in Laurance's plane and rented a car, and we drove to Marshall, Texas, where we met Lady Bird. We looked at the house, and again Mrs. Taylor was not present. Her [Mrs. Johnson's] stepmother's son showed us the house. We got back to New
  • LBJ & Lady Bird have coffee; Lady Bird reads while LBJ telephones & watches television; Johnsons go for walk; tourists on Ranch Road 1; group of African-American children from St. Paul's School, 500 miles away, wait to sing for the Johnsons; LBJ
  • Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/21/1969 (Tuesday)
  • Sound Recordings of Lady Bird Johnson's Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
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  • LBJ & Lady Bird swim; LBJ is exercising regularly; Lady Bird is trying to organize LBJ Ranch & items from their Washington homes, and decorating the LBJ Ranch; hair styled; sorting materials for LBJ Library; Johnsons to Luci Nugent's home in Austin
  • Audio diary and annotated transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, 1/25/1969 (Saturday)
  • Sound Recordings of Lady Bird Johnson's Diary
  • Lady Bird Johnson's White House Diary
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • Lady Bird Johnson personal
  • exkauAiJjn^. ik A o u ^ five ik e Jum and t o Hel e n e . 3 i ut aA mcj dj ej i i aJ L years. Lyndon Lynda Bird ik e a n j d J t k en . a n d we. w o A A e d ^0 A. a 6 o u t w o u J d cxi i . ck n oi rm. a n d >i end^g. papej tA afternoon
  • How Rather went to work for LBJ; LBJ's work on National Youth Administration (NYA) projects on the West Coast before shipping out with the navy in World War II; Lady Bird Johnson's interest in photography, movie-making and drama; Rather's
  • Naval Affairs Committee work, was something that I hardly knew anything about. The Naval Affairs Committee had its own staff. I only know that he did go to the West Coast, that Lady Bird either went with him or joined him out there but didn't stay very
  • store and bought some bicarbonate soda, got a paper cup, got some water and stirred it up, and he drank it. We went on down to George Brown's house. As I recollect, I think Lady Bird was already there. In any event, Clint Anderson, Senator Anderson
  • in the navy; Weber witnessing LBJ's last will and testament; Weber's and LBJ's awareness of how the navy was doing in the war; the decision to have Lady Bird Johnson sign LBJ's correspondence while he was away on military duty; Lady Bird Johnson, Nellie
  • speak to that. See, this is a situation where he was not, obviously, coming in the office. He was not writing us any kind of informational letters. He was talking on the telephone occasionally and often to Lady Bird, I'm sure, but not to us much
  • personnel; LBJ's relationship with Congressman Carl Vinson, the Naval Affairs Committee Chair; the Big Inch pipeline; how Lady Bird Johnson got the money to buy the KTBC radio station; Mrs. Johnson's Aunt Effie Pattillo; LBJ's early talk of buying a small
  • . On the second floor there was their bedroom and then two smaller bedrooms for the girls and a tiny room--not a tiny room, but a small room that Lady Bird used as her office. She had her desk in there and she kept up with her correspondence and her business from
  • and visited. His Uncle George Johnson lived there. We were out to dinner with Lyndon and Lady Bird and Uncle George and one or two other of our friends, and I got to know her that way. The interesting thing I thought was after they were married and had
  • LBJ's opinion of accepting the vice-presidential nomination; how Lady Bird Johnson and LBJ's closest supporters felt about LBJ accepting the vice-presidential nomination; LBJ's activities immediately after the Democratic National Convention; trip
  • Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 43 (XLIII), 1/23/1996, by Harry Middleton
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  • : January 23, 1996 INTERVIEWEE: LADY BIRD JOHNSON INTERVIEWER: HARRY MIDDLETON PLACE: Acapulco, Mexico Tape 1 of 1, Side 1 M: This is tape number one, recorded in January 1996 with Lady Bird Johnson. We are half way into the year 1960
  • First meeting with Lady Bird; Lady Bird as a student; early impressions of Lady Bird; life at UT; the Matthews Rooming House; arrangements on meals; the DeWitt Reddicks; the Austin Women’s Club; recollections of Eugenia Boehringer Lasseter; Lady
  • Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
  • . But She would patter in with her hair rolled up, with her bathrobe on, and bring us our breakfast. [Lady] Bird was so funny. Sometimes we didn't care for the breakfast, and Bird would mix everything together, the orange juice over the cereal and milk
  • into it full force. He and Lady Bird came back, and we had a program, and he spoke to the school over there. I wasn't any longer in that school, but I went over, and lwas one of them on the platform with he and Lady Bird and the others, and it was good to see
  • Thomas Jefferson Taylor’s work; the education of all three Taylor children; how Lady Bird got her nickname; childhood activities; Doris Odam Powell; the siblings’ inability to be together, due to circumstance; early impressions of LBJ; hunting
  • /show/loh/oh Taylor -- I -- 2 Taylor, now Mrs. Lyndon Johnson, was about eight years younger than I. That means that she was born about 1912. My brother and I were both born in a frame house in the village of Karnack. Before Lady Bird was born he
  • LBJ's growing popularity throughout the state of Texas in the 1940s; work in LBJ's congressional office; LBJ's 1944 congressional opponent, Buck Taylor; efforts by oil men to defeat Sam Rayburn; Lynda Bird Johnson's birth and her name; LBJ's love
  • LBJ Presidential Library http://www.lbjlibrary.org ORAL HISTORY TRANSCRIPT Lyndon B. Johnson Library Oral Histories [NAID 24617781] More on LBJ Library oral histories: http://discoverlbj.org/exhibits/show/loh/oh Rather -- VI -- 9 Lady Bird
  • Lady Bird Johnson's early education at the Fern School; childhood friends; Mrs. Johnson's relationship with Dorris Powell and her mother, Mrs. Odom; Minnie Lee Pattillo's mental health; attending African-American churches as a child; Mrs. Johnson's
  • Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 2 (II), 8/13/191977, by Michael L. Gillette
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  • , 1977 INTERVIEWEE: LADY BIRD JOHNSON INTERVIEWER: MICHAEL L. GILLETTE PLACE: Mrs. Johnson's KTBC apartment, Austin, Texas Tape 1 of 1 G: I thought that we would talk about your early education and work up to St. Mary's if we have time. J
  • Hiring Gene and Helen Williams and their job duties; Lady Bird Johnson's massages; Sugar Pickle's health; Jac Gubbel's assistance in landscaping the LBJ Ranch and Mr. Erb's help with the trees and yard work; hiring a foreman for the LBJ Ranch; LBJ's
  • Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 28 (XXVIII), 3/15/1982, by Michael L. Gillette
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  • -1952 DATE: March 15, 1982 INTERVIEWEE: LADY BIRD JOHNSON INTERVIEWER: MICHAEL L. GILLETTE PLACE: Mrs. Johnson's apartment at KTBC, Austin, Texas Tape 1 of 1 J: In our personal lives, one of the happy things that happened to us that fall
  • Personal relationship with LBJ; LBJ and his family; LBJ as a young boy and relationship with his parents; early relationship with Alvin Wirtz; Allison's first meeting with Lady Bird; memory of Lady Bird as very shy; days at the Ranch
  • . another little interesting incident. And I'll tell you I don't know whether this is the time to tell it or not, but the first time that he brought Lady Bird to visit-B: Tell me about that. A: Well, we never had met her, but we were so anxious to meet
  • . say? R: Jim and I went to dinner there, and we would talk about the passing scene. I spent quite a lot of time with Lady Bird there because I was a member of her committee, and I used to see him then. Oh yes, and then in 1964 I wo rked in the East
  • Biographical information; Marshall High School in the 1920s; Lady Bird Johnson's brothers, Tommy and Tony Taylor, and her father, Thomas Jefferson Taylor; Hughes' contact with Lady Bird Johnson after the 1920s; items in the Harrison County
  • . Or maybe you did. Have you heard people mention her mother or the kind of woman that she was? H: Yes. A very good friend of mine from Hallsville taught down at the Baldwin School when Lady Bird was just a child. This girl lived--too bad she's dead now
  • Lady Bird Johnson's father's decline in health and death; story of Lady Bird Johnson's mother building up Mr. Taylor's health and physique early in their marriage; Mrs. Johnson's role in the 1960 presidential campaign; public speaking; Mrs
  • Oral history transcript, Lady Bird Johnson, interview 44 (XLIV), 1/26/191996, by Harry Middleton
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  • 26, 1996 INTERVIEWEE: LADY BIRD JOHNSON INTERVIEWER: HARRY MIDDLETON PLACE: Acapulco, Mexico Tape 1 of 1, Side 1 M: This is side number two of the tape made, oral history interview with Lady Bird Johnson in Acapulco, January 1996