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Poage Library | LBJ - George Meyer Photos Collection
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About this collection

This Lyndon B. Johnson collection was begun in 1973 by George Meyer of Georgetown, Texas, for the purpose of assembling archives and artifacts that represent the private and public achievements of our 36th president. This LBJ collection includes items from Johnson's years as a student at Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos. His first position was in Washington as secretary to Richard M. Kleberg, congressman representing Texas' 14th District. In July 1935, Johnson was appointed director of the Texas National Youth Administration. In April 1937, he won election to represent Texas' 10th congressional District.


The collection's materials came from archives kept by members of his staff and others in his close circle. The collection also contains campaign items from most of his campaigns. This collection is unique in the political items hobby area for its breadth of coverage and historical value.

 

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