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W. "Stormy" Davis


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CONTENTS OF NOTEBOOK #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newspaper article

Article on I.W. Davis

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Front Man for the Voice with a Smile

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Newspaper article and picture clipping

Article on I.W. Davis w/ picture of I.W. Davis clipped from a newspaper

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Marj Wightman

Davis on Second Pin

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Program

Program for Democratic State Convention (Texas)

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Democratic State Convention

Democratic Party of Texas

Sept. 20, 1960

Stationary

Kennedy-Johnson Campaign Stationary (Texas), w/ Campaign hierarchy chart on reverse side)

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Envelope

Kennedy-Johnson Campaign Envelope (Texas)

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Memo (on Stationary)

Memo

To: "Texas Women Workers for Kennedy and Johnson"

From: "The Women's Division at Austin"

on Kennedy-Johnson Campaign Stationary (Texas), w/ Campaign hierarchy chart on reverse side)

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The Women's Division at Austin

Memorandum

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Manual

Campaign support organization start-up manual (for Texas student groups)

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Price Daniel, Jr.

Pioneers in New Frontiers

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1960

List

List of President Kennedy's family and staff members

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Songbook

Kennedy/Johnson songbook for 1960 campaign

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Loyd E. Roberson

Kennedy & Johnson

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Song

Kennedy/Johnson song for 1960 campaign

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Virginia Kish

All the Way with JFK

Virginia Kish

1960

Song

Kennedy/Johnson song for 1960 campaign

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Hank Fort

Kennedy and Johnson

Gemini Music Company

1960

Song

Johnson song

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Hello, Lyndon

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Informational Booklet

Booklet for Johnson campaign outlining history and political stances

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Lyndon B. Johnson: A Great Leader for America

Citizens for Johnson

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Song

Kennedy/Johnson song for 1960 campaign

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Hank Fort

Lady Bird (and Lady Bird/Kennedy and Johnon)

Gemini Music Company

1960

Memo

Memo

To: All Women County Campaign Leaders

All Representatives of Division Activities

All Members of Special Committees

All Volunteer Workers

From: Mrs. Wright "ruby" Matthews

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Ruby Matthews

"Call to Victory" Campaign

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Campaign Instructions

Twelve-point instructions outlining the "Call to Victory" Campaign in Texas

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Ruby Matthews

Instructions for "Call to Victory" Campaign

"Call to Victory" Campaign

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Picture imprint [?]

Picture imprint [?] of Kennedy and Johnson with blurb at the bottom

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Memo

Memo

To: Texas Women who want to Elect Kennedy and Johnson

From: Women's Division, State Headquarters of Kennedy-Johnson Cmpaign

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Women's Division

Things to Do Today

 

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Envelope

Envelopes (1 small, w/ Business Reply mail inside; from JOHNSON for President Headquarters, to Mrs. J.N. Daniels; 1 large)

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Newspaper

AFL-CIO Official Newspaper

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AFL-CIO News: Official Publication of Texas State AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO of Texas

July, 1960 (Vol. III, No. 12)

Schedule

Kennedy/Johnson motorcade schedule (Fort Worth and Dallas) [incl., summary, detail schedule, contact information, order of vehicles, logistical information, list of participating staff and notables, press briefing, and a memo to the drivers)

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Sept. 13, 1960

Photographs

B&W Photos of Johnson campaigning in Florida (1 picture) and Texas (6); other notables include I.W. Davis and Ralph Yarborough; minimal typed descriptions on reverse of some images

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1960

Pamphlet

Pamphlet of the Congressional Record of the 87th Congress, Second Session

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US Government Printing Office

1962

Photograph

B&W Photo of Johnson's Texas Ranch, Aerial View; brief label on reverse

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1960

Pamphlet

Telephone Directory for Johnson's Ranch

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"The LBJ Ranch: Telephone Directory"

LBJ Ranch

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Map

Large B&W map w/ red pencil marks; depicts various ranches and towns near the Johnson ranch, at a scale of 1" to 2 miles

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Map

B&W maps of the layout of the Johnson ranch grounds and house

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Photographs

B&W photos of the Johnson Ranch, incl.: the main house, various pictures of three or four gentlemen touring the ranch, the ranch road, Johnson's study, as well as shots of longhorn cattle and bison (none of Johnson himself)

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"Joe Hammonds Visit – LBJ Ranch Sept. 18, 1968"

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Sept. 18, 1968

Magazine cut-out

Long excerpt from a magazine, incl.:

  1. Magazine cover depicting an angel on a black background, titled "Long Lines;"
  2. B&W photos of: longhorn with title, "New District in the Big Sky;" a NASA rocket launch, a control room action shot, a ranch hand on a barbed wire fence, Johnson's office, the capitol building, various pictures of politicians at the White House and the Johnson ranch, various NAZA engineers at work, and a sheet of longstanding staff members
  3. Color photos of: a microwave tower and an oil refinery in Houston
  4. Articles on: Johnson's ranch, the history of the NASA center property, on Texas

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"Long Lines"

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Nov./Dec., 1968

Newsletter

Newsletter for Bergstrom Air Force Base, primarily informational, w/ phone numbers, hotel and rental car information, as well as contact information for the local taxi service in Austin

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"News from Bergstrom"

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Card Template

Template for a card prepared for President's staff concerning contact information for the White House

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"LBJ White House: Telephone Information"

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Dec. 1963

Pamphlet

Informational pamphlets for:

  1. "Austin, Texas and the LBJ Ranch Area" w/ telephone and radio information as well as a map of the area on the reverse
  2. "Austin Texas: LBJ Ranch Area – Fact Sheet" w/ various historical, geographical, and demographical notes on the surrounding area

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"Welcome to Austin, Texas and the LBJ Ranch Area"; "Austin, Texas: LBJ Ranch Area – Fact Sheet"

Southwestern Bell telephone Company

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Memo stationary

Small note paper stationary with Southwestern Bell logo and phone number; smeared with something brown

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Southwestern Bell Press Center

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Pamphlet

Informational pamphlet delineating various Texas Radio and Television stations

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"Telephone Numbers List: Texas Radio and Television Stations"

Southwestern Bell

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Newspaper clipping

B&W Photo of Max Cov, S. Paul Maranto, Allen David, R.L. Post, and James M. Mundis, "Top Telephone Officials;" w/ caption

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"Top Telephone Officials"

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Report

Multipage report on the Presidential phone network

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"A Special Report on the Presidential Network"

Southwestern Bell

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Newspaper clipping

Article on Presidential phone installation, w/ B&W picture of Pierre Salinger, Liz Carpenter, and Angier Biddle

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"Pierre Salinger, President's Press Secr., calls Phone Installation here ‘Normal'"

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Memo

Memos

To: Lloyd Miller, VP, AT&T, and

To: Edwin Clark, Pres., AT&T

From: Lyndon Johnson

Concerning: praising the quality of Stormy Davis' telephone work

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Lyndon Johnson

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Dec. 5, 1960

Memo

Memo

To: I.W. (Stormy) Davis

From: W.B. (Bill) Bryan, AVP, Southwestern Bell

Concerning: Personal

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W.B. Bryan

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Southwestern Bell

Oct. 25, 1960

Newspaper clipping

Article concerning the rigors of campaigning

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Jeannie Lodge

"Campaigning a Rigorous Task, Sen. Johnson's Girl Friday Says"

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Newspaper clipping

Article concerning the installation of a telephone system at the Johnson Ranch, w/ color photo of the main house of the Johnson Ranch

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Memo

Memo

To: Maj. Maurice Ragland

From: J.M. Black

Concerning: Gratitude

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J.M. Black

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Dec. 10, 1963

Memo

Memo

To: E.M. Clark, Pres. Southwestern Bell

From: Maj. Maurice Ragland

Concerning: Gratitude for assistance, particularly of Stormy Davis

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Maj. Maurice Ragland

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Nov. 29, 1963

Memo

Memo

To: "Bill" [W.L. Lindholm?]

From: John (J.M.) Black

Concerning: Gratitude and Congratulations

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J.M. Black

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Dec. 12, 1963

Memo

Memo

To: Houston Managers

From: N.K. Haverstock[?]

Concerning: Attached letter and congratulations

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N.K. Haverstock [?]

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Dec. 18, 1963

Report

Report on Press Communications Arrangements, Presidential Visit to Texas

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"Report: Press Communications Arrangements, Presidential Visit to Texas"

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Dec. 24, 1963 – Jan. 5, 1964

Magazine clipping

Article on phone system for Johnson, w/ B&W photos of telephone employees

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"When LBJ Flies in™ Driskill Phones are Jumpin'"

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Informational packet

Floor plan and contact information for the Driskell Hotel

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Magazine clipping

Article on the Federal Telecommunications System, w/ B&W photos of employees

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"FTS: Biggest Private Network"

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Photographs

B&W Photos of: telephone employees, particularly operators; w/ captions on reverse or below

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1963

Photographs

B&W Photos of: photographers preparing for visit of Chancellor Ludwig Erhard at Bergstrom Air Force base, Air Force cadets awaiting the same, Stormy setting up telephone service at the event, arrival of Dean Rusk (Secy. Of State)

Color photo of: Stormy preparing to leave from the LBJ Ranch for the visit, the microwave tower at LBJ Ranch

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1963

Magazine clippings

Various articles and pictures concerning presidential travel, the media, women in construction, and telephone service, interspersed with advertisements

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1963

Newspaper clipping

Article concerning union troubles with television technicians

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"LBJ: Faces Blackout"

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Front page newspaper

Articles concerning telephone news

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"Telephone Times"

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Jan. 6, 1964

Photographs

B&W photos of: I.W. Davis with Bob Abernathy of NBC News, Bob Goralski, NBC, anonymous man on telephone, and various pictures of Robert Pierpoint (CBS) and Stormy Davis operating telephones

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Newspaper clipping

Articles concerning: keeping up with the fast pace of LBJ's Texas tour andserving the president through telephone maintenance

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"Writers Facing Calorie Hazard," and "President's Telephones: Our Job"

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1964

Memo

Memo

To: J.E. Hoy, VP Southwestern Bell

From: "Phil"

Concerning: Gratitude

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"Phil"

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June 1, 1964

Deed of Gift

Deed of Gift to I.W. "Stormy" Davis of a variety of scrapbooks and memorabilia

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Nat'l park Services

May 2, 1980

Photographs

B&W photo of: LBJ giving an address at the Ranch

Color Photo of: the Ranch

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Envelope

From the White House to Mr. Robert Dugan

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Photographs

B&W photos of: LBJ portrait, Lady Bird at the Capitol Building

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Fact sheet

Lincoln-Kennedy facts and similarities

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"Lincoln-Kennedy facts"

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Letter

Letter

To: Mr. I.W. davis

From: Konrad Kelley, Jr.

Concerning: Interview outline (w/ attached outline)

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Konrad Kelley, Jr.

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April 7, 1976

Newspaper clipping

Article concerning the crash of the Johnson's private plane

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Ed Koterra

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Gift Receipt

Gift receipt from US Dept. of Justice to Stormy Davis concerning a gift of various notebooks, scrapbooks, and memorabilia

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May 1, 1980

Charter transport Account

Charter Transport account and financial records for IW Davis

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June 27, 1961

Photograph

B&W photo of Stormy Davis, Lady bird, and Others

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CONTENTS OF NOTEBOOK #2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Memoirs

Memoirs/recollections of I.W. "Stormy" Davis concerning his time with Lyndon Johnson's campaign in 1960

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I.W. "Stormy" Davis

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Appendix/Campaign Notes

Appendix to Memoirs/recollections with various articles of information, incl.:

  • Passenger List of Chartered Plane "Victory Special: Electra"
  • Staff List and flight dates of Chartered Plane: "Victory Special: Electra"
  • List and dates of planes flown in during Johnson's campaign
  • Detailed campaign schedule (Sept. 8-Nov .8)

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I.W. "Stormy" Davis

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Letter

FROM: I.W. Davis, Division Commercial Superintendent

TO: Lloyd S. Miller, VP, AT&T

Concerning: Summary of work completed for Johnson campaign, incl. a sample installation day schedule

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I.W. "Stormy" Davis

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Nov. 28, 1960

Information Packet

Informational Packet outlining various historical and economic facts, demographics, trivia, and local attractions

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Memphis Chamber of Commerce

"Something of Memphis"

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph

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Picture card

Picture card for Hotel Keenan, Fort Wayne Indiana

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"Hotel Keenan: Fort Wayne, Indiana"

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Photograph

B&W photo of three men in telephone booths; caption on the reverse explains the scene and lists the three men in the booths: Bob Johnson (Associated Press), Joe Young (Indianapolis News), Bob Hoover, Mobile News Chief for WIBC radio)

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Sept. 28, 1960

Map

Road Map of the United States

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"Official Road Map of the United States"

American Automobile Association

1960

Newsletter

Newsletter for Texas Democratic Party, articles incl.:

  • Program for "Johnson for President" Honor Dinner
  • Johnson propaganda
  • Various B&W pictures with paragraph blurbs describing them
  • Collected quotes about Johnson
  • Various B&W portrait pictures of Honoree from the TX Democratic delegation

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"Texas News and Democratic Report"

Texas Democratic Party

June 13, 1960 (Vol. 1, No. 1)

Campaign material

Red, white, and blue cut out shaped like a shield (or highway sign) with a B&W cut-out of Johnson's head; caption reads: "Johnson for Vice-President"

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Citizens for Kennedy and Johnson

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Newspaper clipping

Articles concerning the women's branch of Johnson's political campaign in Texas

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Sarah McClendon

"Ladies Close Tour for Jack At Amarillo" and "Lady Bird, Kennedy Sisters Pleased With Tour Results"

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Campaign material

B&W picture of Johnson with caption reading:

"I am . . .

  • A free man
  • An American
  • A United States Senator
  • And a Democrat – in that order

[Johnson's Signature]

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Booklet

Informational booklet detailing a short biography of Lady Bird Johnson

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Schedule

Schedule, principal member list, and outline for tour of "Johnson Ladies Coffee and Tea;" Stops incl. Houston, Dallas, Amarillo, and El Paso

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Photograph

Color photo of a Continental Airlines airplane in flight; Caption reads: "Continental Viscount"

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"Continental Viscount"

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Newsletter

Newsletter for Delta Airlines; articles concerning:

  1. New air coverage/new non-stop services planned
  2. New safety and comfort advances
  3. New technical innovations

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"Delta Air Lines: Jet News"

Delta Air Lines Information Services

Aug. 1

Pamphlet

"Freedom Trail" pamphlet detailing a walking tour of Boston's historic sites

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"Welcome to the Freedom Trail in Boston"

John hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co

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Photographs

Color photos of:

  1. "Old Ironsides" (U.S.F. Constitution); w/ caption detailing specs
  2. Scenic shots of the wilderness along the Mississippi River, w/ caption
  3. Hotel Muehlebach, Kansas City, MO; w/ caption

B&W photos of:

  1. Johnson and Davis getting off an airplane, w/ caption explaining scene
  2. Davis aboard a plane, w/ caption

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"U.S.F. Constitution (Old Ironsides)"

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Sept. 21, 1960

Newspaper clipping

Newspaper article concerning Johnson visiting Harry Truman during the campaign

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Elmer Kelton

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Sept. 23, 1960

Booklet

Booklet concerning the times when Harry Truman would conduct affairs of state from the Hotel Muehlebach

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"When Hotel Muehlebach becomes the White House"

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Photographs and Miscellany

Color photos of:

  1. Hotel Claridge and Famous Bell Tavern

B&W photos of:

  1. Deward F. Buesching, District Commercial Manager, General Telephone Company of Indiana, with; I.W. Davis, Telephone Industry Representative
  2. Sheraton East Hotel
  3. LBJ Victory Special train
  4. Lady Bird Johnson in Birmingham, AL

A napkin from the Boom Boom Room at the Fontainbleu

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1960

Article

Article concerning the history and trivia of Tallahassee, FL

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"Tallahassee: Florida's Capital City"

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Photograph

B&W Photograph of George Christian (Press Secy. To the Pres., 1967) address a room

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"George Christian: Press Secretary to the President, 1967"

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1967

Newspaper clippings

Various newspaper front pages and articles all concerning Johnson's winning the South; also with many photographic clippings

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Packet

Informational Packet about Winston-Salem, incl.:

  1. Layout of the Winston-Salem Coliseum
  2. Generic facts about Winston-Salem
  3. Election returns for North Carolina Presidential and Gubernatorial elections
  4. "Evidence of Winston-Salem's Progress," documentation of a variety of industrial and commercial expansions in Winston-Salem, as well as other public works notes
  5. Magazine cut-out concerning Winston-Salem

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Photographs, pictures, postcards

Color photos, pictures, and postcards of:

  1. Desert Caravan Inn; Spokane, WA
  2. O'Hare Inn; Des Plaines, IL
  3. Statler Hilton Hotel; Buffalo, NY
  4. Hotel Syracuse Country House; N. Syracuse, NY
  5. Hotel Texas; Fort Worth, TX
  6. Shamrock Hilton Hotel; Houston, TX

B&W photos of:

  1. Lady Bird Johnson in Birmingham AL; w/ caption
  2. I.W. Davis, Bill Moyers, and Horace Busby in Wichita Falls, TX; w/ caption
  3. Lyndon Johnson on his way to a speaking platform; New York City, NY; w/ caption
  4. I.W. Davis, Ed McNoble (Sales Rep., NY Telephone Co.) at the NYC Coliseum for a Kennedy/Johnson television broadcast; w/ caption
  5. Johnson, Ed McNoble; New York City, NY; w/ caption
  6. I.W. Davis, Ed McNoble; Outside Biltmore Hotel; w/ caption

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1960

Newspaper Clipping

Article concerning various humorous events surrounding the campaign and election

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Sam Wood

"Cheers to Ballots: Day of People"

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Photograph

B&W photo of Johnson receiving a gift from his staff, industry representatives, and accompanying press; picture includes Capt. Ed Campbell, American Airlines; Lyndon Johnson; Ed Reynolds, American Airlines; I.W. (Stormy) Davis, Telephone Industry Rep; Mrs. I.W. Davis

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Nov. 11, 1960

Telephone schematic

Driskill Hotel Mezzanine Floor telephone schematic

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Magazine clipping

Clippings from magazine incl.:

  1. Table of Contents, w/ pics and previews
  2. Articles on the telephone industry
  3. Pictures of Johnson and Davis and the Campaign
  4. Assorted pictures of areas visited by the campaign

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"Southwestern Telephone News"

Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.

Jan., 1961 (Vol. 49, No. 1)

Letters

A collection of letters from and Lyndon Johnson concerning Johnson's gratitude for the work of I.W. "Stormy" Davis

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Various

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1960-1961

 


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