LBJ Home Movies – Austin 1943

This home movie captures scenes of life in Austin for Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in 1943. Narrated by Lady Bird some years later, images include many University of Texas campus buildings, Lake Austin, Mansfield Dam, Lake Bucha, and Mt. Bonnell, as well as scenes of the Johnsons with their close friends. Scenes of LBJ swimming with George R. Brown, Senator A.J. Mirtz, JC Kellam, and Speaker Sam Rayburn are included, as well as scenes of Lady Bird in a field of bluebonnets with Eugenia Boehringer Lasseter, Emily Crow, and Texas Ranger Colonel R.W. Aldrich.