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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

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The Ross S. Sterling Collection – Governor Sterling’s Inauguration (1931)

This home movie captures scenes of Governor Ross S. Sterling’s gubernatorial inauguration on January 20, 1931. Following close-up scenes of the Texas State Capitol Building and grounds are scenes of the large crowd, flag-adorned grandstand, and the motorcade entering for the ceremony. Also of interest are opening scenes of an early ferry carrying cars across

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The Chambliss and Britton Collection, no. 4 – Austin Trip (c. 1971)

This home movie captures scenes of a family trip to Austin circa 1971. Images of many Austin landmarks are included, such as the Texas State Capitol Building, the UT Tower, Texas Memorial Stadium, the Austin-American Statesman offices, and a newly-opened LBJ Presidential Library.