Barbara Jordan and Lyndon B. Johnson

After his presidency, Lyndon B. Johnson dedicated a sizable portion of his time to supporting and endorsing Barbara Jordan on her run for United States Congress. In 1972, after serving 6 years in the Texas Senate, Barbara was elected to the House of Representatives where she served until 1979.

Below are a couple of my favorite photos displaying their friendship and a side of LBJ that is rarely shown.

Bill Clough / October 1971
Location: Rice Hotel
Unknown Photographer / Unknown Date
Location: University of Texas at Austin
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