1934 Courtship Letters

Lady Bird: Sept. 11-17

Letter, 9/13/34?

Lady Bird describes her activities at home, how much she misses LBJ, and how much she enjoys his letters.  She says the cook commented on what "a fine looking young man" he is. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.

Letter, 9/14/34?

Lady Bird writes that she and Dorris [Powell] went to Shreveport for the day and that her Uncle Walter and Aunt Nettie came to supper.  She can hear singing from the nearby Negro church and describes walks she would like to take with LBJ.  She wants to come to Washington after Christmas and is looking forward to LBJ's phone call on Sunday night. Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 9/17/34?

Lady Bird comments that this time last week she and LBJ drove to Marshall and mentions that she is writing by candlelight because their "Delco" is "pfft."  She describes finding and cleaning her mother's stone flower pots.  She talks about LBJ's phone call, asks about his school work and his free time, and tells LBJ that her father is very impressed with him.  Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.