1934 Courtship Letters

Lady Bird: Sept. 18-24

Letter, 9/18/34?

Lady Bird is upset about the "bad, mean letter" she just received from LBJ.  She writes that her father is thrilled at the possibility the Bankhead Bill will be repealed.  She asks LBJ if he has sent his mother pictures to replace the ones that LBJ gave Lady Bird, and says she is getting film so that she can take some Kodak pictures of herself to send him.  Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 9/20/34?

Lady Bird comments on LBJ's "lamb of a letter," and asks about his law school courses.  She writes about how her work around the house is progressing, how she misses her friends in Austin and their good conversation.  She mentions seeing the Dodge Hotel in Travel Magazine.  She is  proud that LBJ is able to help people and happy about a possible Thanksgiving visit from LBJ.  Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.

Letter, 9/21/34?

Lady Bird writes about jobs she is doing around the house.  She says she feels out of touch with what's happening in the world and comments on how LBJ is right in the middle of all the action.  She expresses her love for LBJ and says "I'd rather see you than anybody in the world."  Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.

Letter, Lady Bird Taylor to Lyndon Johnson, September 21, 1934?

 


Letter, 9/22/34?

Lady Bird thanks LBJ for the candy he sent her.  She describes her plans for tomorrow:  company is coming for dinner, then she will walk in the woods and play some of her mother's old records.  Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.


Letter, 9/24/34?

Lady Bird writes that it has been several days since she has received a letter from LBJ.  She describes a visit with an elderly neighbor; asks LBJ to recommend books on economics, government, or current affairs; mentions she is getting pictures developed; says she will have her photo made in Dallas; and asks about his "Thanksgiving idea."  Click on the item to see all the pages and read the transcript.