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Lady Bird Johnson's I-95 Landscape-Landmark Tour Galleries

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President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson greet participants in the Landscape-Landmark Tour at the White House as photographs document the event. President Lyndon Johnson talks with State Senator Fred Farr of California (standing to the President's right).  Farr, a noted expert on highway beauty, would be the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads' first Highway Beautification Coordinator.  In foreground, Mrs. Johnson greets tour participant Trudye Fowler, whose husband Henry H. Fowler had taken office as Secretary of the Treasury on April 1, 1965.
As cameras roll, President Lyndon Johnson is surrounded by visitors and participants in the Landscape-Landmark Tour.  Mrs. Johnson is just visible to his right. A cameraman films participants in the Landscape-Landmark Tour at the White House.  On the left of the group is Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton, with an arm on his wife, Callie Maud.  In the center, Mrs. Mary Connor, wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor, talks with three other participants (dark hair, with glasses).
Mrs. Rex Whitton, wife of the Federal Highway Administrator, looks on (in sunglasses) as Deputy Federal Highway Administrator Laurence Jones greets Cabinet wives before the Landscape-Landmark Tour.  Next to him is Mrs. Mary Connor (facing camera, wearing necklace with disc to waist), wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor. Lady Bird Johnson speaks with tour participant Trudye Fowler, whose husband Henry H. Fowler had taken office as Secretary of the Treasury on April 1, 1965.  Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Fowler had become friendly during Secretary Fowler's stint as Under Secretary of the Treasury (161-1964).
Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton and his wife, Callie Maud (center), pose with Mrs. Mary Connor, wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor, at the White House before the Landscape-Landmark Tour. Mrs. Mary Connor (left), wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor (left) listens to Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton as Mrs. Whitton looks on.
(Left to right) Mrs. Mary Connor, wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor, Mrs. Callie Maud Whitton, Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton at the White House before the Landscape-Landmark Tour. Mrs. Mary Connor (wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor) and Mrs. Trudye Fowler (wife of Secretary of the Treasury Henry H. Fowler) head to the bus that would take them on the Landscape-Landmark Tour.
(Left to right) Mrs. Lady Bird Johnson, Mrs. Mary Connor (wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor), Mrs. Callie Maud Whitton, and Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton before boarding the bus for the Landscape-Landmark Tour. President Lyndon Johnson talks with Mrs. Mary Connor, wife of Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor as Lady Bird Johnson (left), while looking on are Callie Maud Whitton (center in sunglasses) and Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton.
President Lyndon Johnson speaks with Federal Highway Administrator Rex Whitton before he boards the bus for the Landscape-Landmark Tour.  On the right, Deputy Federal Highway Administrator Lawrence Jones looks on. President Lyndon Johnson looks on (right) as participants in the Landscape-Landmark Tour enter chartered tour bus.

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Updated: 10/18/2013
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