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President Lyndon Johnson delivers remarks at the signing ceremony for the Voting Rights Act in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC, with a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the background

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Creator:Okamoto, Yoichi R. (Yoichi Robert), 1915-
Title:President Lyndon Johnson delivers remarks at the signing ceremony for the Voting Rights Act in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC, with a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the background
Date:1965 Aug. 6
Description:

This is a photograph of President Johnson making remarks on the occasion of signing the Voting Rights Act in the Capitol Rotunda with a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the background.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Statues | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | Speeches, addresses, etc. | Capitol Rotunda (United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.) | Presidents--United States | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Institution:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Contributors:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. | Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century.
Online Publisher:Austin, TX: Learning Technology Center. The University of Texas at Austin; | Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration | 2008
Original Material:

Control Number: A1029-7A, Collection: White House Photo Office Collection, Series: Johnson White House Photographs, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/html/record.php?id=692