The LBJ Presidential Library is located on a 30-acre site on the campus of The University of Texas in Austin. Housed at the Library are 45 million pages of historical documents, 650,000 photos and 5,000 hours of recordings from President Johnson's political career, including about 643 hours of his recorded telephone conversations. The building features a Great Hall with a view of the archives collection that are encased behind four-stories of glass. Another feature at the site is a museum featuring exhibits that cover LBJ's public and private life, as well as his influence on many of the most important historical events in the 20th century.
Watch the following video to learn more about President Johnson's role in advancing the Civil Rights in the United States. This video was produced for inclusion in the African Americans in Texas mobile tour found in our Texas Time Travel Tours mobile app. For more information about the mobile tour and African American cultural heritage in Texas, visit the African American Heritage theme page at the following link:http://texastimetravel.com/travel-themes/main-african-american-heritage