LBJ Presidential Library

Hill Country Trail Region
2313 Red River St. Austin, TX 78705 (512) 721-0200
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Situated on a 30-acre site on The University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas, the Library houses 45 million pages of historical documents, 650,000 photos and 5,000 hours of recordings from President Johnson's political career, including about 643 hours of his recorded telephone conversations.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 iconic ten-story building was designed by award-winning architect Gordon Bunshaft and features a Great Hall with a stunning four-story, glass-encased view of the archives collection. In addition to the library and archive, the LBJ Library also houses a museum whose exhibits explore the public and private life of LBJ and his influence on major historical events in the 20th century. Approximately 100,000 visitors from around the world visit the LBJ Library exhibits each year.

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

LBJ Presidential Library

2313 Red River St. Austin, TX 78705