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GI-50629-13

Tom Lea Institute (El Paso, TX 79941-0103)
Adair Wakefield Margo (Project Director: May 2013 to present)

LBJ Conference

LBJ in El Paso will be held at the Chamizal National Memorial in the anniversary year of President Johnson's signing of the Chamizal Treaty, settling a 100 year boundary dispute with Mexico. The conference will include discussions on -The international boundary dispute between Mexico and the U. S. and the treaty that brought the issue to closure -Lady Byrd Johnson -LBJ's maternal grandfather, George Baines, First Baptist Church El Paso Founder -LBJ's Communication Style -Civil Rights and Dr. Lawrence Nixon In addition to the conference, there will be an exhibition of historic photographs from the El Paso Times archive as well as a timeline of significant LBJ history in El Paso.

Project fields:
American Government; International Relations

Program:
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2013 – 11/30/3013