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Associated Press [President Lyndon B. Johnson Signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09752 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 6 August 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 20.5 cm. Order a Copy PDF Download(s): Download PDF

One wirephoto published by Associated Press dated August 6, 1965. Features President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. A newspaper caption pasted to the back of the photograph identify others in the scene, "(from left) Vice President Humphrey, House Majority Leader Albert (behind Humphrey), House Speaker McCormack, Rep. Celler (D-N.Y.), Sen. Hayden (D-Ariz.) (behind Celler), Luci Johnson and Sen. Dirksen (R-IlI.)."

Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973
Johnson, Luci Baines, 1947-
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978
Albert, Carl, 1908-2000
McCormack, John W., 1891-1980
Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981
Dirksen, Everett M., 1896-1969

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