Presidential Libraries

The Centennials of Pat Nixon and Lady Bird Johnson

In 2012, the National Archives celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of two extraordinary First Ladies, Pat Nixon and Lady Bird Johnson. A variety of special exhibits, programs, and social media initiatives will explore the lives of these women both before and after they became First Ladies of the United States.

Formal portrait of First Lady Pat Nixon in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House, 1972.

Pat Nixon
March 16, 1912 - June 22, 1993

Portrait of Lady Bird Johnson at the White House, May 8, 1968.

Lady Bird Johnson
December 22, 1912 - July 11, 2007