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  1. Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
    [Letter] 1967 November 8, White House, Washington [to] Howard A. Foering, Sr., Bethlehem, Pa. / Lyndon B. Johnson.
    Johnson writes to Foering to congratulate him on his 100th birthday, as Congressman Rooney has just informed him. Johnson wishes Foering an "abundance of joy and satisfaction" in the future. Before assuming the duties as President Kennedy's Vice President, Johnson fought in World War II in the Navy, then returned home to serve as a Representative and a Senator from Texas, becoming the 36th President of the United States upon Kennedy's assassination, and fulfilling the duties of that office from 1963 to 1969.
  2. Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
    [Letter] 1963 December 2, Washington [to] Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. / Lyndon Johnson.
    Johnson states that in addressing Congress he pledged his administration to the "utmost thrift and frugality." He asks for an "affirmative program of cost reduction in performance of Defense contracts" already held and in contracts yet to be awarded. Before assuming the duties as President Kennedy's Vice President, Johnson fought in World War II in the Navy, then returned home to serve as a Representative and a Senator from Texas, becoming the 36th President of the United States upon Kennedy's assassination, and fulfilling the duties of that office from 1963 to 1969.
  3. King, James B.
    [Resolution] 1967 November 24, Bethlehem, Pa. / James B. King.
    King has signed an Extraordinary Resolution congratulating Foering on his 100th birthday as well as his years of service to the Bethlehem Building and Loan Association which he helped to found in 1919, and on behalf of which he has been an inspired and dedicated advocate and member. Foering is cited for his "unselfish dedication to perpetuating the basic principles of thrift and home ownership."
  4. Leonard, Nelson.
    [Postcard] [to] Dr. Owen, Appomattox, Virginia / Nelson Leonard.
    Leonard characterizes his trip through Leningrad and Moscow as "favourable and encouraging," praising the social services, industry and the busy populace. He has had the chance to speak with students there as well and has seen everything he could desire. Lehigh alumnus Nelson Leonard sent these letters to Owen during his Rhodes fellowship at Oxford before the war.
  5. Leonard, Nelson.
    [Christmas card] [to] [Dr. Owen] / Nelson Leonard.
    Leonard signs the card "Your boy, Nelson," wishing Owen a happy season. Lehigh alumnus Nelson Leonard sent these letters to Owen during his Rhodes fellowship at Oxford before the war.
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