A marker in Karnack, Texas marks the birthplace of Lady Bird Johnson. [Photo courtesy of flickr.com/photos/auvet]

A marker in Karnack, Texas marks the birthplace of Lady Bird Johnson. [Photo courtesy of flickr.com/photos/auvet]

Postal Service Features Lady Bird Johnson

Aug 06, 2012

The U.S. Postal Service is recognizing Lady Bird Johnson in the centennial year of her birth. The former First Lady’s White House portrait will be featured on a commemorative “Forever Stamp.” This design will also have original artwork from stamps from the 1960s. The idea is to get people to continue Lady Bird’s work of beautifying America.

Director of the LBJ Presidential Library Mark Uptergrove believes she accomplished a remarkable amount during her time in the White House. read more