Held on October 2, 1970 to honor highway department maintenance foremen for their efforts in roadside beautification. Mrs. Lyndon Johnson congratulates Joe Derrick on being the first winner of the Lady Bird Johnson Award as she presents him with an engraved plaque. The honor also carries a $1,500 cash award.

Texas Highways magazine, November 1970


  • Title: The first Lady Bird Johnson Award ceremony at LBJ State Park

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