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The Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Library and Museum, located on the University of Texas campus, is one of 13 Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Attracting approximately 100,000 visitors each year, the ten-story library is home to 45 million pages of historical documents, 650,000 photographs, and 5,000 hours of recordings from LBJ’s political career. The museum is home to a vast and eclectic collection of various objects from President Johnson’s days in office, some donated by President Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, as well as a collection of art ranging from children’s drawings to masterpieces from artists including Diego Rivera and Winslow Homer. Supported by The Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation and Friends of the LBJ Library, the LBJ Library and Museum hosts 5 permanent exhibits on-site and also offers exhibits online. In addition to tours of the library and exhibits, the LBJ Library provides educational workshops and presentations featuring resources available from the museum collection. The LBJ Library hosts various special events throughout the year such as debates, bipartisan discussion, and lectures. Visitors are also able to schedule an appointment with an archivist in order to conduct research using both textual and audiovisual materials, with some collections also available in digital format online. Visitors have the opportunity to memorialize their visit by purchasing souvenirs and memorabilia from the The Store at LBJ. Clear Sky Images has many photos of this Austin landmark, as well as plenty more from around the UT Campus.