Featured Documents of the Month from the National Archives at Boston
Future first lady and wife of Texas Congressman Lyndon Johnson, July 7, 1944,
On July 7, 1944, future first lady and wife of Texas Congressman Lyndon Johnson launched the submarine U.S.S. Trench at the Portsmouth Navy Yard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Record Group 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, 1784 - 2000, Correspondence Concerning Ships, 1937 - 1954, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Sponsor for USS Tench (SS 417) Launch, 07/07/1944, National Archives Identifier: 7431685.