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Richards, Ann

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"Governor-elect Ann Richards announces that one of her first acts after taking over as Governor will be to appoint State Rep. Lena Guerrero to the Texas Railroad Commission. Guerrero will fill the vacancy left by the election of John Sharp...."


"Former Travis County Commissioner Ann Richards, Democratic candidate for Stat Treasurer, casts her ballot in the general election. Richards is running against Republican candidate Allen Clark..."


"Texas Treasurer, at a Capitol news conference, cited a new Lew Harris poll stating that Walter Mondale has come to within nine percentage points of Pres. Ronald Reagan. Richards is a key participant in a State-wide effort to register women voters."


Ann Richards speaks on the telephone during her tenure as Travis County Commissioner.


State Treasurer Ann Richards signals victory as she gets the word that Atty. Gen. Jim Mattox has conceded in their runoff for the Democratic nomination for governor.


"Governor Ann Richards delivers a State of the State address before a joint session of the Texas Legislature, as House Speaker Gib Lewis (R) looks on placidly. This was the first such address by a woman governor here since the legendary Ma Ferguson...."


Professional portrait of Governor Ann Richards. She sits in a chair, her legs crossed, and smiles. She is wearing a pink suit, pearl necklace, and ring with a large gemstone on her left hand.


"Ann Richards State Treasurer spoke to friends and relatives who gathered to see her take her oath of office Saturday afternoon. Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby administered the oath."


Formal portrait of Ann Richards during her tenure as governor of Texas.

circa 1992

Casual portrait of Ann Richards.

circa 1975

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