Press Office photographs include images of press conferences, public events throughout Texas and formal individual and group portraits of Governor Perry, First Lady Anita Perry and their family, along with a significant amount of images of the Governor's Mansion, 1972, 1998-2015, bulk 2008-2012. Images focus on business and economic development, education, military members and veterans, natural disaster recovery and relief, legislative matters, border security and public celebrations in Texas. Many of the images are of Governor Perry traveling throughout Texas and include visits to local businesses, ground-breaking ceremonies, elementary school visits, commencement speeches and graduations, parades, memorials, book signings and political campaign stops. Events at the Capitol include visits to the governor's reception room and office for the public and special guests, rallies in support of issues such as pro-life measures, health care and the National Day of Prayer. Annual events include the Texas Women's Conference and the Governor's Award. Natural disaster recovery and relief include Tropical Storms Edouard and Gustav, Hurricanes Ike, Katrina, Rita, and Dolly and the Bastrop wildfires. Legislative matters include state of the state addresses and legislative speeches, bill signings, press conferences with Texas legislators, swearing-in ceremonies, award honoree ceremonies and visits with political leaders and delegations from outside of Texas and the United States. Governor Perry was photographed during his travels overseas to China, the United Kingdom and Israel and on his visits with U.S. troops in Iraq, Pakistan, Kuwait and Afghanistan. A significant number of images feature events at the Governor's Mansion including visits and tours and the 2008 arson damage and building renovations, along with fundraising events and public service announcements by celebrities in support of renovation efforts.
Texas Governor Rick Perry Press Office media files
Texas. Governor (2000-2015 : Perry)
Date of creation:
Date range of creation:
1998 to 2015
(Identify the item), Photographs, Texas Governor Rick Perry Press Office media files. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
The majority of these records are arranged chronologically by event. Select images are arranged by subject: Governor Rick Perry, First Lady Anita Perry, Governor's Mansion, General subjects, and Stock photographs.
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Size or duration:
1.5 cubic ft. and 3.27 TB (292,368 files)