This is a series of pictures taken while Mrs. Thomas made trips to Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam. She started in December of 1966 and ended in March of 1967. She takes pictures with soldiers and with Japanese men and women.
A newspaper article by Lera Thomas traveling to the Far East to visit Japan, Korea, Thailand, and South Vietnam. She met with frontline troops and villagers in South Vietnam and examined the economic aid programs sent to SEATO.
This is a picture of the Apollo 7 crew, which was the first Apollo crew following the Apollo 1 disaster. Pictured left to right are Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele, Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr., and Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham.
Space flight; Space programs; Group portraits; Astronauts;
This is a picture of the Apollo 10 space crew in their astronaut suits. Pictured left to right are Lunar Module Pilot Eugene A. Cernan, Command Module Pilot John W. Young, and Commander Thomas P. Stafford.
This a photograph of the flag ceremony that was included in a letter thanking Mrs. Thomas for her donation of an American flag. The letter, from the Knights of Columbus, was dated 1967 sent from Baytown, Texas.
This is a Houston Chronicle article about Mrs. Lera Thomas, who is to run for election on March 26, 1966. Mrs. Thomas made the decision to run for her late husband's seat in Congress. The newspaper is dated Febuary 26, 1966.