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Betty BriscoeBetty Jane Slaughter was born in Austin, Texas. She enrolled in The University of Texas where she was a Bluebonnet Belle and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She received the Bachelor of Science degree in education and a master's degree in government and history. At the university, she met Dolph Brisco whom she later married. Betty Jane Slaughter and Dolph Brisco moved to their homestead on the Dry Frio River, about twenty miles south of Uvalde.
  • 1943 - Dolph Brisco was elected as a State Representative
  • 1973 - Dolph Brisco was elected the Governor of Texas.
  • Betty Jane Slaughter Brisco has many interests and activities and has been president of many organizations, including the Uvalde Ls Ancinas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  • Betty Jane Slaughter Brisco's presented to the collection the gown she wore to the inaugural ball.

The gown is a full length fitted sheath with mandarin collar and fitted three-quarter length sleeves. The simplicity of the gown accentuates the beauty of the shimmering sequin-covered silk chiffon, backed with crepe.

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