The Digital Journalist
Selected photos from Michael O'Brien's The Face of Texas.
© Michael O'Brien

First ladies of Texas (Austin, 2002) - Former Texas First Ladies Nellie Connally, left, Rita Clements, second from right, and Linda Gale While, far right, flank First Lady Anita Perry at the Governer's Mansion in Austin in 2002. The women met for a Texas Monthly photo shoot and brunch, during which they discussed favorite recipes and reminisced about entertaining at the mansion.