Photograph of Sam Rayburn Eating Breakfast

Description:

Photograph of Sam Rayburn eating breakfast with members of his family. Seated at the table from left to right: Will Rayburn (Sam's brother), Sam, and Lucinda Rayburn (Sam's sister). The Rayburn family's cook, Bobbie Phillips, is seen in the background. The family is seated in the Sam Rayburn House breakfast room. Sam Rayburn is eating a porkchop for his breakfast. Other foods that can be seen include biscuits, fried eggs, sausage and berries. Many of the serving items seen in the photo are on display in the Sam Rayburn House Museum today. Will Rayburn came to live with his brother Sam, following the death of his wife. Lucinda Rayburn served as the hostess of the household. Bobbie Phillips served as the family's cook for many years. She married Charlie Phillips, the Rayburn's groundskeeper and together they lived on teh property in the caretaker's cottage. They eventually moved into their own home in Bonham. The Rayburn's breakfast room was converted from a kitchen following the addition of a modern kitchen in the 1940s (prior to this photograph being taken). After the conversion, the old kitchen was modified into a breakfast room, with the family eating the majority of their meals here.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham
Creation Date: 1934-1943  
Partner(s):
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Usage:
Total Uses: 225
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1934-1943
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham
Description:

Photograph of Sam Rayburn eating breakfast with members of his family. Seated at the table from left to right: Will Rayburn (Sam's brother), Sam, and Lucinda Rayburn (Sam's sister). The Rayburn family's cook, Bobbie Phillips, is seen in the background. The family is seated in the Sam Rayburn House breakfast room. Sam Rayburn is eating a porkchop for his breakfast. Other foods that can be seen include biscuits, fried eggs, sausage and berries. Many of the serving items seen in the photo are on display in the Sam Rayburn House Museum today. Will Rayburn came to live with his brother Sam, following the death of his wife. Lucinda Rayburn served as the hostess of the household. Bobbie Phillips served as the family's cook for many years. She married Charlie Phillips, the Rayburn's groundskeeper and together they lived on teh property in the caretaker's cottage. They eventually moved into their own home in Bonham. The Rayburn's breakfast room was converted from a kitchen following the addition of a modern kitchen in the 1940s (prior to this photograph being taken). After the conversion, the old kitchen was modified into a breakfast room, with the family eating the majority of their meals here.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 34.3 x 27.3 cm.

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Keyword(s): Rayburn, Sam
Partner:
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: SRH_C72-169
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth183495
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image