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 Resource Type: Photograph
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Autographed Photo of Champ Clark

Autographed Photo of Champ Clark

Date: 1850/1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Champ Clark. Black and white photo. Autographed to Sam Rayburn by Champ Clark. Inscription on front of photo reads, "To Sam Rayburn, Your Friend, Champ Clark"
Contributing Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum
Photo of boy and girl in front of fireplace

Photo of boy and girl in front of fireplace

Date: 1850/1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two children. The two children stand in front of a brick fireplace and mantel. The black and white photo appears to be circa 1950. The girl wears a light colored, short-sleeved, knee-length dress, white socks, black mary jane shoes and a ribbon in her hair. The boy wears dark slacks, a plaid sport coat, white button-down shirt and dark tie. A white pocket square is barely visible in his left pocket. He also wears dark colored shoes. The children are looking at one another in this photo. The girl has her left arm around they boy's waist, the boy has his right arm over the girl's right shoulder. In the background is a brick fireplace, with a mantel that appears to have Christmas cards displayed upon it. There is a glass vase or candle holder in the center of hte mantel. Pale, striped wallpaper can be seen above the mantel. A fireplace tool set stands at the right of the children along with a broom. The children stand on the bricked hearth.
Contributing Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum
Photo of Sam Rayburn beside cabin in Lenoir, Tennessee

Photo of Sam Rayburn beside cabin in Lenoir, Tennessee

Date: 1850/1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn standing beside the cabin of his birth in Lenoir, Tennessee. Sam Rayburn is wearing a light colored suit, with white button down shirt and a dark tie. He wears a white Panama hat with a dark colored band. He stands resting his right hand on the side of the cabin. The cabin pictured is constructed of rough cut wood. It is two stories high and and the exterior of a stone fireplace stands to the left of Rayburn. The ground is covered with tall grass and weeds. The photo is black and white.
Contributing Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum
Photograph of Robert E. Lee

Photograph of Robert E. Lee

Date: 1850/1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Robert E. Lee. General Lee served as a Confederate General during the U.S. Civil War. He died on October 12, 1870. The photo is a head and shoulders view of Lee. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt and black bow-tie. He has gray/white hair and a medium-length beard. Text under the image reads, "Last Photograph General Robert E. Lee."
Contributing Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum
Photograph of Ruth Bryan Owen

Photograph of Ruth Bryan Owen

Date: 1850/1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Ruth Bryan Owen (1885-1954). Owen was the daughter of William Jennings Bryan. She served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1929-1933 representing Florida's Fourth Congressional District. She served as an Ambassador to Denmark from 1933-1936. The photo is black and white. In the portrait Mrs. Owen wears a pearl necklace and pearl earrings. Her hair is gray and is waved. She wears a floral print dress, only the collar can be seen. The background is all white.
Contributing Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum
Photographic portrait of Sam Rayburn

Photographic portrait of Sam Rayburn

Date: 1850/1969
Creator: Harris & Ewing
Description: Photograph of. Sam Rayburn. The black and white photo shows Sam Rayburn from the knees up. He is sitting in a chair. He wears a dark, three-iece suit, white button-down shirt and dark, striped tie. A pocket watch chain can be seen at his vest. Rayburn rests his left hand on the arm of the chair. His right elbow rests on the opposite chair arm. The background is gray/ivory.
Contributing Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum
[Portrait of Reverend Charles Gillette]

[Portrait of Reverend Charles Gillette]

Date: 1856/1866
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Reverend Charles Gillette from St. David's Episcopal Church. He is wearing a black outfit with a white collar and is looking towards the camera.
Contributing Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church