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Autographed Photo of Sam Rayburn Metadata

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  • Main Title Autographed Photo of Sam Rayburn


  • Creation: 1882/1961


  • English


  • Content Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. Sepia-toned toned photograph of Sam Rayburn from the chest up. He wears a dark suit, tie and white shirt. The photograph is autographed by Sam Rayburn. The words, "To my sister Meddie with my deepest affection--Sam Rayburn" are at the bottom of the photo. Meddie (Medibel Bartley) was one of Sam Rayburn's three sisters. She and her husband, S.E. Bartley lived in Sam Rayburn's home in Bonham beginning in the 1940s.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 22.9 x 27.9 cm.


  • NMC Chenhalls: Communication Artifact
  • Keyword: Rayburn, Sam
  • Keyword: Bartley, Medibel

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2011
    Code: SG11


  • Name: Sam Rayburn House Museum
    Code: SRH

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: SRH_M72-51


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS