Certificate of Honorary Membership in the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas

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Certificate given to Sam Rayburn by the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas. Mr. Rayburn was given an honorary membership in the club on November 19, 1949. The document is printed on standard size ivory paper. The text of the certificate reads: "CERTIFICATE OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN THE YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT SAM RAYBURN IS HELD IN SUCH HIGH ESTEEM BY THE MEMBER- SHIP OF THIS ORGANIZATION THAT IT HAS ELECTED TO CONFER UPON HIM THE FULL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, THE AUTHORIZED OFFICER OF THIS ...

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Creator: Unknown. 1949.

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Certificate given to Sam Rayburn by the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas. Mr. Rayburn was given an honorary membership in the club on November 19, 1949. The document is printed on standard size ivory paper. The text of the certificate reads:

"CERTIFICATE
OF
HONORARY MEMBERSHIP
IN THE
YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB
OF NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT
SAM RAYBURN
IS HELD IN SUCH HIGH ESTEEM BY THE MEMBER-
SHIP OF THIS ORGANIZATION THAT IT HAS ELECTED TO
CONFER UPON HIM THE FULL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES
OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, THE AUTHORIZED OFFICER
OF THIS ORGANIZATION HAS HERETO AFFIXED HIS OF-
FICIAL SIGNATURE THIS 19th DAY OF
NOVEMBER 1949.

LESLIE CHAPMAN (?) (signature) PRESIDENT"

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1 document : b&w ; 8 1/2 x 11 inches.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

Rescuing Texas History, 2011 features collections from 13 partners: Carollton Public Library, Cleveland Historic Society, Collingsworth County Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Mike Cochran Collection, Sam Rayburn House Museum, St. David's Episcopal Church, National Museum of the Pacific War, Talkington/Clement Family Archives, Sam Rayburn House Museum, Travis County District Clerk's Office, Witte Museum, and Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.

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Certificate of Honorary Membership in the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas, text, 1949; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183535/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sam Rayburn House Museum.