Sam Rayburn in President Truman's Inuagural Parade

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Black and white photograph of Sam Rayburn riding in the front seat of a convertible vehicle during President Harry S. Truman's January 20, 1949 inaugaural parade. Sam Rayburn sits in the passenger side front seat of the vehicle. In the back are (from left to right): Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Fred Vinson, Mrs. Roberta Vinson and Lucinda Rayburn (Sam Rayburn's sister and longtime hostess). The men both wear dark colored top coats and top hats. The women both wear dark colored coats and hats. Lucinda's hat includes a veil which she wears over her face. In the background ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 25 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1949.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and was provided by Sam Rayburn House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 50 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Sam Rayburn House Museum

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Black and white photograph of Sam Rayburn riding in the front seat of a convertible vehicle during President Harry S. Truman's January 20, 1949 inaugaural parade. Sam Rayburn sits in the passenger side front seat of the vehicle. In the back are (from left to right): Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Fred Vinson, Mrs. Roberta Vinson and Lucinda Rayburn (Sam Rayburn's sister and longtime hostess). The men both wear dark colored top coats and top hats. The women both wear dark colored coats and hats. Lucinda's hat includes a veil which she wears over her face. In the background of the photo is another convertible with people sitting inside. In the far background is a crowd of people sitting/standing in bleachers. They cannot be seen clearly.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

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  • 1949

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  • Sept. 3, 2011, 12:03 p.m.

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  • Aug. 3, 2012, 12:21 p.m.

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Sam Rayburn in President Truman's Inuagural Parade, photograph, 1949; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183542/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sam Rayburn House Museum.