Photographic portrait of Sam Rayburn

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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.

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1 photograph; b&w; 11 x 16 1/8 inches.

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Harris & Ewing 1850/1969.

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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 66 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Sam Rayburn House Museum

The Sam Rayburn House Museum has provided a collection of photographs and artwork from the Rayburn family's personal collection. The mission of the Sam Rayburn House Museum is to increase local, regional and national awareness of Sam Rayburn's life and career as a United States Congressman through the preservation and interpretation of the historic site.

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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.

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1 photograph; b&w; 11 x 16 1/8 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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  • 1850/1969

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  • Sept. 3, 2011, 12:03 p.m.

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  • June 14, 2012, 9:31 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Harris & Ewing. Photographic portrait of Sam Rayburn, photograph, 1850/1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth183545/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sam Rayburn House Museum.