[Newspaper Clipping: Flaming Cross Burns in Yard at Rayburn Home]

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Two newspaper clippings of an article about a cross burned in the driveway of Speaker Sam Rayburn's home, Thursday, July 26, 1956. The second clipping is a continuation of the content in the first clipping. The article includes information about an FBI investigation, Sam Rayburn's opinion on the act, and an editorial note condemning the supposed nature of the act.

Physical Description

2 clippings : ill. ; 52 x 23 cm, or smaller.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. July 27, 1956.

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Sam Rayburn House Museum

The Sam Rayburn House Museum provides photographs and artwork from the Rayburn family's personal collection. Its mission centers on increasing 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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  • Main Title: [Newspaper Clipping: Flaming Cross Burns in Yard at Rayburn Home]
  • Added Title: FBI, Air Force Join In Probe of Incident
  • Added Title: Motorists Faked Tire Trouble While Cross Was Set Up In Drive; Expert Carpenter Constructed Support, Uprights

Description

Two newspaper clippings of an article about a cross burned in the driveway of Speaker Sam Rayburn's home, Thursday, July 26, 1956. The second clipping is a continuation of the content in the first clipping. The article includes information about an FBI investigation, Sam Rayburn's opinion on the act, and an editorial note condemning the supposed nature of the act.

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2 clippings : ill. ; 52 x 23 cm, or smaller.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • July 27, 1956

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  • July 26, 1956 - July 27, 1956

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 6, 2016, 12:39 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 24, 2016, 10:51 a.m.

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[Newspaper Clipping: Flaming Cross Burns in Yard at Rayburn Home], clipping, July 27, 1956; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787727/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sam Rayburn House Museum.