[Newspaper Clipping: Nations Leaders Voice Eulogies for Rayburn]

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Newspaper clipping of an article about the eulogies read by prominent politicians at Sam Rayburn's funeral, including words spoken by President Kennedy, Congressman John W. McCormack, former President Herbert Hoover, former President Harry S. Truman, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, and others. On the back of the clippings are advertisements for Kraft and other articles.

Physical Description

3 clippings : ill. ; 29 x 19 cm, or smaller.

Creation Information

Bridge, Gardner November 17, 1961.

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This clipping is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 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 , with 11 in the last month . More information about this clipping can be viewed below.

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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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Description

Newspaper clipping of an article about the eulogies read by prominent politicians at Sam Rayburn's funeral, including words spoken by President Kennedy, Congressman John W. McCormack, former President Herbert Hoover, former President Harry S. Truman, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, and others. On the back of the clippings are advertisements for Kraft and other articles.

Physical Description

3 clippings : ill. ; 29 x 19 cm, or smaller.

Notes

Small hole on the top right of the first page of the first clipping (page 1).

Small tear on the top of the third clipping (pages 5-6).

Masking tape covers the text on the top left of the second page of the third clipping (page 6).

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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Creation Date

  • November 17, 1961

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  • 1952 - November 17, 1961

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 6, 2016, 12:39 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 24, 2016, 10:57 a.m.

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Bridge, Gardner. [Newspaper Clipping: Nations Leaders Voice Eulogies for Rayburn], clipping, November 17, 1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787750/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sam Rayburn House Museum.