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Photo of Alfred E. Smith, Bernard Baruch and Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Alfred E. Smith, Bernard Baruch and Sam Rayburn. The group of men all wear dark, three piece suits, white button-down shirts and dark ties. They sit near a table, which is in the foreground. The table has several pieces of paper on it and several glass ashtrays. The back of the photo reads, "ALFRED E. SMITH - BERNARD BARUCH - SAM RARYBURN - IN CONFERENCE ON RAILROAD LEGISLATION."
Date: 1950/1969
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photo of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. A formal black and white portrait of Rayburn. Rayburn wears a dark, three piece suit with a white, button-down shirt and a dark colored tie. He sits at a desk which contains papers, pen stand and pens and an ashtray. Rayburn has his left elbow propped up on the desk, the other arm is at his side.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Modell
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photograph of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. The photo is a head and shoulders view of Mr. Rayburn. He wears a dark suit jacket, dark tie, white button-down shirt, and a tan colored cowboy/fedora style hat. This image was taken of Mr. Sam later in his life, most likely between 1950 and 1961.
Date: 1950/1961
Creator: Wichita Falls Times and Record News, Photographer Jim Cochran
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph of Larry Wydermyer with a Bicycle]

Description: Photograph of Larry Wydermyer standing outside behind a bicycle on Tabor Street in Waco, Texas. He is six or seven years old, wearing a pair of light shorts and has his right hand on the seat of the bike, and his left on the handlebars. A few trees and a house are in the background, and an older woman can be seen sitting on the porch.
Date: 1952/1953
Creator: Williams, Junious M.
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Cars in Santa Parade]

Description: Photograph of cars driving in the Cleveland Santa Parade. The car in the foreground has a logo on the side that advertises the Flower House and reads, "We telegraph Flowers". Stores in the background include Texas Jewelry, T. C. Hill Insurance, and Lack's. On the left is the Farmers State Bank and United Gas.
Date: 1953
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Mill Iron Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a group of six men on horses at the Mill Iron Ranch. The men are all wearing cowboy hats, and are identified as Polly O'Neil, Ruffin Cox, Bob Henton, Virgil Thompson, Clem Timmons, and Norman Potter.
Date: 1953/1954
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Santa Float in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Santa float during the Cleveland Santa Parade. There is a man dressed as Santa Claus waving towards the crowd and two young children on the float. Sweet's Barber Shop and the Smart Shoppe can be seen behind the crowd watching the parade.
Date: 1953
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Santa Parade in Downtown Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a car during the Santa Parade in downtown Cleveland, Texas. The car shows the logo "Cleveland Kiwanis" and is on the corner of East Houston and Travis Street. The Farmer's State Bank and Texan Theater, playing Call Me Madam, can be seen in the background. There is a crowd of people congregated by the side of the road near the Super Value Grocery.
Date: 1953
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Photograph of Samuell at Mesquite Park]

Description: Photograph of one man named Samuell and an unidentified man at Mesquite Park. The back of the photo states that the two men were doing a "143 Acre sprigging job." Both men are on the sprigging machine in an open field. A stamp on the back names the image as an official photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: April 4, 1955
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Newspaper Clippings about Candy Barr]

Description: Newspaper clippings about Juanita Dale Phillips, also known as Candy Barr. The headlines are "Girls' Exposure Causes Closure", "Candy Barr Freed on Bond Under Marijuana Charges", "Judge Resets Trial Hearing For Stripper", "Candy's Act Set In Justice Court", and "Man Free on Bond In Abortion Case."
Date: 1956-02-09/1958-03-04
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Newspaper Clippings with Photograph of Candy Barr]

Description: Newspaper clippings about Juanita Dale Phillips, also known as Candy Barr. The headlines are "Grand Jury Will Study Candy's Shooting Case", "Jury Indicts Candy Barr", "Stripper Charged With Drug Count", and "Delay in Candy Barr Trial Denied by Judge." Included with the last article is a portrait of Candy Barr.
Date: 1956-02-10/1958-02-11
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives