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[Police outside of the Texas School Book Depository]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image shows Dallas Police officers on the steps to the entrance of the Texas School Book Depository on November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Political Cartoon by Clifford Berryman depicting Sam Rayburn and FDR

Description: Political cartoon drawing by C.K. Berryman, featuring Uncle Sam, Sam Rayburn and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The cartoon depicts Uncle Sam as the central character. He is holding columns marked "HOUSING" and "BILL" in his left and right arms respectively. He appears to be shaking them and the columns are both broken and surrounded by other broken columns. A hat near his feet reads, "HOUSE." Sam Rayburn stands before President Roosevelt in the lower left corner. Sam Rayburn says, "I'M SORRY, MR. PRESIDENT. BUT THE FELLOW REALLY DOESN'T KNOW HIS OWN STRENGTH." The cartoon is a commentary on the House voting down Roosevelt's proposed $800 million Housing Bill which would have provided funding to the impoverished people in the U.S. This was just one of many bills proposed by FDR that was voted down by Congress. Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner. It reads, "DEAR SAM RAYBURN--MY HAT'S OFF TO A FELLOW WHO KNOWS! C.K. BERRYMAN, EVENING STAR, AUG., 1939"
Date: August 1939
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Political Cartoon by Clifford Berryman depicting Sam Rayburn and John Nance Garner

Description: Drawing of Sam Rayburn shaking hands with Vice President John Nance Garner. A political cartoon by C.K. Berryman depicting caricatures of Sam Rayburn, dressed as a cowboy holding onto the reins of a donkey noted to be "HOUSE MAJORITY." Rayburn is shaking hands with Garner. Garner says, "NOW RIDE HIM COWBOY!" This is a commentary on Rayburn's election to Majority Leader. Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner with the words, "TO MY GOOD OLD TEXAN FRIEND SAM RAYBURN WHO WAS 'BORN TO LEAD' WITH HEARTY ASSURANCE THAT I'LL BE ON THE CHEERLINE! LET'ER GO!!! C.K. BERRYMAN, EVENING STAR, JAN. 5, 1937"
Date: January 5, 1937
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Political Cartoon of Sam Rayburn by C.K. Berryman

Description: Drawing by political cartoonist, C.K. Berryman. Done in black ink. The drawing shows caricatures of Sam Rayburn speaking to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Rayburn is sweating profusely as he appears to say, "Everything is harmonious, Mr. President!" Roosevelt is seated at a desk looking at Rayburn. Roosevelt says, "You may think its harmony but sounds awful sour to me!" The dome of the U.S. Capitol stands in the background. Angry words can be seen around the capitol as if those inside are yelling. Words such as "Boo!" "Blah!" and "Throw him out!" can be seen. The cartoon is a commentary on the difficulty Rayburn had in organizing the Democratic party due to differing viewpoints from the various congressmen. Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner. It reads, "TO MY GOOD FRIEND RAYBURN WHO NEVER SAYS DIE! C.K. BERRYMAN EVENING STAR, JULY 30, 1939"
Date: July 30, 1939
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Political Cartoon of Sam Rayburn by Clifford Berryman

Description: Drawing of Sam Rayburn and others. A political cartoon featuring Senate Minority Leader Charles McNary, Senate Majority Leader Alben Barkley, House Speaker William Bankhead, Vice President John Garner, House Minority Leader Joseph Martin and House Majority Leader Sam Rayburn. The men all hold dress suits (tuxedos) on hangers along with formal hats. They stand at a store with a sign outside that reads, "SECOND HAND TOGS TAKEN HERE--FAIR PRICES OFFERED!" The men (specifically John Nance Garner) says to the store attendent, " WHAT'LL YOU GIVE US? WE'VE GOT TO GET BACK TO WORK!" This cartoon is a commentary on the visit of the King of England, George VI and his wife Elizabeth to the United States in 1939. The congressional delegation selected to honor the royals consisted of those seen in the cartoon.
Date: 1939
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Portait of Sabino and Friends

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and several of his friends and circus performers. Sabino is pictured in the first row on the far left. Several other men stand around Sabino wearing suits and hats. One woman stands in the center of the group, wearing a fur hat and coat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portait of Sabino Gomez in Performance Costume

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez in his circus costume, consisting of a matching vest and pants embroidered with flowers and vines. Sabino is resting his shoulder on a square pedestal with a bouquet of flowers resting on its top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Portait of Sabino On Swing

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two friends playing on a swing set. Sabino is sitting on the front-most swing, holding onto a metal pole for support. His two friends are sharing a swing behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Portrait of a Baby]

Description: Photograph of an African American infant in a white gown. It is sitting on a chair with a blanket draped over it. Behind the chair is a table with a book and some papers on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Dancer]

Description: Photograph of a drawing created by Virginia R. Garcia. The drawing consists of a single female figure against a solid background. The woman is wearing a light-colored shirt and skirt. Her hair is worn in a bun, piled on her head. Her left leg is extended behind her as if she is balancing on one foot.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Witte Museum

[Portrait of a Eight Young Children]

Description: Photograph of eight young African American children standing in front of a television and striped curtains. Two boys standing on the left are wearing dark slacks with dark sweaters and bow-ties. The younger children in the front are wearing light colored pants and shirts. The two boys on the right are wearing dark slacks and light button down shirts. The only girl is in the center and is holding the youngest child in her arms.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Four Young Children]

Description: Photograph of four young African American children standing in front of light colored lace curtains. The boy on the far left is wearing dark slacks, a light button down shirt with suspenders and a bow-tie. The girl on his left is wearing a light colored sleeveless dress with ballet shoes. She is holding a wand and wearing a paper crown. The boy on her left is wearing dark slacks with a short cape tied around his shoulders and a paper crown as well. The girl on the far right of the picture is also wearing a light colored sleeveless dress, ballet shoes, and has two bows in her hair on either side of her head.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Group of Cub Scouts]

Description: Photograph of a group of thirteen African American boys wearing cub scout uniforms. The uniform is comprised of dark pants and matching button down shirt with a handkerchief tied around their necks and a brimmed hat with their logo. An older woman is standing in the back on the left wearing a dark dress and jacket. The entire group is standing on steps outside of a building. The building is believed to be Second Baptist Church of Waco.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a group of men]

Description: Photograph of a group of ten men wearing suits. They are posing in two rows and looking towards the camera. Each person has a written number above their head, and their names are identified in the caption.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Portrait of an older African American man sitting in front of a window with thin white curtains. He is wearing a dark suit and tie, and his hands are placed in his lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Portrait of an African American man standing in front of a wall comprised of horizontal wooden boards. A screen door is on his left and a chair is on his right. He is wearing a dark suit and tie with a handkerchief tucked into his outer pocket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Portrait of an African American man sitting in front of a window with thin white curtains over it. The man is wearing a dark suit and tie with a handkerchief tucked into his outer pocket. His fingers are intertwined and placed in his lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Portrait of an older African American man sitting on a bench in front of a window with blinds over it. Dark curtains are pushed to the right and a satin, pin-tucked valance is above the window. The man is wearing glasses and a dark suit with a handkerchief tucked into his outer pocket. His fingers are intertwined and placed in his lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Portrait of an older African American man sitting in front of a window with thin white curtains. He is wearing glasses and a dark suit and tie, and his hands are placed in his lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of an African American man sitting on a stool in front of a blank wall. He is wearing a dark suit and glasses. Next to him is a large piece of furniture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of an African American man wearing a dark suit, light button-down shirt, striped tie and light pocket square. He is sitting in front of a beach themed backdrop and is visible from the waist up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of an African American man wearing a dark military jacket and light hat with a dark brim. The photo is signed "Your son David H. Swanson."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of an African American man wearing a dark military uniform with a light button-down shirt and tie. He is also wearing a dark matching hat with a pin. The man is shown from the chest up.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of an African American man wearing a light three-piece suit and striped tie. He is sitting in front of a printed backdrop with his right leg crossed over his left and his hands around his right knee.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran