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[Portrait of a Couple]

Description: Portrait of couple wearing formal clothing. Woman is seated while man is standing. Photo is mounted on a brown frame with the name of the studio printed, "Howse Bros. Studio, Ladonia, Texas."
Date: 1900~
Creator: Howse Bros. Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Portrait of a Group of Men and One Woman]

Description: Portrait of a group of eleven formally dressed men in three rows, either standing, sitting in chairs or sitting on the floor. In the middle of the group, sitting in a chair, is one woman wearing a white dress. Photograph border includes the name and logo of the portrait studio, "Driver, Commerce, Tex."
Date: 1900~
Creator: Driver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of a Baby Portrait]

Description: Postcard of a baby portrait. The baby is wearing a white dress. There is no message on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of a Man and Baby]

Description: Postcard of a man and baby photographed outdoors. The man, wearing a suit, stands in the background beside a tree while the baby, in a white dress, stands in the foreground looking at the ground. No message is written on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Crazy Well in Mineral Wells, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Crazy Well in Mineral Wells, Texas. Handwritten message on the front of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn that the author, "Kate," wishes she was with them.
Date: August 14, 1906
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of "The Dam Kid"]

Description: Postcard of a group of people dropping things and running into each other because of a child and his kite. Text beneath the picture says, "The Dam Kid." Handwritten note on the front of the card mentions a dress that Lou Rayburn is sending to the author.
Date: March 2, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of North Texas Hospital for Insane]

Description: Postcard of the main entrance of the North Texas Hospital for the Insane in Terrell, Texas. Handwritten message on the front of the postcard from Tom Rayburn to Lou Rayburn expresses his desire for her to see the buildings.
Date: June 1907
Creator: Rayburn, Tom
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Tarrant County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the Tarrant County Courthouse in Fort Worth, Texas. Handwritten note on the front of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells of the author's plans to travel to El Paso.
Date: June 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Mission San Jose]

Description: Postcard of Mission San Jose in San Antonio, Texas. Handwritten note on the front of the postcard expresses the author's excitement about seeing Lou Rayburn soon.
Date: July 9, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Christmas Postcard]

Description: Christmas postcard of a wreath with a ribbon, and "A Merry Christmas" printed in the middle of the wreath. Below the text is a space for the sender to write his name, and "Will" is written in. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard seems unfinished and simply says, "How is your." Card is addressed to Lou Rayburn.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Flowers]

Description: Postcard of purple flowers behind a white ribbon with text that says, "Kind Regards." Handwritten note on the back of the card talks about the weather, addressed to Lou Rayburn.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Mountain Park Hotel in Hot Springs, North Carolina]

Description: Postcard of a room with several chairs and tables with potted plants. Text on the front of the postcard states that the room is the reception room at Mountain Park Hotel in Hot Springs, North Carolina. Handwritten note on the back of the card tells Lou Rayburn that the author will not be home that night.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Street in Colorado, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street crowded with horse-drawn wagons. Text on the front of the card names the street as Second Street in Colorado, Texas. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn, "Dear sister," and offers greetings to their mother.
Date: July 27, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Girl Diving]

Description: Postcard of a girl in a yellow dress diving into water. Text on the front of the postcard says: "Down she goes, Galveston Texas." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard expresses Sam Rayburn's desire for Lou Rayburn to be with him on his trip.
Date: February 23, 1909
Creator: Rayburn, Sam
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Baseball Game]

Description: Postcard of a baseball game. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells about the baseball game and the author's intent to travel to Texarkana. Addressed to Lou Rayburn.
Date: June 27, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the Memphis, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of a bird's eye view of Memphis, Tennessee. Handwritten note on the front and back of the postcard speaks to Mr. N. M. Rayburn of the author's mother's health.
Date: August 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Forest Park in Memphis, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of Forest Park in Memphis, Tennessee. Photo shows a park with green grass and several sidewalks surrounding a statue of a man on a horse. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn about the author's mother and her well-being.
Date: August 24, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Factory in Port Neches, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a factory near railroad tracks. Text on the front of the postcard describes the picture: "Factory where Texaco roofing is made. Port Neches, Jefferson County, Texas." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard sends greetings to Lou Rayburn.
Date: October 24, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Gibson Well and Park]

Description: Postcard of a park surrounded by a white fence, with a building at the entrance. Text on the front of the postcard identifies the park as Gibson Well and Park in Mineral Wells, Texas. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn of the author's travels and upcoming return to Dallas.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Cotton Wharf in New Orleans, Louisiana]

Description: Postcard of a wharf with bales of cotton in front of ships. Printed text on the back of the postcard states that the place pictured is the Cotton Wharf in New Orleans, Louisiana. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard from Cecil to Lou Rayburn tells of Cecil's traveling plans.
Date: January 13, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum