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[1949 Inauguration Event Schedule]

Description: Card with a schedule of events for the 1949 inauguration written on it. The events range from Saturday, January 18 to Thursday, January 23, and include dinners at the Mayflower Hotel and a buffet luncheon at the White House.
Date: [1949-01-18..1949-01-23]

[1949 Inauguration Ticket]

Description: Ticket to the 1949 inauguration ceremonies. The ticket reads: "President's Platform. Inauguration Ceremonies. January Twentieth, 1949. Admit the Bearer to the Senate Wing of the Capitol and through the Rotunda Door to the President's Platform" and is signed "Carl Hayden, Chairman, Committee on Arrangements." The back of the invitation is signed "Joseph C. Duke, Sergeant at Arms, U. S. Senate."
Date: January 20, 1949

Certificate of Honorary Membership in the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas

Description: Certificate given to Sam Rayburn by the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas. Mr. Rayburn was given an honorary membership in the club on November 19, 1949. The document is printed on standard size ivory paper. The text of the certificate reads: "CERTIFICATE OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN THE YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT SAM RAYBURN IS HELD IN SUCH HIGH ESTEEM BY THE MEMBER- SHIP OF THIS ORGANIZATION THAT IT HAS ELECTED TO CONFER UPON HIM THE FULL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, THE AUTHORIZED OFFICER OF THIS ORGANIZATION HAS HERETO AFFIXED HIS OF- FICIAL SIGNATURE THIS 19th DAY OF NOVEMBER 1949. LESLIE CHAPMAN (?) (signature) PRESIDENT"
Date: 1949

[Congressional Record Page, Sixty-Third Congress, Third Session]

Description: Congressional Record page from the 63rd Congress, 3rd session. The page includes a speech by Hon. William Kettner of California in the House of Representatives, a letter written by W. R. Hervy, and another letter written by Motley, Hewes Flint, Dana Reid Weller, William Rhodes Hervey, and Samuel E. Burke, all past Grand Masters of Masons. The speech and letters are related to the Los Angeles investigation into "The Alleged Oath or Obligation of the Knights of Columbus."
Date: January 29, 1915

[Flower Label from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Sam Rayburn]

Description: Label for flowers sent to Sam Rayburn in honor of his sixtieth birthday from President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The label has a picture of The White House and is addressed to "The Speaker of The House of Representatives." At the bottom of the label is text which reads "Perishable flowers. Keep from frost and extreme heat."
Date: January 6, 1941

Gift Card to Sam Rayburn

Description: Printed gift card. The black text is printed on a thick piece of cardstock. The text of the gift card reads: "TO HON. SAM RAYBURN, THE COAST GUARD BILL WAS THE 'BREAK 'O DAY' FOR THE PATROLMENT OF THE U.S. LIFE SAVING SERVICE WITH THEIR GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF YOUR EFFORTS ON THEIR BEHALF"
Date: 1907

[House of Representatives Envelope]

Description: Envelope with no address and no contents, and the only text being a printed note in the left-hand corner which says: "House of Representatives."
Date: unknown

[Invitation to the Sam Rayburn Library Dedication]

Description: Invitation sent from the trustees of the Sam Rayburn Foundation inviting an individual to the dedication of the Sam Rayburn Library in Bonham, Texas on October 9, 1957.
Date: October 9, 1957
Creator: Sam Rayburn Foundation

Jeanne Nash, Woman's Shops - RI 1-6911

Description: Card for Jeanne Nash from Neiman Marcus with a list of names written on the front and back; the names are associated with dates ranging from 1914 to 1966.
Date: unknown

[Letter from Cecily N. Kilday to Lou Rayburn - February 11]

Description: Letter from Cecile N. Kilday, Corresponding Secretary for The Congressional Club in Washington D.C., to Miss Lou Rayburn, which expresses thanks to Lou Rayburn for attending the club's Presidential reception.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kilday, Cecile

[Letter from Jane Bartley to Medibel Bartley - March 23, 1960]

Description: Letter from Jane Bartley to Medibel (Meddie) Bartley, dated March 23, 1960, in which she writes about her disappointment with her grades and her upcoming participation in the Cherry Blossom Parade. It includes an envelope, postmarked March 24, 1960.
Date: March 23, 1960
Creator: Bartley, Jane

[Note from Marguerite]

Description: Small card with a handwritten message: "Thinking of you, With love, Marguerite."
Date: unknown

[One Admissions Ticket]

Description: One admissions ticket, with a mathematical equation written on the reverse side.
Date: unknown

[R. O. Evans & Company Envelope]

Description: Empty envelope with typed text in the middle: "R. O. Evans & Company, 1104 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, U. S. A."
Date: unknown

[School Report Card and Class Roster]

Description: School report card and class roster, including grades for arithmetic, reading, spelling, and writing. The students listed are Alice Hammer, Ella Hammer, Granville Twity, Roy Thompson, Melvin Tarver, Gay Tarver, Ora Parker, Flora Parker, Roy Parker, Elma Parker, Sam Crownover, Charlie Moore, Eva Moore, Willie Click, Lewis Click, Ralph Hollis, Floyd Clutter, Frank Click, Henry Apple, Frank Hollis, and Lillie Apple.
Date: [1900..1901]

[Short Genealogy List of the Rayburns]

Description: Short list of ancestors of Sam Rayburn and his brothers and sisters; the list includes grandparents born around 1800, and continues through Sam Rayburn's death.
Date: 1970?

Speech by Judge Learned Hand "Spirit of Liberty"

Description: Document with the most famous lines from Judge Learned Hand's speech from the "I Am An American Day" event which was held in New York City's Central Park on May 21, 1944. Hand spoke about the spirit of liberty and how it is found in our hearts, not in a physical location or within any documents. He became very well known for this speech and specifically this passage. The text is printed in black ink on cream colored paper. The text is framed by a thin, black decorative border.
Date: 1944/1961

[United States Congress Envelope]

Description: Empty envelope with "Congress of the United States" printed in the top left, "President's Platform" in the bottom left, and "No. 85" in the top right corner.
Date: unknown

[Valentine's Day Card]

Description: Valentine's Day card, specifically for a sister, with a red rose on the front of it and a typed note inside. A handwritten note on the back of the card says, "Was just wishing I had Valentines to send and took a walk down the avenue and found these - I'm not going to try to live up to all this loving talk in these. I feel a lot of it though. Ruth is in bed today with cold. Hope she is better tomorrow for we are to have turkey dinner with them Monday night. Have had a hard time getting a visit with them. Am going to Mrs. Thurman's luncheon. Then I hope I'll get rounding up - Robert just called - Ruth has bronchitis - I'm afraid our turkey dinner is off - Love, Lucy.
Date: unknown