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[Newspaper Clipping: Nations Leaders Voice Eulogies for Rayburn]

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.
Date: November 17, 1961
Creator: Bridge, Gardner

[Newspaper Clipping: Tribute Paid Mr. Sam; 1/2-Million Stamps Sold]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the release of the Sam Rayburn commemorative stamp. Includes a photo of members of Sam Rayburn's family buying some of the first sheets of the commemorative stamps. Also includes a photo of Congressman Ray Roberts introducing the Vice President for his principal address of the stamp ceremonies. On the back of the clipping is the newspaper publishing information, short articles about local events, and a few advertisements.
Date: September 17, 1962