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Photograph of a young Abner Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Abner Rayburn. The black and white photograph is of a young Abner Rayburn, possibly at age nine or ten (around 1900). He wears a dark, double breasted coat with a white collared shirt. The studio portrait shows Abner from the waist up. Abner was born in 1891, the youngest of Sam Rayburn's siblings and the only sibling born in Texas (the Rayburn family moved from Tennessee to Texas in 1887). He died in 1914 of typhoid fever.
Date: 1891/1914
Item Type: Photograph

William Jennings Bryan campaign button

Description: William Jennings Bryan for President campaign button. Round celluloid button, metal back, no pin. Image of Bryan is a head and shoulders. He wears a dark suit with bow tie and white shirt. Text on lower right reads, "WM J BRYAN FOR PRESIDENT."
Date: 1896/1908