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Autographed Print of Atkins Jefferson (Jeff) McLemore

Description: Black and White print of Atkins Jefferson (Jeff) McLemore. The image was produced by B.F. Johnson Inc. of Washington, D.C. The image was likely created during McLemore's time in the U.S. House of Representatives (1915-1919) as delegate at-large from Texas. The image is printed on cream-colored matboard/cardstock with the image circular shaped at the center. The head and shoulders image shows McLemore wearing a dark colored suit coat, white collared shirt and tie. A round pin is on his lapel. He has gray hair and a mustache. The image is autographed, "Sincerely yours, Jeff McLemore." The signature of the company that produced the image is written in pencil at lower right, "B.F. Johnson."
Date: 1900/1929
Item Type: Image

[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

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
Item Type: Text

Photograph of man on beach

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a beach. The black and white photo shows the man standing in the sand looking out upon the tide and the sky. The man, silhoutted against the brightness of the sky is wearing a brimmed fisherman's hat, wears a spyglass on a cord around his neck and wears a coat and pants and rubber boots. The photo includes the signature/maker's mark in the lower left corner that reads, "COPYRIGHT 1907 BY C.H. CLAUDY." The photo is framed with a stained and faded ivory mat.
Date: 1907
Creator: Carl H. Claudy
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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