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Portrait of Abner Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Abner Love Rayburn, Sam Rayburn's youngest brother. He is wearing a dark dress suit and bow-tie. It is matted on an oval board. Abner Rayburn was the only Rayburn sibling to be born in Texas. All of Sam Rayburn and his other nine siblings were born in Tennessee. Sam Rayburn was grooming Abner towards a career in politics. Abner died in 1914 of typhoid fever. He was 23 years old.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of three small children, two girls and one boy. The older girl is sitting on a chair while the boy stands next to her with his hand on her shoulder, and the younger girl is sitting on the floor in front of them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Staley Bros.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of two young children, both boys, wearing outfits with large lace collars and posing with their heads together.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of two young children, both wearing large bow ties, posing with their heads close together.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Family]

Description: Portrait of a family of five. The mother and father sit in chairs, the youngest son sits on the mother's lap, the elementary-aged daughter sits on the arm of the father's chair, and the older, elementary-aged son stands in the middle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Group of Men]

Description: Portrait of six men, with three sitting in chairs and the rest standing behind them in front of a painted backdrop. On the back side of the photo is an illustration and advertisement for the photography studio that says, "Instantaneous portraits of children, a successful specialty. Paul H. Naschke, Art Studio, 420 22nd Street Galveston, Texas. Duplicates can be had at any time."
Date: unknown
Creator: Naschke, Paul H.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lynda Bird Johnson]

Description: Portrait of a little girl in a patterned dress sitting on a stool. Handwritten note on the photograph says, "To Mr. Boss - Uncle Sam - With love from - Lynda Bird."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Young Woman]

Description: Portrait of a young woman wearing a dress and standing in front of a loop of rope with a painted backdrop behind it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Thompson
Item Type: Photograph

[Portraits of a Young Boy]

Description: Three portraits of a young boy. In the first photo, the boy is sitting on a stool. In the second photo, the boy is kneeling on a chair. In the last photo, the boy is standing and reading a book on a table. The photos are on a brown card stock mat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard from Medibel Bartley to Kate Thomas]

Description: Postcard from Medibel Bartley to Kate Thomas. It reads: "Dear Kate. Got to Austin all right. Edward got in about six o'clock Sun. morn over the I. & G. N. He came into our train before we got up. Surely was glad to see him. Then in a few minutes here came Mr. & Mrs. Smith. We all had breakfast together. We are staying at the same place we stayed before. Mr. & Mrs. Smith are paying $22.00 just for room. We just have to pay $10.00. Did I leave my mirror? I just can't get along without it. I hate for you to have to send it but I surely need it. Will write more when I get some ink and stationery. Lots of love, Meddie."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartley, Medibel
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Azalea Time in Mobile, Alabama]

Description: Postcard of Azalea gardens in front of houses in Mobile, Alabama. The typed note on the back of the postcard describes the photograph: "Lovely homes abound in color during Azalea Time in historic Mobile, Ala." There is no handwritten message on the postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of the rose garden in Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile, Alabama. Typed note on the back of the postcard refers to the gardens as "The Charm Spot of the Deep South." There is no handwritten message on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Bird with Flowers and Ribbon]

Description: Postcard of a bird holding purple flowers in its beak surrounded by green ribbons. Underneath the bird in glittery writing is the name "Meddie." Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells the recipient that the author will not be visiting as planned. Printed text on the back of the card repeats the word "Post card" in languages including English, German, French, and thirteen other languages.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Colorful Parrot]

Description: Postcard of a colorful parrot. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells about an individual who is sick.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Girls in Antebellum Costumes]

Description: Postcard of girls in white ruffled dresses and sunhats with their escorts in colorful suits and top hats, standing in a garden with flowers and a fountain. The printed note on the back of the postcard describes the photo: "Lovely girls in Ante-Bellum costumes strolling with escorts through one of the many beautiful gardens, along the Azalea Trail in Mobile, Alabama."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Mobile Bay Causeway]

Description: Postcard of the Mobile Bay Causeway. Typed note on the back of the postcard describes the picture: "Aerial view of the Mobile Bay Causeway connecting Mobile and Spanish Fort." There is no handwritten message on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of the north view of the main building of the sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard from Annie Bradford to Lou Rayburn expresses thanks for a card.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bradford, Annie
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of the East Room of the White House]

Description: Postcard of the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Printed note on the back of the postcard describes the dimensions of the room as well as its use. Handwritten note on the back of the card is not addressed or signed but speaks of meeting the president.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of the Fort Worth Live Stock Exchange]

Description: Postcard of the outside of the Live Stock Exchange building in Fort Worth, Texas. Handwritten note on the front of the postcard from Tom Rayburn telling Lou Rayburn that he has arrived in Fort Worth.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rayburn, Tom
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of the Queen of Mobile's Azalea Trail]

Description: Postcard of a woman standing on a balcony overlooking a courtyard. In the courtyard are flowers, as well as a group of men and woman in colorful clothes with raised glasses. The printed note on the back of the postcard describes the photo: "The Queen of Mobile's Azalea Trail receives a toast from her court in the courtyard at Bellingrath Gardens." There is no handwritten message on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard