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[Newspaper Clipping: Mr. Sam Planned His Great Future In Cotton Field]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn planning out his future, while in a cotton field, as a young boy. His accomplishments, marriage, divorce, and personality as a politician are being discuss in this newspaper clipping. On the back of the clipping are portions of advertisements and two comics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Burnett, Leon
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Mr. Sam was Friend Of the Common Man]

Description: Newspaper clipping about how Sam Rayburn as member of Congress he was advocate for the common man by discussing his accomplishments. He showed his advocacy through introducing and supporting legislation to help the common man. There are partial cartoons on the back of the newspaper clipping.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Nation Mourns Death of Mr. Sam]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the nation mourning death of Sam Rayburn from both the Republicans and Democrats. There is a photograph of Mrs. W. A. Thomas, Sam Rayburn's sister, leaving the Risser hospital on Thursday morning being assisted into the car by H. G. Dulaney and Mrs. Joyce Lightfoot. On the back of the clippings are portions of advertisements and other articles.
Date: unknown
Creator: United Press International
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Nation Mourns Death of Speaker Sam Rayburn]

Description: Newspaper clipping about distinguish United States leaders giving statements in regards to Sam Rayburn. On the back of the newspaper clipping is an article on Registrar quitting at Hardin-Baylor. On the back of the clipping are portions of articles, advertisements, and a one-paneled cartoon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping of photos from Sam Rayburn's funeral]

Description: Newspaper clipping of two black and white photos from Sam Rayburn's funeral. The first photo shows the casket bearers carrying the casket of Sam Rayburn into the Rayburn Library, and includes a short description. The second photo shows a long line of people waiting outside the Sam Rayburn Library to view Sam Rayburn's body, and includes a short description. On the back of the clipping are portions of four comic strips.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Our Favorite Picture...]

Description: Newspaper clipping about pictures taking of Sam Rayburn throughout the years and which is the best. The newspaper clipping discusses the favorite pictures because of the announcement of Sam Rayburn's death. On the back of the newspaper clipping are food ads.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Photograph of the Graveside Service at Willow Wild]

Description: Newspaper clipping about a photograph displaying Former Presidents Dwight D, Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman and President John F. Kennedy, at graveside service, for Sam Rayburn. There are group of people standing with the Presidents at graveside in Willow Wild cemetery. On the back of the clipping are short articles on sports scores.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Postal Service Represented]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a photo of postal workers who went to Washington D.C. for the Sam Rayburn commemorative ceremonies. The clipping includes a fragment of another photo of a speaker at the Sam Rayburn commemorative ceremonies. On the back of the clipping are a list of local death and an article on the Democratic Party nomination.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Presidents Pay Final Tribute]

Description: Newspaper clipping about President John F. Kennedy, Former President Harry S. Truman, Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower sitting together Sam Rayburn's interment services. Sam Rayburn served as Speaker of the House for all three Presidents. On the back of the clipping are two advertisements and a few articles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Rayburn Became An Institution]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn characteristics as Speaker of the House and history of him becoming Speaker of the House. The article includes favorite foods, drinks, and interest of the Texas farm. On the back of the clippings are portions of cartoons and articles on local events.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Rayburn Library]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an architect's drawing of the proposed Sam Rayburn Library. Underneath the image is a brief description, which also discusses the appreciation fund drive to raise money for the building. On the back of the clipping is a portion of an advertisement for the movie, "Carmen Jones."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Rayburn Named Speaker Of House-Seventh Time]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn serving as Speaker of House for the seventh term. Sam Rayburn became Speaker of House for the first time on September 16, 1940. On the back of the newspaper clipping an one of the articles describing Mr and Mrs. Burnsed celebrating 50th Anniversary.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Services Televised]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn's funeral services being televised. The crowd cheered for President Kennedy, as he rode in a closed limousine through town, to the church. There were thousands of people that came to Bonham to attend the funeral in this small town. On the back of the clipping are portions of three comic strips.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Speaker Sam Rayburn is gone.]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn dying in his sleep at 6: 20 a.m. at Risser Hospital. There are details about the funeral services and quotes from three former Presidents. On the back of the newspaper clipping are advertisements for Bonham drive-in theatre and Clarence Elkins Grocery & Market.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Speaker's Chair Draped in Black]

Description: Newspaper clipping about speaker's chair draped in black and on his desk is a wreath of yellow chrysanthemums, on top of wreath, lies his gavel. On the back of the newspaper clipping is an advertisement for the Grove State Bank.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping