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[Newspaper Clipping: Congress Tenure is Longest in History]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn served longer any member in the House of Representatives and double of any Speaker of the House. Sam Rayburn as Speaker of the House, served with four presidents which include President Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Harry S. Truman, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy. On the back of the clipping are portions of two one-panel comics, and an article concerning communism.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Death Claims 'Miss Lu']

Description: Newspaper clipping about Lucinda Rayburn dies in her home at the age of eighty-two. The newspaper clipping describes arrangement of funeral services, her life, her influence on Sam Rayburn's career. There are several articles on the back, discussing various topics.
Date: May 27, 1957
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping discussing the opening of the Sam Rayburn Library]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article talking about Sam Rayburn's reaction to the opening of the Sam Rayburn library in Bonham, Texas. The clipping includes a large picture from 1957 of Mr. Rayburn sitting in the replica of his office that resides in the library. On the back are 4 comic strips, a happy birthday message, and portions of two advertisements.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Echoes of The Speaker]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the popularity of the Sam Rayburn Library in Bonham, Texas. The article also includes descriptions of some of the featured items in the Library's museum. There are advertisements on each side of each clipping.
Date: October 13, 1963
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Eisenhower, Truman Praise Mr. Rayburn]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Former President Eisenhower and Former President Harry S. Truman while mourning his death, commending Sam Rayburn's service as Speaker of the House. On the back of the newspaper clipping is information on a cancelled pep rally in Bonham, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Favorite Accepts Gifts to Mr. Sam's Library in Statewide Drive]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the Daily Favorite to be designated as the local collection agency for the Sam Rayburn Library endowment fund. On the back of the clipping is a portion of an article about Sam Rayburn's life. The back of the clipping also includes information on the newspaper publishers, an advertisement for a movie, and portions of a few other articles.
Date: unknown
Creator: McAlister, Aubrey
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Flaming Cross Burns in Yard at Rayburn Home]

Description: Two newspaper clippings of an article about a cross burned in the driveway of Speaker Sam Rayburn's home, Thursday, July 26, 1956. The second clipping is a continuation of the content in the first clipping. The article includes information about an FBI investigation, Sam Rayburn's opinion on the act, and an editorial note condemning the supposed nature of the act.
Date: July 27, 1956
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Funeral Rites Set At 1:30 Saturday]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn's funeral services for 1:30 on Saturday. There are details of what time the services will be held, what time school will be letting on Friday, what time Vice President and Mrs, Lyndon Johnson arrives on Thursday, and details about his life. On the back of the clipping are several advertisements and portions of an article about Sam Rayburn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: His Friends Pay Tribute to Rayburn]

Description: Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn Library being dedicated on Wednesday. There were an order of distinguish speakers giving tribute to Sam Rayburn. On the back of the clipping is a portion of an illustration of a woman's dress.
Date: unknown
Creator: Walsh, Terry
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Humble, Great Pay Final Honor]

Description: Newspaper clipping about thousands of people paying final tribute to Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn. There were over thousand people inside the First Baptist church for the service service. There were approximately five thousand people standing outside the church and around fifteen thousand people for all services estimated by the Department of Public Safety. On the back of the clippings are articles on hard water in Chicago and football.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Latin Club Gives to Library Fund]

Description: Newspaper clipping about members of the Latin Club from Bonham high school, delivering a check for the Sam Rayburn Library fund, to The Favorite office. On the back of the newspaper clipping is an article about Mr. and Mrs. Benton Jones returning from their 10 day vacation.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Newspaper Clipping: Leads Tribute To Speaker Rayburn]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a black and white photo. In the photo, Treasury Secretary Robert B. Anderson delivering the main address at the Sam Rayburn Library dedication, while Senator Lyndon Johnson, former President Harry S. Truman, Mrs. Truman, Sam Rayburn, and Mrs. Anderson look on. On the back of the clipping is an article for men's suits.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping