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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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