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Historical Signatures

Description: Copy photograph of a document with copies of famous signatures; printed text at the bottom of the page says "Facsimiles of Signatures by Historical Personages." Included are signatures by Santa Anna, Ben Milam, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and Jim Bowie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site

[Newspaper Clipping discussing the appreciation fund for the Sam Rayburn Memorial Library]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a black and white photo of Joe Britton, a Bonham businessman, holding an artist's rendering of the Rayburn Memorial Library. Included is a short description of the photo, as well as the campaign to raise money for the Library. On the back is information on local television programming.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site

[Newspaper Clipping: As A Nation Grieves]

Description: Newspaper clipping of two black and white photos. The first photo shows a man passing the American flag at half-mast in front of the Rayburn Library, and includes a short description. The second photo shows Vice-President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson supposedly walking towards the Sam Rayburn family home, and a includes short description. On the back of the clipping is part of a spread encouraging people to go to church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site

[Letter from Manuel Ordiera to Santa Anna, June 26, 1833]

Description: Ordiera's letter to Santa Anna, giving him an account of which their spies informed to him into a meeting to invade all the State of Mexico. Tetlacala, Iguala; Tierra Caliente; Valladolid; Teloloapan; gral. Franco Hernández; Buena Vista; Chilapa; Ometepec; Oaxaca; Costa Chica; cnel. Tomás Moreno; Pérez Palacios; Cuernavaca; Zavala.
Date: June 26, 1833
Creator: Ordiera, Manuel
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Man, Woman and Holy Bible

Description: Unknown man and women photographed. They are an older couple and she has her left hand on his shoulder. The man is dressed in a dark three piece suit with white shirt. There is a chair from his vest to a pocket. The man is holding a large copy of the Holy Bible. The couple may be standing in front of a scalloped pattern quilt.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

R. W. Hubert

Description: R. W. Hubert poses for a professional portrait. Mr. Hubert was a member of Hood's Texas Brigade. This protrait was taken during Hood's Brigade Reunion that was in Floresville on October 13, 1915. Mr. Hubert has a long beard with a short haircut. He is wearing a dark suit with his Hood's Brigade reunion pin. In his breast pocket there looks to be other photos.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Mrs. W. B. Toone

Description: Mrs. W. B. Toone poses for a professional photograph studio. She is wear of beautifully embroidered gown that is dark in color with butterfly design stitching,
Date: unknown
Creator: E. Miculka, Floresville, TX
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Peter B. Barnes

Description: Photographer Peter Barnes is posed to be counting his fingers. He is posed to take the photo in profile style. He is dressed in a suite. He is sporting his short haircut and full beard.
Date: 1904
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society
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