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[Flower Label from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Sam Rayburn]

Description: Label for flowers sent to Sam Rayburn in honor of his sixtieth birthday from President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The label has a picture of The White House and is addressed to "The Speaker of The House of Representatives." At the bottom of the label is text which reads "Perishable flowers. Keep from frost and extreme heat."
Date: January 6, 1941
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[1949 Inauguration Ticket]

Description: Ticket to the 1949 inauguration ceremonies. The ticket reads: "President's Platform. Inauguration Ceremonies. January Twentieth, 1949. Admit the Bearer to the Senate Wing of the Capitol and through the Rotunda Door to the President's Platform" and is signed "Carl Hayden, Chairman, Committee on Arrangements." The back of the invitation is signed "Joseph C. Duke, Sergeant at Arms, U. S. Senate."
Date: January 20, 1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Pictures Above a Bench]

Description: Photograph of large picture frames, each with photos of previous Grimes County attorneys, treasurers, or justices of the peace, mounted on the wall above a long wooden bench in the Grimes County courthouse in Anderson, Texas.
Date: February 9, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Transcript of Letter from Congress to Stephen F. Austin, September 10, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from José María Viesca and Juan Antonio Padilla to Stephen F. Austin, on September 10, 1828, discussing recent elections for representatives in Congress, and the laws they are considering changing to help the state.
Date: September 10, 1828
Creator: Viesca, José María & Padilla, Juan Antonio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Eightieth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1

Description: The Journal contains the proceedings of the House of Representatives of Texas including legislation, reports, discussions, votes, and points-of-order. Some volumes also contain supplementary materials.
Date: 2007
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dr. and Mrs. John Haley

Description: Dr. John Haley was one of the Irving area's earliest physicians. The Haley family arrived in the area in the late 1850s. John was born in 1866. He was a teacher for a time, but after his first wife died, he returned to school and then entered the medical profession. He served as Irving's mayor from 1927 until his death in 1932. He is pictured here with his second wife, Anna Good Haley, in 1906.
Date: 1906~
Partner: Irving Archives