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The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn

Description: Compilation of tributes about Sam Rayburn written by his colleagues in the U.S. Congress to commemorate his tenure as the longest-serving Speaker of the House of Representatives. It includes some brief biographical information and explanation about the importance of the post.
Date: 1961
Creator: United States. Congress. (87th, 1st session : 1961). House.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Rayburn]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a reception honoring Sam Rayburn's service as the longest serving speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Date: October 27, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sam Rayburn]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Sam Rayburn, House Speaker, attending and speaking at the dedication of a new water plant in Wylie, Texas.
Date: April 20, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Demo. convention]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the state democratic convention hosted at the Municipal auditorium in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: September 9, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Garner]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about over a thousand people attending former vice president, John Nance Garner's, ninetieth birthday.
Date: November 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mr. Sam comes home]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Sam Rayburn returning home from the Democratic Convention.
Date: July 16, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Kennedy]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about John F. Kennedy arriving in Fort Worth.
Date: September 13, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site

[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: 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
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site

[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
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site
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