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Photograph of Sam Rayburn and his sisters, Katherine (Rayburn) Thomas and Medibel (Rayburn) Bartley

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn and two sisters; Katherine [Kate] (Rayburn) Thomas and Medibel [Meddie](Rayburn) Bartley. The women are on the left wearing dark dresses with brooches. Sam Rayburn is wearing a dark suit and tie. They are standing outside Sam Rayburn's home, near the screened porch on the south side of the home.
Date: February 2, 1957
Creator: Eastman Kodak Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Painting of Sam Rayburn

Description: Painting of Sam Rayburn. He is seated at a desk and wearing a dark blue suit with a red-brown tie. Two piles of paper are on the desk as well as a few trinkets.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stone, E.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Adolfo Mateos Strumming a Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mateos strumming a guitar while sitting at an outdoor picnic table. He is sitting with a group of people that includes Harry S. Truman (left), Sam Rayburn (left, sitting behind a seated woman), Lyndon Johnson (obscured behind Mateos), and Lady Bird Johnson (seated right). The picnic table is topped with glasses, tea cups, and a pair of sunglasses.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Barbecue at LBJ Ranch During President Adolfo Mateos Visit]

Description: Photograph of people outdoors at a picnic table covered with food, drinks, and a cowboy hat. Two women (one of whom has a purse) sit to the left. Harry S. Truman turns to look at a man wearing a cowboy hat and holding a guitar. Sam Rayburn has his arm around a woman and looks toward Truman. Another woman sits to the right. Lyndon Johnson is standing over Truman.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Man Standing at a Microphone]

Description: Photograph of a man standing before a crowd under a tarp. He is wearing glasses, a suit, and a tie with a central diagonal stripe. Two microphones are on either side of him. Adolfo López Mateos and Sam Rayburn are seated to the left.
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Postcard of Thomas Confectionery]

Description: Postcard of the inside of Thomas Confectionery in Dallas, Texas. Above the picture on the front of the postcard it states: "Largest confectionery in the state." Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells about the author's recent activities.
Date: May 18, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Girl Diving]

Description: Postcard of a girl in a yellow dress diving into water. Text on the front of the postcard says: "Down she goes, Galveston Texas." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard expresses Sam Rayburn's desire for Lou Rayburn to be with him on his trip.
Date: February 23, 1909
Creator: Rayburn, Sam
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square in New York City, New York. Handwritten message on the back of the card to Mrs. N. M. Rayburn gives details about the author's activities in New York City.
Date: October 10, 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the Memphis, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of a bird's eye view of Memphis, Tennessee. Handwritten note on the front and back of the postcard speaks to Mr. N. M. Rayburn of the author's mother's health.
Date: August 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Street in Colorado, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street crowded with horse-drawn wagons. Text on the front of the card names the street as Second Street in Colorado, Texas. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn, "Dear sister," and offers greetings to their mother.
Date: July 27, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph at Sam Rayburn Library Dedication Day]

Description: Photograph of men in suits standing and talking in groups outside of the Sam Rayburn house on the day of the Sam Rayburn Library dedication. Handwritten note on the back of the photo names the occasion and date of the photograph.
Date: October 9, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the White House's Red Room]

Description: Postcard of room with dark red walls and white trim, large paintings decorating the wall, and a seating area in the middle of the room. Text on the front of the postcard names the room as the Red Room in the White House. In a handwritten message on the back of the card, the author promises to write more.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Cowboy on Horse]

Description: Postcard of a cowboy sitting on a horse and firing a pistol. Handwritten message on the back of the postcard inquires about Abner Rayburn's well-being.
Date: September 7, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph of a Group of Men Eating]

Description: Photograph of seven men at an outdoor table. Four men are sitting at the table and eating, while two stand in the background. To the left, a man who appears to be a waiter can be seen talking to one of the men.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Presentation at Sam Rayburn's 70th Birthday]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and boys standing in a semi-circle in the parlor during Sam Rayburn's 70th birthday party. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo list some of the people present and say "Occasion: friends presenting over and under shot-gun to Mr. Rayburn."
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[School Portrait of Boy]

Description: School portrait of an elementary-aged boy wearing a collared shirt and black sweater.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Portrait of a Bride]

Description: Portrait of a bride in a wedding dress with a long veil and a large bouquet of flowers. Bride is standing in front of a brick fireplace with flowers on the mantle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Flowers and Cross]

Description: Postcard of a cross with flowers in front of it. Text on the front of the postcard says, "May Easter be but the beginning of an endless period of peace and happiness for you and yours." Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and simply says, "With much love, Anne Bradford."
Date: 1914
Creator: Bradford, Annie
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Portrait of Mother and Three Children]

Description: Outdoor portrait of mother and three children, all dressed formally but also for warm weather. The youngest and oldest children are girls, the middle child is a boy, and all three have blonde hair.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Glogau
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Mt. Tamalpais in California]

Description: Postcard of the view from Mount Tamalpais in California. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Thomas and Miss Lou Rayburn and tells about the author's experiences in the mountains.
Date: July 18, 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Sand Desert near Cape Henry, Virginia]

Description: Postcard of a sand desert near Cape Henry, Virginia. Handwritten note on the front and back of the postcard details the author's time in Baltimore. The postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn.
Date: October 4, 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Easter Postcard]

Description: Easter postcard with a small picture of the sun rising over the ocean and the text: "A happy Eastertide. Morn's roseate hues have decked the sky; The Lord has risen with victory; Let the earth be glad, and raise the cry, Alleluia!" Handwritten message on the back of the postcard offers Easter greetings to Lou Rayburn.
Date: April 9, 1914
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the Fort Worth Live Stock Exchange]

Description: Postcard of the outside of the Live Stock Exchange building in Fort Worth, Texas. Handwritten note on the front of the postcard from Tom Rayburn telling Lou Rayburn that he has arrived in Fort Worth.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rayburn, Tom
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum