Texas History Postcard Database Project

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Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1908
Christmas postcard of a wreath with a ribbon, and "A Merry Christmas" printed in the middle of the wreath. Below the text is a space for the sender to write his name, and "Will" is written in. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard seems unfinished and simply says, "How is your." Card is addressed to Lou Rayburn.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:April 9, 1914
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.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:April 14, 1911
Easter postcard with illustrations of a cross and flowers. Text inside of the cross reads: "The good Shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. John 10:11." Beneath the cross, it also says: "A Holy Easter." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard inquires about Lou Rayburn's Easter plans.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard for Gunther's Candy. The front of the card has a picture of a snow-covered log cabin next to a lake and says underneath: "Compliments of the season. Eat Gunther's Candy and be happy."




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard from Medibel Bartley to Kate Thomas. It reads: "Dear Kate. Got to Austin all right. Edward got in about six o'clock Sun. morn over the I. & G. N. He came into our train before we got up. Surely was glad to see him. Then in a few minutes here came Mr. & Mrs. Smith. We all had breakfast together. We are staying at the same place we stayed before. Mr. & Mrs. Smith are paying $22.00 just for room. We just have to pay $10.00. Did I leave my mirror? I just can't get along without it. I hate for you to have to send it but I surely need it. Will write more when I get some ink and stationery. Lots of love, Meddie."




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1900~
Postcard of a baby portrait. The baby is wearing a white dress. There is no message on the back of the postcard.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1900~
Postcard of a man and baby photographed outdoors. The man, wearing a suit, stands in the background beside a tree while the baby, in a white dress, stands in the foreground looking at the ground. No message is written on the back of the postcard.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of Azalea gardens in front of houses in Mobile, Alabama. The typed note on the back of the postcard describes the photograph: "Lovely homes abound in color during Azalea Time in historic Mobile, Ala." There is no handwritten message on the postcard.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:June 27, 1909
Postcard of a baseball game. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells about the baseball game and the author's intent to travel to Texarkana. Addressed to Lou Rayburn.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of the rose garden in Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile, Alabama. Typed note on the back of the postcard refers to the gardens as "The Charm Spot of the Deep South." There is no handwritten message on the back of the postcard.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a bird holding purple flowers in its beak surrounded by green ribbons. Underneath the bird in glittery writing is the name "Meddie." Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells the recipient that the author will not be visiting as planned. Printed text on the back of the card repeats the word "Post card" in languages including English, German, French, and thirteen other languages.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:September 7, 1911
Postcard of a cartoon of four people in an old-fashioned car. The text on the front of the postcard says: "How can you do it on 13.50 per ?" Handwritten note on the back of the postcard asks Abner Rayburn about his business.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:October 8, 1913
Postcard of a busy dining room and balcony in a restaurant. Text on the front of the postcard names the place as "Churchill's" on Broadway and Forty-Ninth streets in New York. A short handwritten message on the back of the postcard sends greetings from M. J. Mayo to Lou Rayburn.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a colorful parrot. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells about an individual who is sick.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:January 13, 1911
Postcard of a wharf with bales of cotton in front of ships. Printed text on the back of the postcard states that the place pictured is the Cotton Wharf in New Orleans, Louisiana. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard from Cecil to Lou Rayburn tells of Cecil's traveling plans.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:September 7, 1911
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.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:August 14, 1906
Postcard of Crazy Well in Mineral Wells, Texas. Handwritten message on the front of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn that the author, "Kate," wishes she was with them.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1912
Postcard of a crop fire near a house. Handwritten message on the back of the postcard tells of the losses from the fire. Addressed to Abner Rayburn from Dick.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:October 24, 1909
Postcard of a factory near railroad tracks. Text on the front of the postcard describes the picture: "Factory where Texaco roofing is made. Port Neches, Jefferson County, Texas." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard sends greetings to Lou Rayburn.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1908
Postcard of purple flowers behind a white ribbon with text that says, "Kind Regards." Handwritten note on the back of the card talks about the weather, addressed to Lou Rayburn.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1914
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."




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:August 24, 1909
Postcard of Forest Park in Memphis, Tennessee. Photo shows a park with green grass and several sidewalks surrounding a statue of a man on a horse. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn about the author's mother and her well-being.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:February 21, 1911
Postcard of George Washington. The front of the postcard includes a portrait of George Washington and an eagle holding a shield with stars and stripes, along with the text: "Washington, 1732-1799, 'The father of his country.'" Handwritten note on the back of the postcard states that the card is to remind Lou Rayburn of Washington's birthday.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:1911
Postcard of a park surrounded by a white fence, with a building at the entrance. Text on the front of the postcard identifies the park as Gibson Well and Park in Mineral Wells, Texas. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn of the author's travels and upcoming return to Dallas.




Sam Rayburn House Museum
Date:February 23, 1909
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.




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