[Three Views of a River on Matthews Ranch; Watt Matthews with Family and Friends; Watt Casey's Family]

One of 8 photographs in the series: Worn Cowhide Album available on this site.

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A page from a worn cowhide album displaying five black and white photos. On the left side of the page, three 6 x 4 in. prints are positioned horizontally. Each shows a view of the river on Matthews Ranch. On the top right of the page is a 3 x 5 in. print of Watt Matthews with friends and family taken in Albany or Stamford, Texas. Below this photo in the bottom right is a 4 1/2 x 3 in. photo rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise. In this photo, the children of Watt "Palo" Casey and Dosia Casey are sitting in ... continued below

Physical Description

1 scrapbook page ; 31 x 35 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1940~.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and one other and was provided by Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 261 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Lambshead Ranch, one of Texas' most historic cattle ranches, is still owned and operated by the direct descendants of Judge J.A. and Sallie Reynolds Matthews. The Reynolds and Matthews families were pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850s.

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  • Main Title: [Three Views of a River on Matthews Ranch; Watt Matthews with Family and Friends; Watt Casey's Family]
  • Series Title: Worn Cowhide Album

Description

A page from a worn cowhide album displaying five black and white photos. On the left side of the page, three 6 x 4 in. prints are positioned horizontally. Each shows a view of the river on Matthews Ranch. On the top right of the page is a 3 x 5 in. print of Watt Matthews with friends and family taken in Albany or Stamford, Texas. Below this photo in the bottom right is a 4 1/2 x 3 in. photo rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise. In this photo, the children of Watt "Palo" Casey and Dosia Casey are sitting in a row on a couch in front of a curtained window. The older boys are wearing suits and ties; the girl is wearing a collared dress and bobby socks.

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1 scrapbook page ; 31 x 35 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: MATT_c1940_0441MLCC
  • Accession or Local Control No: MATT_c1940_0442MLCC
  • Accession or Local Control No: MATT_c1940_0443MLCC
  • Accession or Local Control No: MATT_1960_0444MLCC
  • Accession or Local Control No: MATT_1961_0445MLCC
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth65355

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

These photos showcase ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land. Lambshead Ranch is still owned and operated by descendants of its original settlers.

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  • 1940~

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  • 1940~ - 1961

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 4, 2016, 4:04 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 7
Total Uses: 261

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[Three Views of a River on Matthews Ranch; Watt Matthews with Family and Friends; Watt Casey's Family], photograph, 1940~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65355/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.