[Portrait of Caroline Spears Matthews]

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Photograph of Caroline Spears Matthews sitting for a portrait. She is wearing lace around her neck, a printed ribbon neck tie, and a two colored dress top. She is visible only from the chest up due to vignette effect.

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Creator: Unknown. 1870~.

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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 37 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Lambshead, 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 were pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850's and at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, in 1866. These photographs document ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land.

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Photograph of Caroline Spears Matthews sitting for a portrait. She is wearing lace around her neck, a printed ribbon neck tie, and a two colored dress top. She is visible only from the chest up due to vignette effect.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Born July 16, 1828, Alabama. Died October 7, 1924, Albany, age 96. Married Joseph Beck Matthews in the 1840s. Moved to Shelby Co., Texas in 1858, at age 31.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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 author of the chronicle, Interwoven. The Reynolds and Matthews were pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850's and at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in 1866. The photographs document ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land.

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  • 1870~

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  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • July 12, 2012, 12:52 p.m.

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[Portrait of Caroline Spears Matthews], photograph, 1870~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65398/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.