[Elderly Woman in a Long Black Peacoat]

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Photograph of an elderly woman wearing a long, black pea coat that is not fully buttoned up. She is also wearing a turban-style hat on her head and gloves on her hands. In one of her hands she is holding a handkerchief. Leafless trees are visible behind her, as is a wooden fence.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Creator: Unknown. 1900~.

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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 173 times . 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 and at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, in 1866. Buildings still in use on date to 1855, and the families believe in sharing the ranch, its history and its material culture with historians, writers and artists.

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Photograph of an elderly woman wearing a long, black pea coat that is not fully buttoned up. She is also wearing a turban-style hat on her head and gloves on her hands. In one of her hands she is holding a handkerchief. Leafless trees are visible behind her, as is a wooden fence.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee Foundation.

Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

One of the most historic in Texas, this cattle ranch is still owned and operated by descendants of Judge J.A. and Sallie Reynolds Matthews (the author of the chronicle *Interwoven*), pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850s and the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in 1866. The photos show ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land.

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  • 1900~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • June 28, 2012, 10:09 a.m.

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[Elderly Woman in a Long Black Peacoat], photograph, 1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65523/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.