[People at an Outdoor Picnic Table]

One of 9 photographs in the series: Christmas 1940 available on this site.

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Photograph of a group of people at an outdoor picnic table. Several people sit at the food and drink laden table. Two men stand on either side. In the foreground to the left, a teenage boy holds a crutch. To the right near a car's open trunk, a man holds food.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Blanton, Joseph Edwin December 24, 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 516 times , with 11 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: [People at an Outdoor Picnic Table]
  • Series Title: Christmas 1940

Description

Photograph of a group of people at an outdoor picnic table. Several people sit at the food and drink laden table. Two men stand on either side. In the foreground to the left, a teenage boy holds a crutch. To the right near a car's open trunk, a man holds food.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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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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  • December 24, 1940

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • March 6, 2017, 6:33 p.m.

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Blanton, Joseph Edwin. [People at an Outdoor Picnic Table], photograph, December 24, 1940; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65585/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.