[Cowboys and Animals in a Dusty Clearing]

Description

Photograph of two cowboys in a dusty clearing with horses and cattle. One man stands behind a group of horses to the left, while the other man sits atop a horse near a green livestock bed truck on the right. Cattle are distributed around the area with some in the clearing and some under trees to the left.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Blanton, Joseph Edwin 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 29 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.

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Description

Photograph of two cowboys in a dusty clearing with horses and cattle. One man stands behind a group of horses to the left, while the other man sits atop a horse near a green livestock bed truck on the right. Cattle are distributed around the area with some in the clearing and some under trees to the left.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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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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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • March 6, 2017, 6:32 p.m.

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Blanton, Joseph Edwin. [Cowboys and Animals in a Dusty Clearing], photograph, 1940; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65598/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.