[Barber Watkins Reynolds House]

Photograph of a two story ranch house with two chimneys that stands within a fenced yard. Many people can be seen in the yard and inside of the house through the windows.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Fort Worth Star Telegram May 13, 1944.

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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 120 times , with 5 in the last month . 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 a two story ranch house with two chimneys that stands within a fenced yard. Many people can be seen in the yard and inside of the house through the windows.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Notes

The house was built in 1876. This photograph was taken the day that the restored Barber Watkins Reynolds House was dedicated at Reynolds Bend.

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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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  • May 13, 1944

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  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • July 11, 2012, 10:30 a.m.

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Fort Worth Star Telegram. [Barber Watkins Reynolds House], photograph, May 13, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65612/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.