[Cowboys Around a Truck]

One of 11 photographs in the series: Branding Calves and Socializing available on this site.

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Photograph of a group of cowboys around a blue truck in a ranch yard. Two men holding plates lean on the left side of the vehicle near an open door. Another man with a plate approaches the open and cluttered bed of the truck. Three men are leaning on the right side of the truck, and another man is partially visible in front of the vehicle. A wooden fence separates this grass area from a herd of cattle in the background.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Blanton, Joseph Edwin 1958.

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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 75 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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Photograph of a group of cowboys around a blue truck in a ranch yard. Two men holding plates lean on the left side of the vehicle near an open door. Another man with a plate approaches the open and cluttered bed of the truck. Three men are leaning on the right side of the truck, and another man is partially visible in front of the vehicle. A wooden fence separates this grass area from a herd of cattle in the background.

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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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  • 1958

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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. [Cowboys Around a Truck], photograph, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65667/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.