[Four Cowboys Unloading Cattle]

One of 19 photographs in the series: Ranch Work, Time-Life Book available on this site.

Description

Photograph of four cowboys unloading three cows from a small trailer inside a covered pen on the Matthews Ranch, located north of Albany, Texas. One cowboy stands on the pen fence, leaning over the side of the trailer, and uses a cattle prod to coax the cows from the trailer.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 22 x 35 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1960.

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 107 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 four cowboys unloading three cows from a small trailer inside a covered pen on the Matthews Ranch, located north of Albany, Texas. One cowboy stands on the pen fence, leaning over the side of the trailer, and uses a cattle prod to coax the cows from the trailer.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 22 x 35 cm.

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Part of the collection "Matthews Ranch," brown leatherette album, 9 x 13 in.

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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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  • 1960

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • June 28, 2012, 11:04 a.m.

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[Four Cowboys Unloading Cattle], photograph, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65678/: accessed June 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.