[Lyndon B. Johnson Visiting Lambshead Ranch During Fandangle]

One of 11 photographs in the series: LBJ's Visit to Lambshead During Fandangle, June 7, 1969 available on this site.

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Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson posing with Lady Bird Johnson and another man and woman during his visit to Lambshead Ranch, June 7, 1969. The visit coincided with the annual production of the Fort Griffin Fandangle, an outdoor musical about the history of Fort Griffin written by Robert Nail, in Albany, Texas. Johnson is touching the arm of the woman on his left; Lady Bird and the man are standing to his right. Johnson and the man are wearing scarves fastened by pins in the shape of Texas. There are two microphones on stands in the foreground of the ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm., on sheet 30 x 26 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. June 7, 1969.

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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 414 times , with 6 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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Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson posing with Lady Bird Johnson and another man and woman during his visit to Lambshead Ranch, June 7, 1969. The visit coincided with the annual production of the Fort Griffin Fandangle, an outdoor musical about the history of Fort Griffin written by Robert Nail, in Albany, Texas. Johnson is touching the arm of the woman on his left; Lady Bird and the man are standing to his right. Johnson and the man are wearing scarves fastened by pins in the shape of Texas. There are two microphones on stands in the foreground of the picture. Behind the group on the right are men wearing cowboy hats holding instruments. Onlookers are also standing behind Johnson among a grove of trees. "On the Pedernales -" is written along the bottom of the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm., on sheet 30 x 26 cm.

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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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  • June 7, 1969

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  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • July 12, 2012, 2:04 p.m.

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[Lyndon B. Johnson Visiting Lambshead Ranch During Fandangle], photograph, June 7, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65698/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.