[Joseph Beck Matthews]

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Photograph of Joseph Beck Matthews, an elder, bearded man wearing an overcoat, vest, and pocket watch while holding a cigar in one hand and a hat in the other. He is standing next to a building that has a stone ground level and a wooden upper level with windows. A plant trellis with a bare plant rises behind him.

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1 photograph : b&w

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Greer's Studio 1895~.

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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 101 times , with 7 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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Description

Photograph of Joseph Beck Matthews, an elder, bearded man wearing an overcoat, vest, and pocket watch while holding a cigar in one hand and a hat in the other. He is standing next to a building that has a stone ground level and a wooden upper level with windows. A plant trellis with a bare plant rises behind him.

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1 photograph : b&w

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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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  • 1895~

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • July 12, 2012, 1:05 p.m.

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Greer's Studio. [Joseph Beck Matthews], photograph, 1895~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65723/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.