[Cowboys under a Tree]

Description

Photograph of Watt Matthews, Matt Blanton, Weaver Brush, and an unidentified man under the shade of a tree in a ranch field. The man to the far left is squatting with a tin cup. To his right, another man in sunglasses reads a newspaper. A third man kneels over a bucket while the fourth stands against the tree. A box is visible in the foreground.

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Wallace, Sally Brittingham 1950~.

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 172 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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Description

Photograph of Watt Matthews, Matt Blanton, Weaver Brush, and an unidentified man under the shade of a tree in a ranch field. The man to the far left is squatting with a tin cup. To his right, another man in sunglasses reads a newspaper. A third man kneels over a bucket while the fourth stands against the tree. A box is visible in the foreground.

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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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  • 1950~

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 5:07 p.m.

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  • July 11, 2012, 10:37 a.m.

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Wallace, Sally Brittingham. [Cowboys under a Tree], photograph, 1950~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65733/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.