[Oliver Jacobs and Granddaughter Playing Dominoes]

One of 138 photographs in the series: Ranch Cook Oliver Jacobs available on this site.

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Photograph of ranch cook, Oliver "Jake" Jacobs and one of his granddaughters sitting at a table. Jacobs is wearing a white hat and apron and is studying dominoes on the table in front of him. An unidentified girl in a striped shirt is leaning one elbow on the table next to him. In the background, the ranch yard is visible through an open door.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w

Creation Information

Wallace, Sally Brittingham 1949~.

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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 46 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 ranch cook, Oliver "Jake" Jacobs and one of his granddaughters sitting at a table. Jacobs is wearing a white hat and apron and is studying dominoes on the table in front of him. An unidentified girl in a striped shirt is leaning one elbow on the table next to him. In the background, the ranch yard is visible through an open door.

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1 photograph : negative, 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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  • 1949~

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  • 1949 - Unknown End Date

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2010, 11:19 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 3, 2012, 9:34 a.m.

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Wallace, Sally Brittingham. [Oliver Jacobs and Granddaughter Playing Dominoes], photograph, 1949~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74022/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.