[Parade Float Representing American Indians]

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Photograph of a parade float representing American Indians. There are people to the rear of the float that are riding horses and dressed like American Indians. On the float itself, there is a woman at a loom with a child nearby. A tipi to the right is surrounded by seated children and two women standing on either side. All involved are in American Indian styled dress.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w

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Wallace, Sally Brittingham Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 158 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Lambshead, 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 were pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850's and at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, in 1866. These photographs document ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land.

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Photograph of a parade float representing American Indians. There are people to the rear of the float that are riding horses and dressed like American Indians. On the float itself, there is a woman at a loom with a child nearby. A tipi to the right is surrounded by seated children and two women standing on either side. All involved are in American Indian styled dress.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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 author of the chronicle, Interwoven. The Reynolds and Matthews were pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850's and at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in 1866. The photographs document ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land.

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  • Jan. 26, 2010, 11:19 a.m.

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  • June 5, 2012, 1:20 p.m.

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Wallace, Sally Brittingham. [Parade Float Representing American Indians], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth74177/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch.