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[Two Story Ranch House]

Description: Photograph of a two story ranch house. The walls are built with stone blocks and the roof with wood. A small columned overhang stands above the front door and two side windows. Chimneys are visible on the left and right side of the house. Two second story windows project forth from the wooden roof.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Photo-postcard to Watt Matthews]

Description: Postcard sent to Watt Matthews by photographer Richard Avedon and writer/photographer Laura Wilson. Image on the postcard is of Wilson and Avedon in a hay field. Wilson is lying on top of a bale of hay. To her left, Avedon is jumping with a cowboy hat in his hand. Message on the back reads: "Still on the road. Still grateful." Signed: "Laura and 'Old' Dick."
Date: 1981
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Matthews in the Cookshack]

Description: Photograph of (left to right) Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Reynolds Matthews sitting in the cookshack at Matthews Ranch headquarters. Wilson is holding a notepad, and she and Avedon appear to be listening to Matthews as he talks. Avedon is wearing a cowboy hat given to him by Matthews. In the background are two picnic tables with checkered table cloths.
Date: 1981~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Stone Wall Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of a stone wall under construction. Stones are scattered in front of the wall near a indention that is being held up with lumber. Wooden poles protrude upward from the wall.
Date: 1983~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[A. S. Jackson Setting a Trap]

Description: Photograph of A. S. Jackson setting a trap with a pile of branches and rope while standing in front of a tent. There is a stone fence to the right.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Ranch House Room]

Description: Photograph of a ranch house room containing a small checkers table and chairs that are positioned on a large rug. A loaded bookcase stands to the upper of left of the photo, with a door, wall clock, and end table along the same wall. the upper right quadrant features a fireplace with small figures and pictures on and above the mantle. To the bottom left sits a sofa that is largely obscured by a lamp on an end table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Aerial View of Ranch Property]

Description: Photograph of Lambshead Ranch taken from the air. Buildings, dirt roads, and fields are clearly visible in this view from the west.
Date: 1975
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Man Holding a Turkey]

Description: Photograph of a man in a hat, plaid coat, and jeans holding a turkey on his knee and opening a locked wooden panel.
Date: 1949~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Watt Casey, Jr. Photographing the Matthews Family]

Description: Photograph of Watt Casey, Jr. photographing (left to right) Richard Avedon, Watt Reynolds Matthews, Ethel Matthews Casey, and Lucile Matthews Brittingham. Laura Wilson is standing next to Watt Casey, Jr. in the foreground.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Restrained Cow Being Branded]

Description: Photograph of two cowboys (Duncan Leech and Lanham Martin) holding a calf down on a tilt table while another man to the right (Watt Matthews) brands the animal.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Eight Photos of Ranch Life and Properties]

Description: Page from a worn leather scrapbook containing eight photos of ranch life and family properties. The first photo shows the "Washington House," a two story stone building covered with snow. To its right, people observe a man on horseback in a photo labeled "Reynolds Ranch." On the third, there are three boys in bathing suits standing on a tree trunk that hovers over a creek. Next is a view of a snow covered hillside. The first photo on the third row shows a wooden building, a woodpile, and a cattle chute on the side of a hill. Next, cowboys with a car work near bare trees. The last two photos show a cowboy named Ray Rodriguez in a pen with a calf.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cattle Chute along a Hill]

Description: Photograph of a cattle chute that passes along a wooded hill. The structure is comprised of wooden fencing at either end and a pair of brick walls near the center of the photo and in front of a small shack. Cattle can be seen shuffling along the chute and in a herd in the background.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Woman Sitting with a Baby]

Description: Photograph of a woman sitting with a baby. The woman has dark hair and is wearing a dark coat with large buttons. The child in her lap is wearing a long white dress. A large tear in the photo crosses the child's dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Portrait of George and Bettie Reynolds]

Description: Photograph of George and Bettie Reynolds posing for a portrait in front of a background that has been painted to appear as an opulent room. The man, left, sits on a wheeled chair and is wearing a three piece suit with a cravat and boots. The woman, right, is wearing a dark and ruffled dress and is leaning on the chair.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Mr + Mrs Glen Reynolds

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Reynolds posing for a portrait. Glen Reynolds is wearing a three piece suit and is sitting on an ornate chair. Augusta "Gustie" Reynolds stands to the right with her right hand on his shoulder. She is wearing a black dress with a white lace piece around her neck. The background is painted with an ornate clock and candlestick.
Date: 1880~
Creator: Scholten
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Two Cowboys with a Restrained Cow]

Description: Photograph of Duncan Leech and Watt Matthews holding onto a tilt table that is restraining a calf. They are standing in a ranch yard with other cattle near a fence behind them.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Group of People outside of a Ranch House]

Description: Photograph of over twenty people at various stages in their adult lives who are gathered in front of a stone ranch house. Three elderly sisters (Sallie, Lucile, and Ethel) sit in chairs in front of the group.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Doss, Keller
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Ronald Reagan Shaking Watt Matthews' Hand]

Description: Photograph of President Ronald Regan congratulating Watt Reynolds Matthews at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. The men are facing the camera shaking hands and standing in front of a blue backdrop. Written on the mat below the photo is the inscription: "To Watt Matthews With Best Wishes - Ronald Regan." Photo is labeled on the back: "Cowboy Hall - July 21, 1989 WATT MATTHEWS."
Date: July 21, 1989
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Ranch House Dining Room]

Description: Photograph of a ranch house dining room. The center of the photo is dominated by a wooden table with candles, candle holders, and flowers arranged in the center. Four wooden chairs are present at each edge of the table. The wall behind the table contains a china cabinet to the left, a fireplace in the center, and a window to the right. A small chandelier with five candles hangs above the table. The floor is made of hardwood slats and is partially covered by a rug in the bottom right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Restored Stone Ranch]

Description: Photograph of ranch buildings in a field. A small building with a chimney is sitting to the left of a larger building that has a chimney on either side, two windows, and a door.
Date: 1985
Creator: Parks, David
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch