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[Ethel Casey, Watt Matthews, and Lucile Brittingham]

Description: Photograph of three elderly Matthews siblings: (left to right) Ethel Matthews Casey, Watt Reynolds Matthews, and Lucile Matthews Brittingham. The two women are standing on either side of Watt Matthews with their arms linked through his.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Crowd Seated for an Event at a Stele]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people seated before a large rock. The crowd, left, is made up of various ages and races of people, with some standing along the edge of the mass. To the right, a group of people are situated in a line to the sides of a rock that is half again the size of a person. The rock is broad and thin and has a hide on its front. A man in a pink shirt (Bob Green) leans against the rock to the right, while another man (Joe Blanton)stands in front of it. Cars can be seen parked in the background.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Doss, Keller
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys gathered around a calf that is being held on a table. In front of the group sits a barrel and branding irons. To the left of the group, men are visible in a cattle chute. Behind them, a green truck sits in front of a wooden fence, beyond which a herd of cattle is stand in a pasture. A lone horse is visible among the cattle in the top left quadrant of the photo.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[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

[Cowboys Restraining a Calf for Branding]

Description: Photograph of cowboys restraining a calf for a branding. A group of cowboys, many of whom are wearing leather chaps, are standing around a table topped with a restrained calf. Men hover around the calf to the left of a green truck, while two men stand to the left near some branding irons. A man in chaps to the left bends over and grabs some branding irons. In the background, men are leading calves through a fenced chute that opens out to the table. Behind them, cattle are standing in a pasture with bare trees.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of cowboys branding a calf. A group of cowboys, many of whom are wearing leather chaps, are standing around a table topped with a restrained calf. Five men hover around the calf to the left of a green truck, while two men stand to the left near some branding irons. In the background, men are leading calves through a fenced chute that opens out to the table. Behind them, cattle are standing in a pasture with bare trees.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
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

[Four Women in Front of a Truck]

Description: Photograph of four women standing in front of a white truck. The woman to the left has silver hair, a blue dress, and has her arms crossed over a red cloth. To the right, a brown haired woman in a collared white shirt, black cardigan, and plaid skirt has her face obscured by the hat of a woman to the right. The next woman to the right is leaning over with her arms crossed and is wearing a straw hat, glasses, and a pink shirt. A dark haired woman stands to the right of the photo in a light green shirt. The group is standing on a ranch field.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
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