This system will be undergoing maintenance Monday, January 23 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST.

Rescuing Texas History, 2009 - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

Description: Photograph of the CavOILcade queen and princesses at Pleasure Pier Ballroom. The queen is standing in the center, and is wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers. The princesses and escorts are standing in a row on each side of her. In the background, there is a band playing in front of a backdrop with mask shapes and text that says "Mardi Gras."
Date: 1953
Creator: Angelle, John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Gates Memorial Library Staff]

Description: Photograph of the Gates Memorial Library Staff standing outside the library. They are identified as Lucy Stiefel, Elizabeth Karle (Director), Mary Ann Canfil, Shirley Bragg, Betty, Mary Bray, Gwen Foster, and Emily Maxwell. Text on the front of the library says "Memorial Library A Gift of Dellora R. Gates to the People of Port Arthur."
Date: 1955
Creator: Beryl Crist Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Cowboys Around a Truck]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys around a blue truck in a ranch yard. Two men holding plates lean on the left side of the vehicle near an open door. Another man with a plate approaches the open and cluttered bed of the truck. Three men are leaning on the right side of the truck, and another man is partially visible in front of the vehicle. A wooden fence separates this grass area from a herd of cattle in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
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

[Cowboys Having a Meal in a Fenced Area]

Description: Photograph of cowboys having a meal in a fenced area. Men sit against a fence to the left near a damaged barrel. One man takes a sip from a cup, while a black man at the end holds a plate and cup. Another group is sitting on the grass in the center, with a child standing near a man nearby. Two older men in more formal attire stand to the right of the group and behind a woodpile.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Holding Down a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys holding down a calf. A puff of smoke stands between this group and a man to the left who is next to branding irons. To the right, a man stands slightly away from the group looking at an object in his hands. A green truck is partially off camera further to the right. Behind the group, men can be seen leading calves through a wooden cattle chute. Cattle stand in a fenced pasture behind the cowboys.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
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

[Family Being Served at Christmas Dinner Table]

Description: Photograph of a family being served Christmas dinner. From left to right: Patty Blanton; Joe Matthews; Richard King (serving); May Blanton; woman serving; Matt Blanton; Anne Blanton; and an unknown diner. A woman and child can be seen in a back room dining at a different table. The foremost dinner table is set with a red tablecloth, plates, glasses, and lit candles. A china cabinet is sitting in the left corner near Richard King.
Date: December 1955
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
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

[Joe and Louise Matthews]

Description: Photograph of Joe and Louise Matthews standing next to a brick wall and downspout. Joe Matthews is wearing a blue shirt, black glasses, and a bow tie. Louise Matthews is wearing a red blouse with a wavy pattern and pearl necklaces and holds a portion of a flower that grows at the side of the building.
Date: 1957
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[People in a Field near Fenced Cattle]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in a field with fenced off cattle in the background. Some men and women are gathered around a blue truck to the left. A horse is partially visible behind them. Another group of men stands together to the right of the other group. A small child walks to the right of the photo.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[People Leaning on a Fence]

Description: Photograph of a group of people leaning against a wooden fence. The group is comprised of a mixture of men and women and a small child being held up to the fence (right). Vehicles can be seen parked behind the group to the right.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Truck Near Cattle Pens with People Gathered Around]

Description: Photograph of people gathered around a blue truck in front of cattle pens. Men to the left stand near a metal gate structure, with a man in the foreground carrying a camera that is slung under his arm. Another group surrounds the blue truck. A horse is visible behind them. A third group of two men look toward the truck from the right.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[CavOILcade Boat Parade]

Description: Photograph of a boat parade for CavOILcade taking place in the Sabine-Neches Waterway. A larger boat decorated with flags is floating beside a speed boat. A crowd is gathered along the shore. In the background, there are buildings.
Date: 1958
Creator: Cricchio Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Adolfo Mateos Addressing Press]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mateos standing at a podium under a canopy and addressing members of the press. Behind this group lies a river and trees.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Adolfo Mateos Strumming a Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Adolfo Mateos strumming a guitar while sitting at an outdoor picnic table. He is sitting with a group of people that includes Harry S. Truman (left), Sam Rayburn (left, sitting behind a seated woman), Lyndon Johnson (obscured behind Mateos), and Lady Bird Johnson (seated right). The picnic table is topped with glasses, tea cups, and a pair of sunglasses.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Barbecue at LBJ Ranch During President Adolfo Mateos Visit]

Description: Photograph of people outdoors at a picnic table covered with food, drinks, and a cowboy hat. Two women (one of whom has a purse) sit to the left. Harry S. Truman turns to look at a man wearing a cowboy hat and holding a guitar. Sam Rayburn has his arm around a woman and looks toward Truman. Another woman sits to the right. Lyndon Johnson is standing over Truman.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[A Bull Under Trees]

Description: Photograph of a bull standing underneath oak trees. Fencing and a dirt road are visible behind the animal.
Date: September 23, 1954
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Dirt Path Lined with Flags]

Description: Photograph of a dirt pathway lined with Mexican flags on the left and United States flags on the right. A man and woman walk down the path together towards trees. On the right, a wire fence runs parallel to the road, with buildings visible beyond.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Johnson Family Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of the Johnson Family Cemetery. Stone walls surround the site, and tombstones are visible underneath oak trees.
Date: October 18, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Johnson Family Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of the Johnson Family Cemetery. Stone walls surround the site, and tombstones are visible underneath oak trees.
Date: October 18, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Johnson Family in a Pen with Calves]

Description: Photograph of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson in a pen with two young calves. Lyndon stands to the left with a young boy and a girl, and Lady Bird stands to the right, smiling.
Date: September 23, 1954
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos