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[Aerial View of Matthews Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Aerial photograph of Matthews Ranch (Lambshead) headquarters. In the foreground are several ranch buildings, including the bunkhouse and a house with chimneys on either end. Further up from these buildings and across an open dirt area are other buildings, including a corral, stables, and barn, beside which several trucks are parked. Above these buildings is a triangle-shaped area created by fences. At the top of the photograph is open ranch land dotted with vegetation.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Allison Joy with a Portrait of the Two Men Sitting in Front of Her]

Description: Photograph of a woman with a portrait of the two men sitting in front of her. She has curly brown brown hair, wears a striped blouse, and is sitting on a wooden chair. The portrait in front of her is slightly different from the two men sitting in front of her as the colors of their jackets have been swapped. The man on the left, Watt Matthews, is depicted as wearing a tan jacket and the bespectacled man on the right, Joe B. Matthews, is wearing a red jacket.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Cattle at a Watering Tank]

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle drinking from a shallow tank at the Matthews Ranch (Lambshead). In the distance four cowboys riding horses watch over the herd in front of a grove of mesquite trees.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys and Horses Inside a Pen at the Matthews Ranch]

Description: Photograph of three cowboys wearing chaps and cowboy hats. They are standing in a pen with several horses at the Matthews Ranch, located north of Albany, Texas. The three horses in the foreground are wearing western saddles. Tall grass forms the floor of the pen. In the background is a horse trailer and a wide expanse of sky.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Eating Lunch at the Matthews Ranch Cookshack]

Description: Photograph of Richard Ballard and an unidentified ranch hand serving themselves lunch in the cookshack at the Matthews Ranch. In the background, four unidentified men sit eating at two picnic tables. Carrol Martin stands next to one of the tables.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Fandangle Sampler at Reynolds Bend Cookshack]

Description: Photograph of a crowd seated in folding chairs watching a mini Fandangle sampler in the side yard of the Reynolds Bend cookshack at Lambshead Ranch. Midge Rogers and Clifford Teinert are standing in front of a microphone in Western dress. To their left, a woman is seated behind an upright piano. To their right, a man in a suit and tie is getting up from behind an organ that has been positioned in front of a low stone wall. In the background the sun is setting behind a sparse grove of trees.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Fandangle Sampler at Reynolds Bend Cookshack]

Description: Photograph of a performance ("a mini Fandangle") staged in the side yard of the Reynolds Bend cookshack. Performers are standing behind a low stone wall facing the audience, which is seated in folding chairs. The backs of the performers, four men and a woman in western dress, are facing the photographer. On the left Alice Reynolds is seated behind an upright piano beside the cookshack. On the right a man is seated behind an organ. The image is framed by leaves and branches of trees.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Cowboys Unloading Cattle]

Description: Photograph of four cowboys unloading three cows from a small trailer inside a covered pen on the Matthews Ranch, located north of Albany, Texas. One cowboy stands on the pen fence, leaning over the side of the trailer, and uses a cattle prod to coax the cows from the trailer.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Hereford Wading through a Dipping Vat]

Description: Photograph of a wet cow wading through a dipping vat at the Matthews Ranch, located north of Albany, Texas. The vat is narrow with metal siding. Two other cows are walking through the entrance to the pen in the background.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Southern Aerial View of Matthews Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Aerial photograph of Matthews Ranch (Lambshead) headquarters from the south. The ranch buildings are in the center of the photograph. In this view the roads surrounding them are clearly visible. There are mesquite trees in the foreground and open ranch land in the background.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Spraying Cattle at Matthews Ranch]

Description: Photograph of ranch hands spraying cattle in a pen at the Matthews Ranch (Lambshead), located north of Albany, Texas. Adjacent to the pen is an additional pen filled with cattle. Behind the pens two ranch hands ride horses in a field where a car stands parked beside a gate. Mesquite trees dot a sloping hill on the horizon.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Watt Matthews Blowing Out Birthday Candles]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews and friends gathered around a round table at the Reynolds Bend cookshack at Lambshead Ranch celebrating Watt's birthday. Matthews is leaning over the table and blowing out the candles on a two-tiered birthday cake that is sitting on a large Lazy Susan in the middle of the table. Other people are seating around the table (Joe B. Matthews is in the foreground, viewed from behind). The table is positioned in front of two curtained windows. To the right, four women and a girl are standing and smiling.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph