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[Richard Avedon in the Reynolds Bend Schoolhouse]

Description: Photograph of Richard Avedon inside the Reynolds Bend schoolhouse. He stands to the right of a wooden desk with one hand resting on the desk. On the wall behind him are two chalkboards positioned between wooden shelves. There are chalk drawings of buffalo skulls and animals by Bill Cauble on the left chalkboard. "Bryant" is written next to a heart on the right chalkboard. In the foreground is a pipe stove. The room has wood floors and wood benches on either side.
Date: 1981~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[Small Ranch Building]

Description: Photograph of a small wooden ranch building with a chimney rising out of the roof. There is a door with two stone steps on the right side of the building and three windows along the right side. The structure rests in an open field with overgrown plants.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Leaning on a Fringed Pillar]

Description: Photograph of a woman leaning on a fringed pillar. Her dark hair is pulled up onto a bun. Also she is wearing a dark dress with darker stripes around the neck and cuffs and buttons along the left side of the chest.
Date: 1890~
Creator: George, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Mary Conrad]

Description: Photograph of Mary Conrad wearing high-necked Victorian-style attire and a pendant. Her hair is pulled back and accented with a ribbon. The words "Dear Mary" are inscribed on the photo.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

[Scrapbook Page with Photos of Swollen Rivers, People, and an Illustrated Forest Scene]

Description: Scrapbook page from the red Mammie V. Bartholomew album displaying five sepia-tone prints and one color card. On the left side of the page are four photographs. Proceeding from top to bottom, the first is a 17 x 12 centimeter photo of what might be Lambshead creek in a flood. The ranch gate is visible on the left bank of the creek. Below this is a photo of the same size of a creek near Albany, Texas. A young boy is standing in the center of the photo by the water among the brush lining the banks. On the left in the distance are three adults standing on a walkway built over the creek. In the bottom left corner of the page is a family portrait (10 x 14 centimeters) of Mrs. Gustie and three children taken on a porch. To the right of this photo is a portrait (10 x 14 centimeters) of Archie and Benson Campbell. The boys are standing in front of a printed backdrop and next to a table covered by a flowery cloth. They are both wearing knickers and bow ties. In the top right corner of the page is a 8 x 10 centimeter portrait of an infant lying on an "eye dazzler" Navajo rug. Below this a 8 x 16 centimeter card on which a color nature scene has been painted. The phrase "In Christ shall all be made alive" is written on the bottom of the card.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Family on a Riverbank]

Description: Photograph of a family on a wooded riverbank. Several people are on the riverbank among the trees, while four people are in a rowboat with the word "GATORR" written along its side. A roofed structure and a wagon are visible up on the bank.
Date: March 28, 1896
Creator: George, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Vignetted Portrait of a Dark Haired Woman]

Description: Photograph of a woman with dark, tied up hair. She is wearing a heart shaped pendant on a chain around her neck and a frilly white dress. The photograph has a vignette effect that makes the woman visible from the chest up.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Rogers, Early
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Ella Reynolds]

Description: Photograph of Ella Reynolds (Burns) wearing high-necked dress with her hair pulled back. Her face is turned 3/4 away from the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Buck, J. M.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Family of Seven]

Description: Photograph portrait of a family of seven. Three boys stand behind their seated parents. A girl is standing to the right of the seated woman. The man has a young girl sitting in his lap. Hats lie on the ground before them.
Date: 1895
Creator: George, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Reynolds Family]

Description: Black and white portrait of the three members of the Reynolds family: a man, a woman, and a young girl. The man is seated, cross-legged, in the center; the woman, seated much lower to the ground, is on his right. The young girl is standing on the left of the man with her hands folded on his knee. They are all wearing modest, Victorian-style clothing. The man is wearing a three-piece suit with a chain running from his button placket to his vest pocket. The woman and the young girl are wearing high-necked, long-sleeved dresses.
Date: 1898
Creator: Rogers, Early
Item Type: Photograph

[Six Photographs on a Scrapbook Page]

Description: Page from the red Mammie V. Bartholomew album displaying six sepia-tone prints. In the top left is a 6 x 10 cm. print of an infant in a dress sitting in a rocking chair and holding the arms of the chair. To the right (proceeding clockwise) is a 17 x 12 cm. photo of several sheaves of grain in a pasture. In the lower right-hand corner of the photo is a wooden fence. Rolling hills and sky form the background of the image. Below this photo (in the center of the page) is a 14 x 10 cm. photo of what might be a columbine plant and flower behind chicken wire. The next photo (14 x 10 cm.) shows Mrs. N. L. Bartholomew sitting on the end of a wooden walkway built over a flooded creek. To her right are a young boy and girl standing on the walkway. In the bottom left corner of the page is a portrait (10 x 14 cm.) of Mr. and Mrs. (Susan Emily "Aunt Sister" Reynolds) N. L. Bartholomew taken in front of a printed backdrop. Mr. N. L. Bartholomew is standing behind a chair where his wife is sitting. Proceeding clockwise, above this photo is a hazy photograph of a man standing on on the banks of a flooded creek.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph