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[Men with Horses and a Stage Coach at Night]

Description: Photograph of men outside at night with a stage coach and two horses. The coach is to the left, with three men (Bob Nail, Matt Blanton, and Bill Blanton) standing outside of it and three men (Bobby Owen, Reilly Nail, and Joe Blanton) inside. To the right, Tom Blanton and Watt Matthews sit atop horses, with Blanton holding a Texas flag and Matthews holding a different flag.
Date: 1949
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph

[Industrial Equipment on Wooden Boards ]

Description: Photograph of a piece of industrial equipment labeled "Gumbo Buster" lying on wooden boards that cover a hole. A pile of rope sits at a foot of a metallic tower structure to the left. The structure lies at the feet of surrounding scrub hills.
Date: 1949~
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Views of a River on Matthews Ranch; Watt Matthews with Family and Friends; Watt Casey's Family]

Description: A page from a worn cowhide album displaying five black and white photos. On the left side of the page, three 6 x 4 in. prints are positioned horizontally. Each shows a view of the river on Matthews Ranch. On the top right of the page is a 3 x 5 in. print of Watt Matthews with friends and family taken in Albany or Stamford, Texas. Below this photo in the bottom right is a 4 1/2 x 3 in. photo rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise. In this photo, the children of Watt "Palo" Casey and Dosia Casey are sitting in a row on a couch in front of a curtained window. The older boys are wearing suits and ties; the girl is wearing a collared dress and bobby socks.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph

[Oliver Jacobs Reading on Bunkhouse Porch]

Description: Photograph of Oliver Jacobs "Jake" reading The Black Dispatch newspaper. Jacobs is wearing a white apron and hat and is sitting on a wooden chair on the bunkhouse porch at Lambshead Ranch. The headline of the newspaper says "East Central Teachers deny Jim Crow Vote." Boxes and other items are visible on the porch behind him.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph

[Oliver Jacobs Reading a Newspaper Titled The Black Dispatch]

Description: Photograph of Oliver Jacobs reading a newspaper called The Black Dispatch. The headline reads "East Central Teachers deny Jim Crow Vote." Jacobs is wearing a white cap, glasses, and apron while sitting on a chair in front of a window.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph