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[Lyndon B. Johnson Visiting Lambshead Ranch During Fandangle]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson posing with Lady Bird Johnson and another man and woman during his visit to Lambshead Ranch, June 7, 1969. The visit coincided with the annual production of the Fort Griffin Fandangle, an outdoor musical about the history of Fort Griffin written by Robert Nail, in Albany, Texas. Johnson has linked arms with the woman to his left and is smiling at Lady Bird Johnson and the man, standing on his right. Johnson and the man are wearing scarves fastened by pins in the shape of Texas. Behind Johnson, onlookers are seated and standing among trees.
Date: June 7, 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Watt Matthews on the Phone at the Airstrip near White Flat]

Description: Photograph taken in a field at the Matthews Ranch located north of Albany, Texas. Watt Matthews stands in front of a telephone pole holding the receiver to his ear. Weaver Bush and an unidentified cowboy with a bandanna over his face are sitting on horses behind Matthews. A "Bronco" truck is parked on the left in the foreground. In the background, cowboys and a horse are standing behind a horse trailer attached to a truck.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Watt Matthews at a Desk inside the Matthews Ranch Cookshack]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews sitting and writing at a desk inside the Matthews Ranch cookshack. To his right are two telephones, one red and one black. A cowboy hat rests on top of a radio to his left. In the background, a ranch hand in a cowboy hat leans against the kitchen counter holding a coffee cup. John White (the ranch cook), another ranch hand (possibly Richard Ballard), and Carrol Martin are also standing in the kitchen behind Matthews.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Richard Ballard and a Cowboy Play Checkers]

Description: Photograph of Richard Ballard and another cowboy sitting at the head and foot of a twin bed playing checkers on an oversized board inside the Matthews Ranch bunkhouse. There is another twin bed next to them. A fireplace on the far wall of the room is positioned between two windows. There are several wooden rocking chairs in front of the fireplace.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Watt Matthews at a Desk inside the Matthews Ranch Cookshack]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews sitting and writing at a desk inside the Matthews Ranch cookshack. To his left on the desk is a pancake on a tin plate. Next to the plate, a cowboy hat rests on top of a radio. Behind Matthews, a ranch hand stands holding a coffee cup. John White, the ranch cook, stands turned away at the stove wearing an apron. To his left is the back of Carrol Martin.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Lyndon B. Johnson Visiting Lambshead Ranch During Fandangle]

Description: Photograph of President Lyndon Baines Johnson posing with Lady Bird Johnson and another man and woman during his visit to Lambshead Ranch, June 7, 1969. The visit coincided with the annual production of the Fort Griffin Fandangle, an outdoor musical about the history of Fort Griffin written by Robert Nail, in Albany, Texas. Johnson is touching the arm of the woman on his left; Lady Bird and the man are standing to his right. Johnson and the man are wearing scarves fastened by pins in the shape of Texas. There are two microphones on stands in the foreground of the picture. Behind the group on the right are men wearing cowboy hats holding instruments. Onlookers are also standing behind Johnson among a grove of trees. "On the Pedernales -" is written along the bottom of the photo.
Date: June 7, 1969
Item Type: Photograph