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[Watt Matthews Ice Skating]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews in a dark shirt, gloves, striped pants, and ice skates and standing on an iced over body of water. Other people can be seen on the ice behind him.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[People with a Covered Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a group of men with a mule drawn wagon. Three men stand to the right of the mule and in front of the wagon. Four people are visible within the wagon, with three men sitting on the right side and a woman on the left. The group is in front of a wooden fence which itself crosses in front of a building. The photo is cut into an ovular shape.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Stone Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of a stone building under construction. Stone blocks are scattered among the foreground in front of the partially built wall. A group of people stand near a doorway that is being propped up with lumber.
Date: 1983~
Item Type: Photograph

[Ranch Buildings]

Description: Photograph of three ranch buildings as seen over a field. Taken from the southeast, the buildings are a ranch house, barn, and a shed.
Date: 1907~
Item Type: Photograph

[Elders in a Field]

Description: Photograph of four elderly people in a field. Three elderly sisters (Sallie, Lucile, and Ethel) are seated in the field with the elderly Watt Matthews standing behind them with his hands on the first and third lady. A prickly pear cactus grows to the right of the group.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Doss, Keller
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys under a Tree]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews, Matt Blanton, Weaver Brush, and an unidentified man under the shade of a tree in a ranch field. The man to the far left is squatting with a tin cup. To his right, another man in sunglasses reads a newspaper. A third man kneels over a bucket while the fourth stands against the tree. A box is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Grabbing Netted Turkeys]

Description: Photograph of a man in a hat and plaid coat kneeling by a group of netted turkeys. His hands are extended under the net where he is grabbing a trapped turkey. Bare trees and a stone fence stand behind them.
Date: 1950~
Item Type: Photograph

[Men with Net Traps]

Description: Photograph of four men standing near a Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission truck and net traps. The net traps are the two poles on the sides of the photos, which have barely visible lines and nets attached. These are within area enclosed by a stone fence and surrounded by bare trees.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Joseph Beck Matthews and Caroline Spears Matthews]

Description: Photograph of a middle aged man and woman (Joseph Beck Matthews and Caroline Spears Matthews) posing for a portrait with a background that suggests an opulent room. Joseph, left, is sitting in an ornate chair and wearing a three piece suit with a ribbon tie. He is bearded and has greying, thinning hair. Caroline, right, is standing with her hand upon his shoulder. She is wearing a long and dark shawl over a lighter colored dress.
Date: 1880~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sallie Reynolds Matthews in a Chair]

Description: Photograph of an elderly bespectacled woman seated on a chair and holding needlework. She is in a room with a rug, end table, and a lamp. Light comes in from a window down the hall.
Date: 1937~
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[Man Grabbing Netted Turkeys]

Description: Photograph of a man in a hat and plaid coat kneeling by a group of netted turkeys. His hands are extended under the net where he is grabbing a trapped turkey. Bare trees and a stone fence stand behind them.
Date: 1949~
Item Type: Photograph

[A. S. Jackson and Leonard Royal Holding a Turkey]

Description: Photograph of A. S. Jackson and Leonard Royal kneeling in front of a truck with a turkey. Jackson, left, is banding the animal, while Royal, right, is holding it. Boxes, notes, and a string of metallic bands rest on the ground between them. The truck belongs to the Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph

[Joseph Beck Matthews]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Beck Matthews, an elder, bearded man wearing an overcoat, vest, and pocket watch while holding a cigar in one hand and a hat in the other. He is standing next to a building that has a stone ground level and a wooden upper level with windows. A plant trellis with a bare plant rises behind him.
Date: 1895~
Creator: Greer's Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Richard Avedon, Watt Matthews, Ethel Casey, and Lucile Brittingham]

Description: Photograph of (left to right) photographer Richard Avedon, Watt Reynolds Matthews, Ethel Matthews Casey, and Lucile Matthews Brittingham in front of a brick wall and a window. Ethel Matthews Casey is sitting in a chair while the others stand. To their right is Avedon's 8"x10" Deardorff large format camera on a tripod. Avedon is wearing a hat given to him as a gift by Watt Matthews.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of cowboys branding a calf. A group of cowboys, many of whom are wearing leather chaps, are standing around a table topped with a restrained calf. Five men hover around the calf to the left of a green truck, while two men stand to the left near 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~
Item Type: Photograph