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[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

[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

[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

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys gathered around a calf that is being held on a table. In front of the group sits a barrel and branding irons. To the left of the group, men are visible in a cattle chute. Behind them, a green truck sits in front of a wooden fence, beyond which a herd of cattle is stand in a pasture. A lone horse is visible among the cattle in the top left quadrant of the photo.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Restraining a Calf for Branding]

Description: Photograph of cowboys restraining a calf for a branding. A group of cowboys, many of whom are wearing leather chaps, are standing around a table topped with a restrained calf. Men hover around the calf to the left of a green truck, while two men stand to the left near some branding irons. A man in chaps to the left bends over and grabs 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~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Women in Front of a Truck]

Description: Photograph of four women standing in front of a white truck. The woman to the left has silver hair, a blue dress, and has her arms crossed over a red cloth. To the right, a brown haired woman in a collared white shirt, black cardigan, and plaid skirt has her face obscured by the hat of a woman to the right. The next woman to the right is leaning over with her arms crossed and is wearing a straw hat, glasses, and a pink shirt. A dark haired woman stands to the right of the photo in a light green shirt. The group is standing on a ranch field.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
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

[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

[Yearbook Clippings]

Description: Four yearbook clippings affixed onto a scrapbook page. The picture on the top left features young men waving hats next to a picture of a man and a little girl that are bordered by a Christmas wreath. On the top right, a red ribbon and green snowflakes are illustrated around two photos featuring families. The bottom left has a group of people in a room in front of a painting. On the bottom right, young men and women are dressed for a social event.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[A Woman and Watt Matthews Standing in Front of Cars]

Description: Photograph of a woman and Watt Matthews posing for a photo in front of two cars. The woman is holding a fur coat and wears a sun hat, sunglasses, and a brown blouse and skirt. Matthews is wearing a hat and a brown two piece suit. He is holding a picnic basket in his left hand and an umbrella in his right. They are standing in a parking lot in front of an obscured man, cars, and a flat roofed building.
Date: February 26, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[People in a Field near Fenced Cattle]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in a field with fenced off cattle in the background. Some men and women are gathered around a blue truck to the left. A horse is partially visible behind them. Another group of men stands together to the right of the other group. A small child walks to the right of the photo.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph

Phineas and Ben Reynolds

Description: A page from a worn cowhide album displaying one trimmed 8 x 10 in. print. The photo is a close portrait of two elderly men, identified as Phineas and Ben Reynolds. They are sitting side-by-side and wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Having a Meal in a Fenced Area]

Description: Photograph of cowboys having a meal in a fenced area. Men sit against a fence to the left near a damaged barrel. One man takes a sip from a cup, while a black man at the end holds a plate and cup. Another group is sitting on the grass in the center, with a child standing near a man nearby. Two older men in more formal attire stand to the right of the group and behind a woodpile.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Large Men Standing in a Yard]

Description: Photograph of two large men standing to the side of a wood and stone porch structure and in front of a shrub. A tall building and power line rises in the background.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Senior Reynolds Brothers Arranged in Front of a Stone Wall]

Description: Photograph of senior Reynolds brothers arranged in front of a stone wall. Four men stand at the wall and two sit in front of them at a table covered with glassware and silverware. A wood stove stands to the right of the men. The photo was taken in the inside porch of the Reynolds Bend cookshack at the wedding of Sally Brittingham and Jack Wallace.
Date: November 8, 1952
Creator: Rhea-Engert
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd at an Outdoor Event]

Description: Photograph of a crowd at an outdoor event in a clearing. Long lines of people stand in front of tents in the background while holding plates. to the left, people stand about or sit near a bucket, wooden box, and cauldrons. In the right foreground, a wooden table sits under a tree with two men nearby. A windpump is visible over the trees.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Watt Matthews Heating a Branding Iron]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews holding a branding iron to a fire in a paint bucket. More branding irons are sticking into a crumpled oil drum to his right. To his left, two cowboys stand around the rear of a pickup truck.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Around a Truck]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys around a blue truck in a ranch yard. Two men holding plates lean on the left side of the vehicle near an open door. Another man with a plate approaches the open and cluttered bed of the truck. Three men are leaning on the right side of the truck, and another man is partially visible in front of the vehicle. A wooden fence separates this grass area from a herd of cattle in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Women in a Room]

Description: Photograph of three women in a room. The wall is made of vertical wood planks and adorned with a painting to the left of a door with a curtained window. A woman on the left (Ethel Matthews Casey) stands in front of this door and to the right of a stool. She is wearing a hat, dark dress, and a pearl necklace and is holding a drinking glass. An senior woman (Susan Alice Matthews) sits in a chair beneath her. This woman is wearing a black hat with a mesh veil, glasses, a pearl necklace, and black clothing. To her right is a desk topped with drinking glasses and a flower pot. At the right of the picture stands another senior woman (Mamie Moore) wearing a dark hat, dark clothes, and holds a drinking glass in her right hand and a coat over her left arm.
Date: November 8, 1952
Creator: Rhea-Engert
Item Type: Photograph

[Watt Matthews and John Bennett Sitting at a Table]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews and John Bennet sitting at a table laden with Coke bottles and pitchers. Signs sit behind the table advertising percentages off of a jumbo product. The Matthews is holding a Coke brand paper cut. John Bennett holds a crumpled bit of aluminum foil with his left hand and points with his right.
Date: December 25, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Holding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys holding down a calf that is contained within a metal cage structure. Fencing, trees, and ranch buildings are behind them. The man in the center is Watt Matthews.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Restraining a Calf]

Description: Photograph of two cowboys (Lanham Martin and Harold Ledbetter) restraining a calf's head. A third man stands partially off camera to the right. A wooden fence is visible behind them.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph