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[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

[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

[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

[Cattle Chute along a Hill]

Description: Photograph of a cattle chute that passes along a wooded hill. The structure is comprised of wooden fencing at either end and a pair of brick walls near the center of the photo and in front of a small shack. Cattle can be seen shuffling along the chute and in a herd in the background.
Date: 1915~

[Portrait of George and Bettie Reynolds]

Description: Photograph of George and Bettie Reynolds posing for a portrait in front of a background that has been painted to appear as an opulent room. The man, left, sits on a wheeled chair and is wearing a three piece suit with a cravat and boots. The woman, right, is wearing a dark and ruffled dress and is leaning on the chair.
Date: 1880~

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

[Ronald Reagan Shaking Watt Matthews' Hand]

Description: Photograph of President Ronald Regan congratulating Watt Reynolds Matthews at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. The men are facing the camera shaking hands and standing in front of a blue backdrop. Written on the mat below the photo is the inscription: "To Watt Matthews With Best Wishes - Ronald Regan." Photo is labeled on the back: "Cowboy Hall - July 21, 1989 WATT MATTHEWS."
Date: July 21, 1989

[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

[Portrait of Nathan L. and Susan Bartholomew]

Description: Photograph of Nathan L. and Susan Bartholomew posing for a portrait in front of an off-kilter and worn background. Susan, sitting, is wearing a dark dress with a black lace tied around her neck. Nathan stands behind her in a dark three piece suit with a watch chain dangling from his vest. They are standing on a patterned rug that doesn't cover the wooden floor beneath.
Date: 1880~

[Men and Animal along a Cattle Chute]

Description: Photograph of two men standing along a cattle chute that is currently occupied by an obscured animal. The chute is made of wooden fences that moves from the left off camera into a brick enclosure. One of the men stands on a dirt path outside of the wooden structure, while another stands on top of the brick wall.
Date: 1915~

[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