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[Lyndon B. Johnson Shaking a Woman's Hand]

Description: Photograph of Lyndon Johnson shaking the hand of a woman in a checked dress. Lady Bird Johnson stands behind and between the two, holding a paper cup and wearing a collared dress. People are walking behind the trio near a small building and trees.
Date: June 7, 1969
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 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

[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

[People Chatting]

Description: Photograph of men and women chatting in the foreground as people walk by a building in the background.
Date: June 7, 1969
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

[Southern Aerial View of Matthews Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Aerial photograph of Matthews Ranch (Lambshead) headquarters from the south. The ranch buildings are in the center of the photograph. In this view the roads surrounding them are clearly visible. There are mesquite trees in the foreground and open ranch land in the background.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Spraying Cattle at Matthews Ranch]

Description: Photograph of ranch hands spraying cattle in a pen at the Matthews Ranch (Lambshead), located north of Albany, Texas. Adjacent to the pen is an additional pen filled with cattle. Behind the pens two ranch hands ride horses in a field where a car stands parked beside a gate. Mesquite trees dot a sloping hill on the horizon.
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

[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

[Watt Matthews Blowing Out Birthday Candles]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews and friends gathered around a round table at the Reynolds Bend cookshack at Lambshead Ranch celebrating Watt's birthday. Matthews is leaning over the table and blowing out the candles on a two-tiered birthday cake that is sitting on a large Lazy Susan in the middle of the table. Other people are seating around the table (Joe B. Matthews is in the foreground, viewed from behind). The table is positioned in front of two curtained windows. To the right, four women and a girl are standing and smiling.
Date: 1960
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