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Interview with Alice Cook and Laura Hopkins

A 55 minute interview with Laura Hopkins accompanied by Alice Cook talking about Lewis Bend and the early twentieth century. Ms. Hopkins was the oldest member of the Lewis' Bend community.

Date: June 22, 1979


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Interview with Willie Brown, Sr.

A 186 minute interview with Willie Brown talking a lot about his father Louis Power, a revered foreman on the O'Connor Duke Ranch.

Date: October 29, 1982


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Interview with L.V. Terrell, Milam Thompson, and Rafael de la Garza

A 319 minute interview with Rafael de la Garza with Milam Thompson and L.V. Terrell helping to ask questions. All are cowhands on the Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: November 17, 1982


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Interview with Thomas A. Jeffers and Sophie Jeffers

Date: January 4, 1983


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Interview with Daisy Avery

A 165 minute wide ranging interview with Cinderella "Daisy" Avery, ranch cook and cowhand, talking about her life as woman on the Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: January 7, 1983


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Interview with Ananias Cook and Jesse Jones, Sr.

Date: January 25, 1983


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Interview with Rev. Mack Williams

Date: February 1, 1983


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A History of the Thomas O'Connor Ranch, 1834-1939 by Sister Margaret Rose Warburton, C.D.P.,

A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts ansd Ciences of the Catholic University of America of the life of Irish immagrant, Thomas O'Connor and his ranch.,

Date: 1940's
Total Pages: 160

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Anna Louisa Wellington Stoner, by Margaret McLean,

A Biographical sketch of Anna Louisa Wellington Stoner, written by her granddaughter, Margaret McLean, undated. Based on her research, Mrs. McLean has provided a background story of the Stoner family and their arrival to the Uvalde, Texas, area, on November 10, 1881. She also provides a significant amount of biographical information, including correspondence, dates, financial details, births, deaths, and even land purchases.,

Date: between 1945 and 1965
Total Pages: 5

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Cryin' For Daylight: Ranching Culture in the Texas Coastal Bend,

The Coastal Bend region of Texas embodies a rich and ethnically diverse cattle ranching heritage. For the first volume in her continuing effort to document this 155 year old culture, Louise S. O'Connor interviewed and photographed scores of men and women who have lived and worked on the ranches of the Texas Gulf Coast.,

Date: 1989
Total Pages: 348

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