A 90 minute interview with Milam Thompson, a camp cook on the Coastal Bend Ranches, talking about the life of the camp cook. This is the first interview with Milam.
Date: June 1, 1977
A 65 minute interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook on the Coastal Bend ranches. Milam recounts his early life.
Date: January 1, 1978
An 11 minute interview with Alice Cook, a ranch cook and wife of a cowboy. This is the beginning of the project.
Date: January 2, 1978
Date: June 1, 1979
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
A 44 minute interview with Ananias Cook, Milam Thompson, and Dan Youngblood, cowhands and cook on the Coastal Bend ranches, talking about Lewis Bend, a freeman's community on the San Antonio River.
Date: January 1, 1980
A 64 minute interview with Tony Lott, one of the cowhands on the Welder Vidauri Ranch talking about cowboy life.
Date: March 22, 1980
A 65 minute wide ranging interview with Douglas Franklin, Tony Lott, Dan Youngblood and Milam Thompson, cowhands on the Coastal Bend Ranches
A 20 minute interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook on the Coastal Bend ranches, offering up his perspectives on life and working cattle.
Date: August 21, 1980
Date: October 1, 1981
A ledger of land tax records with the main entries of Thomas O'Connor [I] and D. M. O'Connor with other entries of T. M. O'Connor, Abel West, B. J. West, and Shriner.,
Date: between 1884 and 1907
Total Pages: 488
A ledger tracking employee purchases and work payments.,
Date: between 1887 and 1892
Total Pages: 113
A ledger tracking the employee accounts of D.M. O'Connor. There is a listing of days worked and tasks done and pay due as well as expenses and items purchased.,
Date: between 1887 and 1891
Total Pages: 262
A ledger from Dennis M. O'Connor containing the accounting for labor, tracking their days worked, wages, and charges for merchandise.,
Date: between 1888 and 1890
Total Pages: 136
A ledger tracking employee work days as well as pay and charges. Also personal and ranch expenses incurred or paid for by D.M. O'Connor,
Date: between 1888 and 1896
Total Pages: 124
A ledger containing cattle sale records for the O'Connor Brothers and Dennis Martin O'Connor. The columns are brands, number, class, to whom sold, owner or date of sale and whether paid or not. Later entries group sales by the year and then, still later entries are grouped by the person, either DM O'Connor as the seller or Philip Lambert as the buyer.,
Date: between 1888 and 1893
Total Pages: 92
An O'Connor Brother's ledger of expense accounts, cattle purchase accounts, stock accounts, well accounts, and fence accounts. Many ranchers and ranches are listed.,
Date: between 1888 and 1892
Total Pages: 242
A ledger tracking the expense accounts for the O'Connor Brothers.,
Date: between 1888 and 1895
Total Pages: 242
A ledger containing an accounting for employees including their time worked, their pay, and their charges. ,
Date: between 1889 and 1890
Total Pages: 73
Financial ledger of Dennis Martin/Thomas Marion O'Connor, October 1889 - August 22, 1897. Petty Cash organized by month per page in the first section. D.M. O'Connor accounting begins on ledger page 100 (106) and T.M. O'Connor accounting begins on ledger page 150 (126).,
Date: between 1889 and 1897
Total Pages: 146