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Interview with Milam Thompson

A 90 minute interview with Milam Thompson, a camp cook on the Coastal Bend Ranches, talking about the life of the camp cook.

Date: June 1, 1977


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Interview with Jesus Ybarbo

A 67 minute wide ranging interview with Jesus Ybarbo a cowhand and then a yard man for the Gaffneys and eventually caretaker of the River Ranch cemetery.

Date: September 3, 1982


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Interview with L.V. Terrell and Guerro Perez

A 500 minute wide ranging interview with L.V. Terrell and Abel "Guerro" Perez, cowhands on the Coastal Bend Ranches. They tell many stories of riding and roping and their horses.

Date: October 7, 1982


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Interview with Richard Harris and L.V. Terrell

Date: November 9, 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 J. Y. Lott, Tony Lott, Ananias Cook, Dan Youngblood, Nat Nixon, and Alice Cook

A wide ranging 286 minute interview with 4 cowhands who worked mainly on the Welder Vadauri Ranch and joined by Nat Nixon who was primarily a "dirt" man. Alice Cook rarely joins the conversation.

Date: December 13, 1982


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Interview with J. Y. Lott, Tony Lott, Dan Youngblood, Nathaniel Youngblood, and Ananias Cook

A 7.5 hour wide ranging interview with J. Y. Lott, Tony Lott, Dan Youngblood, Nathaniel Youngblood, and Ananias Cook, all cowhands on the Welder Vadauri Ranch.

Date: January 19, 1983


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Documents (16)

A. D. Beaty and R.H. Coleman, May 7, 1870 - March 4, 1873. Criminal.

A ledger containing Victoria court records, primarily criminal.,

Date: between 1870 and 1873
Total Pages: 165

[Notes of] Tournament Victoria Advocate. Aug. 4. 1877, p.3, col. 3

Notes taken from and article in the Victoria Advocate about a tournament held.

Date: August 4, 1877
Total Pages: 3

General business ledger

Financial ledger of George Amery, October 5, 1878 - July 1902. General business ledger.,

Date: October 5, 1878
Total Pages: 246

Certificate of Registration of Marks and Brands

A certificate issued to Susana Holden of Victoria Co. for the registration of her brand.

Date: July 27, 1883
Total Pages: 1

Financial ledger of George Amery

Financial ledger of George Amery, September 1886 - October 1887. General business ledger. ,

Date: September 1886
Total Pages: 336

The Tournament in Victoria and neighboring counties

A report written by Margaret Stoner McLean written on the Tournaments of Victoria and area ranches; a contest of skill on horseback.

Date: ca. 1937
Total Pages: 15

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

Tournaments: An Account of This Early Sport In Victoria, Texas and Neighboring Communities

An article written for The Cattleman magazine by Margaret Stoner McLean describes, in great detail, the history of the game that took place in and around Victoria after the Civil War. Accompanying the article are two notices in the Victoria Advocate about the publishing of the article and about the author.

Date: September 1948
Total Pages: 8

Little Joker The "Love st First Sight" Stallion

Article about a horse, Little Joker, and his lineage owned by Tom O'Connor [IV] and previously by Orville Copeland.

Date: February 1949
Total Pages: 3

Stew Makes Stir

An article of Henry's Journal in the Victoria Advocate about cowboy stew at Charlie's Place in Yorktown.,

Date: April 21, 1981
Total Pages: 1

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