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
A short 8 minute interview with Lutie Youngblood, a ranch cook and wife of Dan Youngblood.
Date: June 1, 1979
A 7 minute self-recorded talk by Ananias Cook talking about his early life.
Date: June 3, 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
Date: March 1, 1981
A 110 minute self-recording with Milam Thompson talking about the hardships of his childhood, finding religion, beginning work as a camp cook and as a preacher and his personal faith.
Date: July 1, 1982
Date: October 21, 1982