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
A 220 minute wide ranging interview with mainly Rusty Coward, foreman on the O'Connor Melon Creek Ranch. His father and uncle were also Melon Creek foreman.
Date: November 30, 1982
A 243 minute interview with Jesse Jones, Abel "Guerro" Perez, L.V. Terrell and Willie Brown. The first half they are identifying photos and the second half telling stories.
Date: December 7, 1982
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
An 134 minute interview primarily with Violena Elliot, wife of noted O'Connor cowhand Will Elliot.
Date: February 11, 1983
A 234 minute interview with Julian and Henry Tijerina, Sam and Johnny de la Garza and Jesus Ybarbo, cowhands on the Coastal Bend ranches.
Date: August 4, 1983