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Interview with Tom Rodgers

A 116 minute wide ranging interview with Tom Rodgers, the highly respected Tom Ball's nephew. Mr. Rodgers talks about Tom and offers his observations on being a cowhand.

Date: June 22, 1983


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Interview with Clarence Preiss

Date: October 20, 1983


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Interview with William Bevans Callan

Date: February 9, 1985


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Interview with Lawrence Wood

A 136 minute interview with Lawrence Wood, rancher and descendant of a pioneering ranching family, talking about Coastal Bend women, the culture, and the future of ranching.

Date: March 11, 1985


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Interview with Marye Murphy Greer, Zilpah Daniel Edwards, and Mary Louise

A 201 minute interview with Mary Greer, Zilpah Edwards, and Mary Louise talking about ranch life and the Murphy family.

Date: November 27, 1989


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Interview with VIctor Rodriguez

A 166 minute interview with Victor Rodriguez talking about his experiences as a Curandero.

Date: June 13, 1990


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Interview with P. K. Stubblefield

A 165 minute wide ranging interview with P.K. Stubblefield, a prominent Victoria banker.

Date: October 2, 1990


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Interview with Maggie Fromme, Delores Ressman, Dorothy Lau, Ruby Nelson, Marjorie Baecker, and Lydia Loest

A 233 minute wide ranging interview with five women from the German community.

Date: January 9, 1991


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Interview with Dr. Charles "Charlie" Borchers, M.D.

Date: January 22, 1991


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Documents (10)

Tales From the San'tone River Bottom: A Cultural History: Origins (Vol. 1)

Historians generally tell only about history. Louise O'Connor has chosen to use a new approach, letting the people themselves tell their own story, in their own words through the new approach of oral history. Using transcriptions of those interviewed, she lets them tell their own tales. In using such an approach, she is giving the world a fifty-yard-line seat to the real drama which cannot be duplicated anywhere else.,

Date: November, 1998
Total Pages: 280

Inventory for 1865 by A. S. Crocker - a&c

Property ledger of many Texas counties. May be a state assessment from1865 listing residents, their acreage, livestock, wagons and buggies. ,

Date: 2015
Total Pages: 178

List of Property lying in Victoria owned by Non- Residents

A ledger containing a listing of property with plat numbers or descriptions to identify location and a column for value, state tax, and county tax.,

Date: 1846
Total Pages: 27

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

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

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

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

Bread in a Dutch Oven

An article from Henry's Journal published in the Victoria Advocate about Mr. Summer making bread in a dutch oven.,

Date: October 16, 1984
Total Pages: 1

Riding the chuck wagon again

An article of Henry's Journal in the Victoria Advocate about a chuck wagon built for Billy Walker of Goliad, by Gene Kotzur of Ander using specifications of the original chuck wagon that Texas cattle baron Charles Goodnight had built in 1866.,

Date: August 7, 1994
Total Pages: 1

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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