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Interview with Freddy Fagan

A 118 minute wide ranging interview with Freddy Fagan, an excellent horseman and member of the pioneering Fagan ranching family.

Date: November 7, 1982


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Interview with Buster Bickford and Freddy Fagan

A wide ranging 185 minute interview with two smaller ranching family members in the Coastal Bend.

Date: January 5, 1983


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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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Interview with Rev. Mack Williams

Date: January 31, 1983


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Interview with Bailey Shaw and Warner Isaiah

A 135 minute wide ranging interview with Monroe "Bailey" Shaw and Warner "Goody" Isaiah. Goody was a cowhand a short time, Bailey worked on many ranches throughout the Coastal Bend.

Date: February 9, 1983


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Interview with Clayton Leon Isaiah and L.V. Terrell

A 213 minute wide ranging discussion with two O'Connor tophands, Clayton Isaiah and L.V. Terrell.

Date: June 1, 1983


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Interview with McKinley Williams and Horace Joshlin

A 135 minute wide ranging interview with McKinley Williams and Horace Joshlin, two cowhands on the Coastal Bend Ranches

Date: April 28, 1984


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Interview with Ester Garrett, Lola Adams, Leo Rice, and Pearlie Pleasant

An 84 minute interview with Ester Garrett and Leo Rice, brother and sister, along with Lola Adams and Pearlie Pleasant all related to Parson Isaiah Weathers. The talk about Lewis' Bend among other things.

Date: October 2, 1984


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Interview with Anita Linney

A 163 minute interview with Anita Linney, wife of foreman Orion Linney, talking about Orion and their time on the O'Connor Salt Creek Ranch.

Date: December 5, 1984


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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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Land ledger, June 22, 1889 - January 7, 1895. Land inventory and miscellaneous.,

A ledger tracking land ownership by person including acres and prices paid in Refugio County as well as Refugio township, Aransas, La Salle, San Patricio, Nueces, and McMullen Counties. Also a page tracking expenses for feeding horses and cows,

Date: between 1889 and 1895
Total Pages: 40

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Notes from Allhands, J. L. Gringo builders, Privately printed, 1931 Barbed wire

Article about the history of barbed wire fencing and the advent of the railroad in the Coastal Bend.

Date: 1931
Total Pages: 2

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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

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Cryin' For Daylight: Ranching Culture in the Texas Coastal Bend,

The Coastal Bend region of Texas embodies a rich and ethnically diverse cattle ranching heritage. For the first volume in her continuing effort to document this 155 year old culture, Louise S. O'Connor interviewed and photographed scores of men and women who have lived and worked on the ranches of the Texas Gulf Coast.,

Date: 1989
Total Pages: 348

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