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Interview with Rev. Manchen "Mack" Williams, Ananias Cook, J. Y. Lott, Tony Lott, Dan Youngblood, and Nathaniel Youngblood, Sr.

A 367 minute wide ranging interview with six cowhands from the Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: January 18, 1983


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Interview with L.V. Terrell, K.J. Oliver, and Rev. Coleman Joshlin

A 345 minute interview with three tophands talking about the cowboy life on the ranches in the Coastal Bend.

Date: June 7, 1983


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Interview with John James Welder, IV and John Welder V

Interview with John Welder [IV] and his son, John Welder [V], descendent of one of the pioneer ranching families. in the Coastal Bend.

Date: November 17, 1986


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Interview with Dennis O'Connor, II and Preston Austin Stofer

A 53 minute wide ranging interview with Dennis O'Connor and Preston Stofer, two ranchers in the Coastal Bend.

Date: May 6, 1987


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Interview with Marshall Barber and Jesse Jones, Sr.

A 93 minute interview with Marshall Barber, whose father was a tick inspector, and Jesse Jones, a cowhand on the Coastal Bend Ranches.

Date: August 6, 1987


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Interview with Rev. Mack Williams

Date: October 3, 1990


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Interview with Mary Ann Boyd Vivion

Date: April 2, 1991


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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

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

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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