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 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
A 350 minute wide ranging interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook, and Wilma Copeland, foreman's wife.
Date: January 11, 1983
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
Date: January 28, 1983
A 406 minute wide ranging interview with Simmie Rydolph, a chauffeur and keen observer, and Bailey Shaw, an itinerant cowhand on the ranches in the Coastal Bend.
Date: March 1, 1983
A 270 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with Henry Morrow from the Morrow ranching family and Leo Scott a cowhand on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.
Date: March 4, 1983
A 61 minute interview with Bessie Haney, a member of one of the few white families that lived around Lewis' Bend.
Date: June 20, 1983
A 166 minute wide ranging interview with Gene Tillman whose father, Andy Tillman, was brought into Texas as a 19 year old slave. Gene was a cowhand on the Coastal Bend Ranches.
Date: April 26, 1984
Date: February 6, 1983