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Interview with L.V. Terrell, Milam Thompson, and Rafael de la Garza

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

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Interview with Milam Thompson and Wilma Copeland

A 350 minute wide ranging interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook, and Wilma Copeland, foreman's wife.

Date: January 11, 1983

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Interview with Simmie Rydolph and Bailey Shaw

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

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Interview with Elizabeth Sevier "Bessie" Haney

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

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Interview with Rafael de la Garza

An 80 minute interview with Rafael de la Garza, a cowhand on the Coastal Bend ranches talking about working cattle in the early twentieth century.

Date: February 2, 1984

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Interview with Leo James Welder

Date: February 16, 1984

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Interview with Rosie Terrell Jones

Date: October 8, 1984

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Interview with Evelyn Youngblood, Sadie Hillyer, Dorothy Harris, Althia Burns-Franklin, Joyce King, and Elvin Scott

A 93 minute interview with a group of women who have lived in cowhand families.

Date: July 20, 2001

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Interview with Rev. Coleman "Cokie" Joshlin

A 35 minute interview with Rev. Joshlin talking about the black religious service and what makes a preacher strong.

Date: January 6, 2006

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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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