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Interview with Rev. Willie Heard

Men's Day Program. Rev Heard Guest Speaker

Date: June 17, 1979

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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 Rev. Manchen "Mack" Williams

A 240 minute wide ranging interview with Reverend Mack Williams, a cowhand on the O'Connor/Williams Peach Mott Ranch.

Date: February 1, 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 Henry Morrow, Leo Scott, and Kemper Stoner Williams, Jr.

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

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Interview with Gene Tillman

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

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Interview with Rosie Terrell Jones

Date: October 8, 1984

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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

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