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Interview with Abel Rubio

A 93 minute interview with Abel Rubio talking about the early 19th century and the Mexican pioneering family, the de la Garzas.

Date: February 16, 1985

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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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Interview with Wallace Shay

A 49 minute interview with Wallace Shay, a descendent of James Power, talking about the history of the Power Ranches.

Date: June 12, 1987

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Interview with Lorraine Dick, Catherine Luttrell, David Lack, Marjoe Matula, Joe Janik, Helen Schianni, Anne Tibiletti, and Evelyn Boles

A 142 minute interview with eight descendants of European immigrants talking about their families' experiences on arriving in the Coastal Bend.

Date: November 8, 1991

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Interview with Charlie Faupel, Connie Roell, Joseph Roell, Vadys Lemke, Austin Huber, Victor Heibel, Orville Gaugler, Rosie Willemin, and Charley Adams

A 185 minute interview with descendants of European immigrants talking about their families and the Coastal Bend.

Date: December 13, 1991

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Interview with Grace Von Dohlen Haring, Wynette Farley, Mrs. Cooper, and Ruby Nelson

A 155 minute interview with Grace Haring, Wynette Farley, Ruby Nelson and Mrs. Cooper talking about the Coastal Bend in the early 20th century.

Date: October 3, 1995

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Interview with Jim Stofer

A 46 minute interview with Jim Stofer mainly discussing Preston Austin and the settlements of Tivoli and Austwell.

Date: October 31, 1995

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Interview with Claude Kerry McCan, Jr.

A 281 minute interview with Kerry McCan, descendent of the McFaddin ranches, talking about the impact of World War 2 on the Coastal Bend. Poorly Recorded.

Date: December 11, 2000

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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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