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Interview with Thomas Marion O'Connor, II

Date: March 12, 1984

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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 Graham Davis

Date: July 1, 1997

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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

A History of the Thomas O'Connor Ranch, 1834-1939 by Sister Margaret Rose Warburton, C.D.P.

A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts ansd Ciences of the Catholic University of America of the life of Irish immagrant, Thomas O'Connor [I] and his ranch.,

Date: 1940's
Total Pages: 160

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