Date: October 15, 1982
A 220 minute wide ranging interview with mainly Rusty Coward, foreman on the O'Connor Melon Creek Ranch. His father and uncle were also Melon Creek foreman.
Date: November 30, 1982
A wide ranging 250 minute interview with four cowhands who worked mostly on the O'Connor Ranches.
Date: December 6, 1982
A 165 minute wide ranging interview with Cinderella "Daisy" Avery, ranch cook and cowhand, talking about her life as woman on the Coastal Bend ranches.
Date: January 7, 1983
A 267 minute interview/cooking session with Milam Thompson and Alice Cook talking food and recipes while cooking a meal. Milam also shares his philosophies.
Date: January 17, 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
A 270 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with four of the cowhands who worked on the cattle ranches in the Texas Coastal Bend.
Date: January 26, 1983
A wide ranging 190 minute interview with Gertrude Patterson, a Louisiana native and ranch cook for the Welders Vadauri Ranch for eight years.
Date: February 11, 1983
A 217 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with two cowhands who worked on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.
Date: March 26, 1983
A 138 minute wide ranging discussion with two of the oldest interviewees who worked on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.
Date: March 29, 1983