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Interview with Grace Montag

A 44 minute interview with Grace Montag, daughter of Lester Long, foreman on the O'Connor River Ranch for ten years. Talks mostly of her father.

Date: July 25, 1984


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Interview with Evelyn Youngblood, Nathaniel Youngblood, Fay Robinson, Della Mae Bennett, Nell Shelton, and Ruby Lee Edwards

A 240 minute interview with five women and Nathaniel Youngblood talking about growing up in the early twentieth century in rural Refugio County.

Date: January 17, 1991


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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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