A 90 minute interview with Milam Thompson, a camp cook on the Coastal Bend Ranches, talking about the life of the camp cook. This is the first interview with Milam.
Date: June 1, 1977
A 65 minute interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook on the Coastal Bend ranches. Milam recounts his early life.
Date: January 1, 1978
An 11 minute interview with Alice Cook, a ranch cook and wife of a cowboy. This is the beginning of the project.
Date: January 2, 1978
A 55 minute interview with Laura Hopkins accompanied by Alice Cook talking about Lewis Bend and the early twentieth century. Ms. Hopkins was the oldest member of the Lewis' Bend community.
Date: June 22, 1979
A 44 minute interview with Ananias Cook, Milam Thompson, and Dan Youngblood, cowhands and cook on the Coastal Bend ranches, talking about Lewis Bend, a freeman's community on the San Antonio River.
Date: January 1, 1980
A 65 minute wide ranging interview with Douglas Franklin, Tony Lott, Dan Youngblood and Milam Thompson, cowhands on the Coastal Bend Ranches
Date: March 22, 1980
A 20 minute interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook on the Coastal Bend ranches, offering up his perspectives on life and working cattle.
Date: August 21, 1980
Date: October 1, 1981
A 207 minute talk with Victor Rodriguez, a well respected Curandero in the community. He talks about discovering, as a child, that he had the power as well as the plants used in his treatments.
Date: April 27, 1983
A 116 minute wide ranging interview with Tom Rodgers, the highly respected Tom Ball's nephew. Mr. Rodgers talks about Tom and offers his observations on being a cowhand.
Date: June 22, 1983