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Interview with J. Y. Lott, Tony Lott, Ananias Cook, Dan Youngblood, Nat Nixon, and Alice Cook

A wide ranging 286 minute interview with 4 cowhands who worked mainly on the Welder Vadauri Ranch and joined by Nat Nixon who was primarily a "dirt" man. Alice Cook rarely joins the conversation.

Date: December 13, 1982


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Interview with James Robert "Bobby" McCan

Date: February 15, 1984


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Interview with Elaine Williams Wagner and Mary Jane Williams

A 108 minute interview with Elaine Wagner and Mary Jane Williams talking about the Williams family history.

Date: March 27, 1987


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Interview with Buster Bickford

A 75 minute wide ranging interview with Buster Bickford, a cowhand and later foremen who worked primarily for the O'Connor family.

Date: December 23, 1989


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Interview with Elaine Wagner and Alex de la Garza

Date: January 6, 2000


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Interview with Elaine Williams Wagner

A 48 minute interview with Elaine Wagner talking about the history of her families' ranch.

Date: May 4, 2000


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Tom (1930's)
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[Danny's 5th birthday] (March 17, 1949)
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JO'C & TO'C (ca. 1890)
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Jack, Edith, Madeline Kyle (between 1915 and 1920)
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Edith (1920's)
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MO'C (1930's)
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[Tom - eleventh birthday] (March 15, 1926)
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[Football at St. Joe's] (between 1920 and 1924)
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Documents (2)

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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