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Interview with Milam Thompson

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


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Interview with Jesus Ybarbo

A 67 minute wide ranging interview with Jesus Ybarbo a cowhand and then a yard man for the Gaffneys and eventually caretaker of the River Ranch cemetery.

Date: September 3, 1982


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Interview with Richard Harris and L.V. Terrell

Date: November 9, 1982


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Interview with L.V. Terrell, Milam Thompson, and Rafael de la Garza

A 319 minute interview with Rafael de la Garza with Milam Thompson and L.V. Terrell helping to ask questions. All are cowhands on the Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: November 17, 1982


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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 Henry Morrow, Leo Scott, and Kemper Stoner Williams, Jr.

A 270 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with Henry Morrow from the Morrow ranching family and Leo Scott a cowhand on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: March 4, 1983


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Interview with Richard Harris

A 264 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with Richard Harris, long time foreman on the Murphy ranches.

Date: March 28, 1983


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Interview with Mike Adames, Sr., Mike Adames, Jr., Lee Powell, Tony Urbano, and Porfirio Urbano

A 234 minute, wide ranging interview with five cowhands from the McFaddin Ranch.

Date: April 19, 1983


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Interview with Tom Rodgers

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


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Claude Keeran (between 1905 and 1914)
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Jack Kyle (between 1907 and 1913)
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Documents (4)

Little Joker The "Love st First Sight" Stallion

Article about a horse, Little Joker, and his lineage owned by Tom O'Connor [IV] and previously by Orville Copeland.

Date: February, 1949
Total Pages: 3

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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

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