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Interview with Ananias Cook and Jesse Jones, Sr.

A 330 minute wide ranging interview with Ananias Cook and Jesse Jones, cowhands on the Coastal Bend Ranches.

Date: January 25, 1983

Tracks   10

Interview with Clarence Preiss

Date: October 20, 1983

Tracks   02 | 03

Interview with Will "Buddy" King

A 240 minute wide ranging interview with Will King, a cowhand on the Coastal Bend Ranches.

Date: December 5, 1983

Tracks   07

Interview with Hon. Helen Walker

A 117 minute interview with Helen Walker, a Coastal Bend resident, talking about the early 20th century.

Date: June 20, 1990

Tracks   02

Interview with Jeanette Perkins and Alton Curtis

Date: March 27, 1991

Tracks   04

Interview with Lorraine Dick, Catherine Luttrell, David Lack, Marjoe Matula, Joe Janik, Helen Schianni, Anne Tibiletti, and Evelyn Boles

A 142 minute interview with eight descendants of European immigrants talking about their families' experiences on arriving in the Coastal Bend.

Date: November 8, 1991

Tracks   02

Interview with Georgia Young, Elaine Cooper, and Ruby Nelson

A 123 minute interview with Georgia Young, her daughter Elaine Cooper and Ruby Nelson talking about Victoria in the early twentieth century.

Date: October 24, 1995

Tracks   01 | 02
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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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