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Interview with Richard Harris, Rafael De La Garza, and Milam Thompson

A 237 minute wide ranging interview with Richard Harris, forman on the Murphy Ranch, Rafael De La Garza, tophand, and Milam Thompson, camp cook on the Coastal Bend Ranches.

Date: January 17, 1983

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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

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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

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Interview with Mary Lowery and Diana Massey

A 70 minute interview with two Koontz cousins, Mary Hasbook Lowery and Diana Koontz Massey talking about growing up in Inez, Texas.

Date: July 31, 1995

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Interview with Judge Frank Crain, Fred Huvar, Jr., and Winston Luther Zirjack

A 136 wide ranging interview with Judge Crain, Fred Huvar and Winston Zirjack, residents in Victoria

Date: September 14, 1995

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Interview with Theodore Roosevelt Dean

A 34 minute interview with Theodore Dean, nephew of Richard Harris, talking about Lewis' Bend and his cowhand relations.

Date: February 16, 2006

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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

A History of the Thomas O'Connor Ranch, 1834-1939 by Sister Margaret Rose Warburton, C.D.P.

A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts ansd Ciences of the Catholic University of America of the life of Irish immagrant, Thomas O'Connor [I] and his ranch.,

Date: 1940's
Total Pages: 160

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