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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

Tales From the San'tone River Bottom: Historic Times (Volume 2)

During the twentieth century, these people of the Texas Coastal Bend were there. They saw, they lived, they processed it, and then they told it to me with their usual clarity. Some of it is sad, some of it is funny, and all is a profound insight into the changes, influences, events and reactions to events experienced by the men, women, and children of the Texas Coastal Bend. ,

Date: 2002
Total Pages: 253

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

Certificate of Registration of Marks and Brands

A certificate issued to Susana Holden of Victoria Co. for the registration of her brand.

Date: July 27, 1883
Total Pages: 1

Tournaments: An Account of This Early Sport In Victoria, Texas and Neighboring Communities

An article written for The Cattleman magazine by Margaret Stoner McLean describes, in great detail, the history of the game that took place in and around Victoria after the Civil War. Accompanying the article are two notices in the Victoria Advocate about the publishing of the article and about the author.

Date: September, 1948
Total Pages: 8

The Tournament in Victoria and neighboring counties

A report written by Margaret Stoner McLean written on the Tournaments of Victoria and area ranches; a contest of skill on horseback.

Date: ca. 1937
Total Pages: 15

[Notes of] Tournament Victoria Advocate. Aug. 4. 1877, p.3, col. 3

Notes taken from and article in the Victoria Advocate about a tournament held.

Date: August 4, 1877
Total Pages: 3

Little Joker The "Love at First Sight" Stallion

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

Date: February, 1949
Total Pages: 3

Riding the chuck wagon again

An article of Henry's Journal in the Victoria Advocate about a chuck wagon built for Billy Walker of Goliad, by Gene Kotzur of Ander using specifications of the original chuck wagon that Texas cattle baron Charles Goodnight had built in 1866.,

Date: August 7, 1994
Total Pages: 1

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