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
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
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
A 7.5 hour wide ranging interview with J. Y. Lott, Tony Lott, Dan Youngblood, Nathaniel Youngblood, and Ananias Cook, all cowhands on the Welder Vadauri Ranch.
Date: January 19, 1983
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
A 264 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with Richard Harris, long time foreman on the Murphy ranches.
Date: March 28, 1983
A 234 minute, wide ranging interview with five cowhands from the McFaddin Ranch.
Date: April 19, 1983
A wide ranging 140 minute interview with the brothers Sonny and Pete Brown, two cowhands who worked mostly on the Traylor Ranch.
Date: June 4, 1983
A wide ranging 195 minute interview with Earl Ward, a foremen and one of the few anglo cowhands in the Coastal Bend until the late 20th century.
Date: June 9, 1983
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