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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 Richard Harris and L.V. Terrell

Date: November 9, 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 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 Ruby O'Neill

A 57 minute interview with Ruby O'Neill talking about Richard Harris, foreman for the Murphy Ranch. Ms. O'Neill helped Richard with his banking.

Date: February 23, 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 Leroy Taylor Tibiletti

Date: June 20, 1987


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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: 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

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