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 250 minute interview with four cowhands who worked mostly on the O'Connor Ranches.
Date: December 6, 1982
A 243 minute interview with Jesse Jones, Abel "Guerro" Perez, L.V. Terrell and Willie Brown. The first half they are identifying photos and the second half telling stories.
Date: December 7, 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 wide ranging 185 minute interview with two smaller ranching family members in the Coastal Bend.
Date: January 5, 1983
A 350 minute wide ranging interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook, and Wilma Copeland, foreman's wife.
Date: January 11, 1983
A 270 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with four of the cowhands who worked on the cattle ranches in the Texas Coastal Bend.
Date: January 26, 1983
A 350 minute wide ranging interview with Bailey Shaw, a cowhand on the Coastal Bend Ranches. L.V. Terrell is in the background.
Date: February 2, 1983
A wide ranging 190 minute interview with Gertrude Patterson, a Louisiana native and ranch cook for the Welders Vadauri Ranch for eight years.
Date: February 11, 1983
A 406 minute wide ranging interview with Simmie Rydolph, a chauffeur and keen observer, and Bailey Shaw, an itinerant cowhand on the ranches in the Coastal Bend.
Date: March 1, 1983