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Interview with E.J. Garza, K.J. Oliver, Jesse Jones, Sr., Nick Rivas, Mike Rivas, and John Brown

A 367 minute interview, wide ranging interview with six of the cowhands working on the Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: February 18, 1984


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Interview with J. Y. Lott, K. J. Oliver, Nathaniel Youngblood, Pete Brown, Johnny de la Garza, Sonny Brown, Julian Tijerina, Jr., Ervin Brown, Elias de la Garza, Alex de la Garza, Milam Thompson, Tony Lott, and Simmie Rydolph

A 160 minute interview with thirteen of the Coastal Bend cowhands. Louise O'Connor goes through a list of old cowhands asking them if they know them.

Date: July 18, 1989


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Interview with Tony Lott, Willie Brown, Sr., K. J. Oliver, E.J. Garza, Alice Mae Williams, and Evelyn Youngblood

A two plus hour wide ranging interview mainly with four Coastal Bend cowhands done for the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

Date: June 24, 1998


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Interview with Tony Lott, Willie Brown, Sr., K. J. Oliver, E.J. Garza, Alice Mae Williams, and Evelyn Youngblood

A 156 wide ranging interview conducted by the Fort Worth Telegram newspaper with the cowhands who were featured in Louise O'Connor's book Cryin' for Daylight.

Date: July 21, 1998


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Interview with Alex de la Garza, Frank "Pancho" Perez, Jr., Willie Brown, Sr. , E.J. Garza, and K. J. Oliver

A 102 minute interview/event with Alex de la Garza, Pancho Perez, Willie Brown, and K.J. Oliver, cowhands in the Coastal Bend reminiscing and discussing how to roll tobacco.

Date: August 15, 2003


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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

Milam's Revelation Cookbook: A Legacy of Food and Knowledge from the Black Culture of the Texas Coastal Bend

"I learned to cook through revelation and the five senses. I didn't have no cookbooks. I learned to cook down through time by seein', hearin', smellin', feelin'." ,

Date: 2006
Total Pages: 314

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

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