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Interview with Jesse Jones, Sr., L.V. Terrell, and Willie Brown, Sr.

A 271 minute, wide ranging interview with three of the O'Connor cowhands.

Date: November 18, 1982


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Interview with Daisy Avery

A 165 minute wide ranging interview with Cinderella "Daisy" Avery, ranch cook and cowhand, talking about her life as woman on the Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: January 7, 1983


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Interview with Milam Thompson and Wilma Copeland

A 350 minute wide ranging interview with Milam Thompson, camp cook, and Wilma Copeland, foreman's wife.

Date: January 11, 1983


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Interview with Simmie Rydolph and Bailey Shaw

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


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Interview with Quinn Love and Leo Scott

A 217 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with two cowhands who worked on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: March 26, 1983


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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 Rosie Terrell Jones

Date: October 8, 1984


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Interview with Ralph W. Bego and Doris Bego Freer

Date: June 13, 1990


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Interview with Jamie Lee Terrell, Nathaniel Youngblood, Evelyn Youngblood, Penceola Williams, Tony Lott, Thurman Terrell, and Geraldine Terrell

A 184 minute interview with members of the black Terrell family about their family's history.

Date: October 28, 1991


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Interview with Rev. Mack Williams

A 22 minute interview with Rev. Mack Williams, cowhand and preacher, talking about Lewis' Bend and the churches he pastored.

Date: December 4, 1991


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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

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