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Interview with Buster Bickford and Freddy Fagan

A wide ranging 185 minute interview with two smaller ranching family members in the Coastal Bend.

Date: January 5, 1983


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Interview with Jesus Ybarbo, Jesse Jones, Sr., Dan Youngblood, and Ananias Cook

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


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Interview with Violena Green Elliot and Robbie Youngblood

An 134 minute interview primarily with Violena Elliot, wife of noted O'Connor cowhand Will Elliot.

Date: February 11, 1983


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Interview with Gertrude Patterson

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


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Interview with Henry Morrow, Leo Scott, and Kemper Stoner Williams, Jr.

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


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Interview with Romulo Ramirez and Camillo Ramirez, Jr.

A 180 minute wide ranging interview/discussion with 2 of the cowhands on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches

Date: March 12, 1983


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Interview with Richard Harris and Rafael de la Garza

A 138 minute wide ranging discussion with two of the oldest interviewees who worked on the Texas Coastal Bend ranches.

Date: March 29, 1983


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Interview with Victor Rodriguez

A 207 minute talk with Victor Rodriguez, a well respected Curandero in the community. He talks about discovering, as a child, that he had the power as well as the plants used in his treatments.

Date: April 27, 1983


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Interview with Sonny Brown and Pete Brown

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


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Interview with L.V. Terrell, K. J. Oliver, and Rev. Coleman Joshlin

A 345 minute interview with three tophands talking about the cowboy life on the ranches in the Coastal Bend.

Date: June 7, 1983


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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

Muster Roll of Co TE.1st R. Texas Vol. of the Army of 1836

Muster Roll of Co TE.1st R. Texas Vol. of the Army of 1836 with Tom O'Connor as the ninth person listed.

Date: 1836
Total Pages: 3

State Organization The Sons of the Republic of Texas - Thomas O'Connor

Paper naming Chapter #16 of the Sons of the Republic, named for Thomas O'Connor and a sketch of his life follows.

Date: ca. 1836
Total Pages: 1

Financial ledger of a church. June 7, 1867 - December 16, 1868. .

A ledger containing accounts for a church, including personal expenses for different friars and church expenses including a school house and a wing of the convent.,

Date: between 1867 and 1868
Total Pages: 56

A. D. Beaty and R.H. Coleman, May 7, 1870 - March 4, 1873. Criminal.

A ledger containing Victoria court records, primarily criminal.,

Date: between 1870 and 1873
Total Pages: 165

[Notes of] Tournament Victoria Advocate. Aug. 4. 1877, p.3, col. 3

Notes taken from and article in the Victoria Advocate about a tournament held.

Date: August 4, 1877
Total Pages: 3

Financial ledger of George Amery, October 5, 1878 - July 1902. General business ledger.

A ledger containing entries pertaining to Judge Amery's work as Justice of the Peace: marriage licenses, notary services and the like as well as mercantile expenses for ranchers and citizens of the surrounding area.,

Date: between 1878 and 1902
Total Pages: 246

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