A Guide to the Louise S. O'Connor Photographs, ca 1980s
Louise S. O'Connor was born in Victoria, Texas, a fifth-generation member of the O'Connor family, which has been ranching the Texas Coastal Bend since 1834. She began photographing on her family's ranches in the early 1970s.
The collection consists of photographs of Louise O’Connor and employees of her ranches. The images were used in an exhibit at the Briscoe Center called “Cryin’ for Daylight.”
Unrestricted access. Photographer retains copyright.
Louise S. O'Connor Photographs, ca. 1980s, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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