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    • Fort Newell

    • Fort Newell
    • Visionquest
    • Army posts; Buffalo Soldiers; Military bases--Arizona; United States. Mexican-American Border Region; Naco (Ariz.); Naco (Mexico); Cochise County (Ariz.) History. Mexican-American Border Region--History; Ghost towns Arizona Cochise County History.
    • This 17-minute video describes the history of Fort Newell, also known as Camp Naco. It is an abandoned army post on the United States-Mexican border in Naco, AZ. The fort was built in 1915 to protect American citizens and enforce U.S. neutrality...
    • Apache Water Jar

    • Apache Water Jar
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Apache; Apache baskets; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • The origin of this artifact is unknown. It was acquired by the Cochise College Library in the 1970's through a Title II grant. The jar is 38 cm high, 28 cm diameter and has a 18 cm lipped openning. The water jar is a basket made of sotol leaves and...
    • Casas Grande Polychrome Jar

    • Casas Grande Polychrome Jar
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities. Casas Grandes pottery
    • The origin of this artifact is unknown. The United States Border Patrol donated it to Cochise College after confiscating it at the U.S./Mexico border. The jar is 16 cm high with a 17 cm diameter and has an 11 cm lipped opening. It is made of light...
    • Fairbank Schoolhouse

    • Fairbank Schoolhouse
    • Unknown
    • Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) History. Historic towns;Ghost towns Arizona Cochise County History.
    • The Fairbank schoolhouse is one of the few remaining buildings left in Fairbank, Arizona. It was built around 1920 and classes were held there until 1944. The schoolhouse fell into disrepair after closing. Recently the Bureau of Land and Management...
    • Gila Polychrome Bowl

    • Gila Polychrome Bowl
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found on the J. Cowan ranch located in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1200 and 1400 CE, the bowl is 18 cm high with a 76 cm...
    • Gila Polychrome Bowl

    • Gila Polychrome Bowl
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • Between the years 1968 and 1983 Cochise College archeology department excavated five sites in Southeastern Arizona. This artifact was found at the J. Cowan ranch in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Estimated creation between 1200 and...
    • Gila Polychrome Jar new

    • Gila Polychrome Jar new
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found on the Darnell ranch located on the eastern slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains in Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1250 and 1400 CE, the jar...
    • Plainware Duck Pot new

    • Plainware Duck Pot new
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found at the J. Cowan ranch in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1200 and 1400 CE, the pot is 22cm high, 25cm long and has a...
    • Plainware Effigy Pot

    • Plainware Effigy Pot
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found at the J. Cowan ranch in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1200 and 1400 CE, this pot is 17 cm high, 16 cm long and has...
    • Tanto Polychrome Jar new

    • Tanto Polychrome Jar new
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found on the Darnell ranch located on the eastern slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains in Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1250 and 1400 CE, the jar...
    • Camp Naco

    • Camp Naco
    • Swartzwelder, Debby
    • Army posts; Buffalo Soldiers; Military bases--Arizona; United States. Mexican-American Border Region; Naco (Ariz.); Naco (Mexico); Cochise County (Ariz.) History. Mexican-American Border Region--History;
    • This one hour lecture describes the history of Camp Naco and the recent efforts to preserve the historic camp. The fort, also known as Fort Newell, is an abandoned army post on the United States-Mexican border in Naco, AZ. The fort was built in...
    • Bootlegging on the Border

    • Bootlegging on the Border
    • Patience, Wes
    • Prohibition; Drinking of alcoholic beverages--Law and legislation; Mexican-American Border Region; Cochise County (Ariz.) History; Bisbee (Ariz.) History; Bisbee (Ariz.). Warren; Naco (Ariz.); Naco (Mexico); Agua Prieta (Sonora, Mexico); Agua...
    • This 38 minute audio file is the story of Prohibition in the border towns of Cochise County. During Prohibition, which began in Arizona in January of 1915, Naco, Arizona and Sonora, experienced a flood of Americans seeking alcohol. Though Phoenix...
    • The Swedish Enclave

    • The Swedish Enclave
    • Patience, Wes
    • Arizona--History; Swedes--United States; Enthology--United States; Swedish Americans; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) History.
    • This 55 minute lecture describes how people of Swedish decent became the third largest ethnic group living in Cochise County during the early part of the 20th century. Between 1905 and 1930 there were dozens of Swedes living between 10th and 15th...
    • La Frontera - A History

    • La Frontera - A History
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Mexican-American Border Region--History; Mexico--History--Spanish colony, 1540-1810; New Spain; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This is a 47 minute audio file. Rebecca Orozco gives an overview of the past 500 years of Mexican and American shared heritage along the southeastern Arizona border region. The lecture takes the listener through history covering the Spanish...
    • The Chiricahua Apaches, Images in Myth and History

    • The Chiricahua Apaches, Images in Myth and History
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Chiricahua Indians; Chiricahua Indian Reservation (Ariz.); Chiricahua Indians--Treaties; Arizona--History; Chiricahua Apache Indians; Apache Indian--Wars; 1883-1886; Indians--Chiefs; Arizona--History; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.) History. Fort Bowie...
    • This is a 38 minute lecture on the story of the Chiricahua. This audio is related to the powerpoint presentation under the same name in this collection. The lecture begins with the first American's contact with the Chiricahua when beaver trappers...
    • The Chiricahua Apache, Images in Myth and History

    • The Chiricahua Apache, Images in Myth and History
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Chiricahua Indians; Chiricahua Indian Reservation (Ariz.); Chiricahua Indians--Treaties; Arizona--History; Chiricahua Apache Indians; Apache Indian--Wars, 1883-1886; Apache Indians--Wars, 1872-1873; Indians--Chiefs; Fort Huachuca (Ariz.) History....
    • This 57 slide powerpoint presentation is related to the lecture of the same name in this collection. Many of the images in the slides appear courtesy of the Arizona Historical Society. Famous warriors such as Geronimo and Naiche were photographed...
    • Paquime and Mata Ortiz

    • Paquime and Mata Ortiz
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Archaeology--Mexico; Archaeology and History--North America; Indian pottery; Pottery; Ceramics; Chihuahua (Chihuahua, Mexico) History. Mata Ortiz (Mexico); Casas Grandes pottery Mexico Chihuahua (State); Casas Grandes pottery...
    • A 52 minute lecture summarizing the history of southeastern Arizona and detailing the archaelogical history of the area from 1250-1425. Seven centuries ago, trade and culture of Southeastern Arizona was centered around an adobe city called Paquime...
    • Military Outposts in the Chiricahua Mountains

    • Military Outposts in the Chiricahua Mountains
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Military posts; Army posts; Military bases--Arizona; Chiricahua Apache Indians; Fort Bowie (Ariz.) History 19th century; Gadsen Purchase; Apache Indian--Wars, 1883-1886; Apache Indians--Wars, 1872-1873; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County...
    • During the long years of the Chiricahua Apache wars with the United States, the military established a number of outposts to block their escape routes into the rugged Chiricahua Mountains. Learn about the history of Fort Bowie, Camp Bonita and Camp...
    • Military Outposts of the Chiricahua Mountains

    • Military Outposts of the Chiricahua Mountains
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Military posts (Ariz); Army posts; Military bases--Arizona; Chiricahua Apache Indians; Fort Bowie (Ariz.) History 19th century; Gadsen Purchase; Apache Indian--Wars, 1883-1886; Apache Indians--Wars, 1872-1873; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County...
    • This Powerpoint presentation is related to the lecture of the same name in this collection. It contains 53 slides with images and photos depicting the life and times of the military outposts built in the mid and late 19th century to protect the...
    • La Fontera - A History

    • La Fontera - A History
    • Orozco, Rebecca
    • Mexican-American Border Region--History; Mexico--History--Spanish colony, 1540-1810; New Spain; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This 43 slide powerpoint presentation is related to the audio file in this collection of the same name. It presents a history of Mexican and American shared heritage along the southeastern Arizona border region over the past 500 years. There are...

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