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    • 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...
    • Rock Art in Cochise County

    • Frey, Dan
    • Petroglyphs; Rock paintings; Geoglyphs; Pictographs; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This 56 minute lecture describes numerous sites in Southeastern Arizona and Sonora, Mexico where petroglyphs, pictographs and rock art were found. The rocky cliffs and clefts of Cochise County served as a canvas for ancient inhabitants who left...
    • 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 Chiricahua Apache

    • Cavaliere, Bill
    • Chiricahua Apache Indians; Apache Indian--Wars; 1883-1886; Indians--Chiefs; Arizona-- History; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.) History
    • This audio file is a 45 minute lecture by Cochise County historian, Bill Cavaliere. He discusses his travels to sites important to Chiricahua Apache history. It includes history on the Apache leaders, Cochise, Taza, Nitsche, and Victorio. He...
    • 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...
    • The Clovis Era: Man and Mammoth

    • McAlister, Larry
    • Mammoths, Clovis Era; Lehner Mammoth Site, (Cochise County, Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.)--Antiquities
    • This 15 minute video file examines the co-existance of man and mammoth during the Clovis era, 11,000 years ago. Includes an interview with Ed and Lyn Lehner regarding the discovery of the mammoth kill site during the early 1950’s on their ranch...
    • 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

    • 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...
    • The Great Earthquake of 1887

    • Dillard, Gary
    • Earthquakes; Earthquakes--Mexico; Bisbee (Ariz.) History; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.)...
    • This 48 minute lecture details the Great Earthquake of 1887. On May 3, 1887, a strong earthquake rattled northern Sonora and southeastern Arizona, causing widespread damage and a number of fatalities. It was one of the largest earthquakes ever to...
    • The Great Earthquake of 1887

    • Dillard, Gary
    • Earthquakes; Earthquakes--Mexico; Bisbee (Ariz.) History; Cochise County (Ariz.); Cochise County (Ariz.)...
    • This 13 slide powerpoint presentation is related to the lecture of the same name in this collection. The images in the slides appear courtesy of the Arizona Historical Society, the Douglas Memorial Mining Museum, and the Bisbee Mining Museum. There...
    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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