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    • 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...
    • Trinidad Meija Escalante Swilling: the Mother of Phoenix

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Swilling, Jack, 1830-1878. Swilling family; Phoenix (Ariz.. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History. Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--19th century. Canal construction.
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling was born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Spanish father and Mexican mother. After the death of her father, she and her mother would move to Tucson where Trinidad would marry Jack Swilling, a Confederate veteran of the Civil...
    • Trinidad Escalante Swilling

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Swilling, Jack, 1830-1878; Swilling family; Phoenix (Ariz.); Phoenix (Ariz.)--History; Phoenix (Ariz.)--History--19th century; Canal construction;
    • Film on Trinidad Escalante Swilling, born in Hermosillo, Mexico to a Spanish father and Mexican mother. After the death of her father, she and her mother would move to Tucson where Trinidad would marry Jack Swilling, a Confederate veteran of the...
    • Dora and Alicia Ocampo Quesada

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History; Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History--19th century; American Federation of Teachers; Social Security Administration (U.S.); Stenographers;
    • Sisters Dora and Alicia are fifth-generation descendents of a pioneer Mexican family that helped establish Wickenburg, Arizona in 1863. After a long career in nursing, Dora became a teacher at the Veda B. Frank Elementary School in Guadalupe and...
    • Video: Dora and Alicia Ocampo Quesada

    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History; Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History--19th century; American Federation of Teachers; Social Security Administration (U.S.); Stenographers;
    • Vignette of the lives of sisters Dora and Alicia, fifth-generation descendents of a pioneer Mexican family that helped establish Wickenburg, Arizona in 1863. After a long career in nursing, Dora became a teacher at the Veda B. Frank Elementary...
    • October 26

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    • Tombstone (Ariz.)--History--19th century
    • On this date in 1881, Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp along with Doc Holliday faced off against the Clantons and McLaurys in what has become known as the Shootout at the OK Corral. Three men were killed and two wounded in less than a minute. This...
    • Interview with Paul Machula, Part 2

    • Paul Machula
    • Pinal Ranch, (Ariz.); Pinaleno Mountains (Ariz.); Gila County (Ariz.)--Antiquities; Arizona--History--19th century
    • Part 2: Paul Machula talks about this passion for cultural and geographical history of the Pinal Mountains in Gila County, Arizona. He examines how the Apaches were impacted first by the appearance of early Spanish explorations, followed by the...
    • 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...
    • Blumer Family History

    • Edward Dale Blumer
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Homesteading -- Arizona; Mining; Ranching History of Gila County.
    • Eddie Dale tells of his Swiss and German ancestors emigrating to America, meeting and marrying in New Jersey. His grandfather worked for railroads, then eventually moved west. Rudy Blumer, Eddie Dale's father, was born in Globe, AZ and likewise...
    • Cooper Family History

    • Dwight Cooper
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; Dams--Arizona--Salt...
    • Dwight's great grandfather first settled in the Roosevelt area, the original ranch, the Hay Hook Ranch, was just 3 miles from where the dam was built in 1911. He tells of early ranching practices and of how ranchers related to each other. His...
    • Haught Family History, Part 1

    • Austin Haught
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Homesteading -- Arizona; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S....
    • Austin tells of his uncle Fred, his father, Samuel Ache Haught, and grandfather coming from Texas to Tonto Basin in the mid-1880s, bringing two large herds of cattle with them. They settled in Rye originally, then later moved to Walnut Creek in...
    • Haught Family History, Part 2

    • Linda Haught-Ortega
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Homesteading -- Arizona; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S....
    • Linda Haught Ortega tells more of the Haught family migrating from Texas to Arizona in the mid-1880s through the eyes of woman and a historical researcher. Linda's father Alfred was the oldest of Samuel A. and Carrie Haught's children and she...
    • Mann Family History

    • Thomas Mann
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service
    • Tom first tells of his mother's Zacharie family coming from Denmark to America, working their way west to Gila County, Arizona in the cattle business. Tom's grandfather, young Fred Zacharie, came from New Mexico to the Pleasant Valley area in...
    • Mounce Family History

    • Joe Mounce and Christie Lavin
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service
    • The Mounce family came to Globe in 1876 with an enormous herd of cattle. The original ranch ran cattle from the Salt River to the Gila River. Another Mounce family ranch was located in Geronimo, AZ. The family's ranching lifestyle continues...
    • Peace Family History

    • Jayne Peace Pyle
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Homesteaders...
    • Seven generations ago, Jayne's great-great grandparents Cornelius and Parmelia Jackson and her great grandparents, Texas Ranger Will and Ellen Jackson Neal, and her father Neely Jackson and family left Texas in the late 1880s looking for good...
    • Pyle Family History, Part 1

    • Jinx Pyle
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S. Forest Service; Homesteading...
    • David Harer drove a herd of hogs into Greenback Valley in 1874 and set up a hog ranch, thus earning the credit of being the first white man to build a house in the Tonto Basin. He and his son-in-law, Florence Packard raised hogs for market in...
    • Pyle Family History, Part 2

    • Jinx Pyle
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Homesteading -- Arizona; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; U.S....
    • Jinx continues family history and neighbor storytelling, now from his own experiences beginning with living off the land and growing up on Bonita Creek. Jinx was initiated as a cowboy and lion hunter while still a young boy, when the family moved...
    • Reece Family History

    • Duane Reece
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 19th century; Arizona History 20th Century; Gila County (Ariz.); Biography; Cattle--West (U.S.)--History; Ranching History of Gila County; Ranch managers--Arizona; Cowboy poets of Arizona
    • Duane Reece is a cattleman, and also a gifted cowboy poet. He begins with a poem skillfully describing his life as a young cowhand. Duane grew up in the Great Depression on ranches along the Gila River that bordered the San Carlos Indian...

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