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Last update of this page: September 9, 2017



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Education: Beef Quality Assurance

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Education: Arizona State University (ASU) Online


Literature that Helps Preserve Local Ranching Culture and Heritage

Periodicals and Blogs:

Books About Ranching & History of Southern Arizona

(Listed by Author)

  • Yjinio Aguirre:
  1. Echoes of the Conquistadores
  2. Pioneers of Arizona and the Early Southwest: History of a pioneer family in the Southwest
  3. Memories Of Rancheros & Vaqueros Of The Southwest


  1. A John Slaughter Kid: The story of May Watkins Burns
  2. Images of America: Around Sonoita
  3. Hidden Treasures of Santa Cruz County
  4. More Hidden Treasures of Santa Cruz County
  5. Revised edition of Captain James H. Tevis’ book, Arizona in the ’50’s:Captain Tevis’ account of life in Arizona during the pre-Civil War era, updated with photographs, maps and a complete index.


  • Joe Brown:
  1. Chilton vs. the Center for Biological Diversity: Truth Rides A Cowhorse
  2. The Literary Works of J.P.S. (Joe) Brown


  • Annette Gray:

Journey of the Heart: A True Story – Gray tells the life story of Mamie Aguirre, who sewed the first Confederate flag, grew up with the famous outlaw Cole Younger, experienced the worst of the Civil War, and married a shipping baron, Epifanio Aguirre. The couple settled in the Altar Valley and raised a family. After being widowed by an Indian attack, Mamie Aguirre became the first woman professor and the first history professor at the University of Arizona.

Music & Videos

  1. A Cowboy Operetta” based on J.P.S. Brown’s award-winning book, ˆThe Spirit of Dogie Long”

Cowboy Cooking