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Mohave Community College

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3400 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ 86442 United States
928-758-2420

February 2015

Cowboys and Cowgirls: Icons of the American West

February 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mohave Community College, 3400 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ 86442 United States
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Few symbols have been more durable than the American cowboy. This program will give an overview of this populist figure, whose image was first defined by painters Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. Also important to the story are brave cowgirls and the Mexican vaqueros. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show showcased mythic cowboy culture, with singing cowboys, pretty girls on horses, and plenty of Indians in his internationally popular extravaganzas that for many defined the American West. Arizona’s contribution to…

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April 2019

Hellraising, Heroic, and Hidden Women of the Old West (Lake Havasu City)

April 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mohave Community College, 3400 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ 86442 United States
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Although history tries to tell us ONLY men settled the Old West, that is shattered by Jana's verbal tour through some of the amazing women who made all the difference. Any woman who came West in the 1800s had to be full of grit and spit to survive and Jana has collected the stories of dozens of women who prove it. Ever heard of Donaldina Cameron or Biddy Mason? Sharlot Hall or Pearl Hart—Arizona's infamous stagecoach robber? Jana reveals the…

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