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Cochise County: A Troublesome Birth (access required)

The men in this photograph, taken at the courthouse in Tombstone, constitute an early rendition of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors.On the heels of rapid growth at Tombstone and Bisbee — each fueled by unprecedented mining booms — noises were heard about forming a new county in the San Pedro River country. The “territory ...

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