- We have a room at the museum available for research. It may be reserved for use during our regular business hours.
- Our volunteers are knowledgeable and helpful about the research materials available at our museum.
- Materials in our archives include:
~ An extensive collection of historic photographs;
~ Various books and publications, including back issues of the Journal of Arizona History”
~ A growing library of recordings of speeches at our museum and oral histories, which we will transcribe as volunteer help is available;
~ Written information about the history of places in the Tri-State area and the people who have populated it, including magazine and newspaper articles collected over the years;
~ Displays, artifacts, and memorabilia.
- Researchers may find materials of interest in our archives about the following:
~ The history of the Colorado River and the building of Davis Dam.
~ Native Americans in the prehistoric period to date in the Tristate area.
~ Early inhabitants and exploration of the Tri-State area.
~ The founding and history of communities in the Tri-State area, particularly Hardyville/Bullhead City and South Pointe/Laughlin.
~ Mining in the Tri-State area.
~ The history of the Laughlin casinos.
~ People who have lived in the Tri-State area, including such personalities as William Hardy and Don Laughlin.
~ The history of Fort Mojave.
~ Places of interest in the Tri-State area, such as Spirit Mountain, Grapevine Canyon, Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery, Route 66, and other historical and tourist sites.