By Thomas E. Chávez
Initially released in 1992 and to be had now basically from UNM Press, An Illustrated background of latest Mexico combines greater than 2 hundred pictures and a concise heritage to create an enticing, panoramic view of recent Mexico’s attention-grabbing previous. For hundreds of thousands of years quite a few cultures have filtered into New Mexico, and every has tailored to the land. New Mexico has develop into a worldly society of many nationalities and ethnicities, all inspired by means of those that got here ahead of, and all a part of a particular New Mexican tradition that flourishes at the present time.
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1900-1915. Photo by Green Edward Miller. (MNM 102782) Â < previous page destination42 next page > If you like this book, buy it! ï»¿ < previous page 36 destination43 next page > 37 Photo 4 County law officers, Church Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Left to right: Felipe Lucero, Bob Birch, Morgan Llewellyn. (RGHCA76-157/128) Â < previous page destination43 next page > If you like this book, buy it! ï»¿ < previous page destination44 next page > Photo 5 37 38 Mayhill, New Mexico, February 9, 1904.
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C. Pacheco's law office in Taos, New Mexico, ca. 1915. (MNM 11495) Â < previous page destination60 next page > If you like this book, buy it! ï»¿ < previous page destination61 next page > Photo 3 55 56 Steam shovels in Hearst Pit, Santa Rita Copper Mine, August 13, 1916. Photo probably by Frederick Feldman. (MNM 65730) Photo 4 Enrique L Romero in Vadito, New Mexico, ca. 1916. Orlando Romero Collection. Â < previous page destination61 next page > If you like this book, buy it! " CaÃ±on de Carrizo near Roy, New Mexico, October 3, 1917.
An Illustrated History of New Mexico by Thomas E. Chávez