Fall 2016

Dates With History 

Behind The Scenes At The Palace Of The Governors Photo Archives BY LES DALY Like a ghost, the photograph of [...]

Hide and Seek

BY PETER BG SHOEMAKER IN A PLEASANTLY CHAOTIC room near the Stewart L. Udall Center’s maintenance office, [...]

Blood Oaths

Fractured Faiths: Spanish Judaism, the Inquisition, and New World Identities, currently at the New Mexico History Museum, tells the history of the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula, many of whom were forced to convert to Christianity or expelled from the peninsula for rejecting conversion. [...]

Its Own Beautiful Self

In 1912, the year of New Mexico statehood, Santa Fe’s city fathers, including Edgar Lee Hewett, Sylvanus Morley, and Carlos Vierra, formed the city’s first Planning Board. With little money, but astounding drive, this prescient group launched itself into the unknowns of historic preservation, town planning, revival architecture, and commercial success. [...]

New Settlers

BY DANIEL KOSHAREK Arriving on New Mexico’s counterculture scene in the mid- 1960s, Irwin Klein used his [...]

The Sound Of Drums

After four years serving his country in the navy during World War II, Lloyd Kiva New took a spur‑of‑the‑moment drive to Scottsdale, Arizona, to reconnect with leisure and the landscape. This day trip would both change his life—and make history [...]

Party of the People

By painting Fiesta de Santa Fe’s 1926 parade, Gustave Baumann captured the city’s social evolution—in motion—in a singular work recently donated to the New Mexico History Museum. [...]

A Parting Shot

At Lincoln Historic Site, theories have a way of coming out of the woodwork. BY GARY COZZENS On April 28, [...]
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