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Saturday, 14 March 2015 15:03

New Mexico Motor Patrol Firrst Training Class

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First State Motor Patriol Training Class

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Arthur Scott

 

 

  I perviously poste a picture of the Motor Patrol after graduationwih Governor Seligman on the steps of the capitol.

http://vocesdesantafe.org/social/index.php/explore-our-history/government/item/1011-new-mexico-motor-patrol

Here is the reverse of the above photo with names:

 

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As a side note I am in love with my grandfather's car in the back gound.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 14:18

Governor R. C. Dillion

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Arthur Scott

 

Richard  C. Dillion served as eighth elected Governor of New Mexico from 1927-1931and first two-term Governor.. He was succedded in office by Arthur Seligman who was also elected to to terms.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 20:28

Franklin D. Roosevelt visits New Mexico

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Franklin D. Roosevelt visits New Mexico

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Arthur Scott

 

  

 

   The photo above, from my private collection, was taken on September  27, 1932 at Lamy, New Mexico. Then New York Governor Roosevelt was on a "whistle-stop" campaign railroad tour after receiving the Democratic presidential nomination at the Chicago convention in June. He spoke to a group from the state Democratic

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