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Friday, 03 February 2012 01:40

Sons of the Conquistadores

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Title:           Sons of the Conquistadors

 
Studio: Knox Productions
Year: 1941
Genre: Documentary
Director: Gordon Knox
Cast:

Eloy Martinez, Hermenejildo and Trinidad Jaramillo

Location: Chimayo, Cordova, Santa Fe, Trampas, Truchas
Description: 

Oscar nomination for Best Documentary (1942)


Note: In one scene, the interior of the Santurario de Chimayó was lit for the first time by electric-powered light.

This film tells the story of Juan Martinez, a young man who leaves his family to join the US Air Force. It features my grandparents, Hermenejildo and Trinidad Jaramillo.

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13664/m1/

Tuesday, 31 January 2012 19:19

Santa Fe Fiesta, "De Vargas Day", 1921

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Library of Congress

  • Title: Santa Fe Fiesta, "De Vargas Day", Santa Fe, New Mexico, ceremonies as they occurred in 1693
  • Related Names: 
       Fagerberg, Albert , copyright claimant
  • Date Created/Published: 1921.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-133424 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. No renewal found in Copyright Office.
Tuesday, 31 January 2012 17:17

D&RGW

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Ed Romero and I were discussing the Chili Line recently.  It turns out we each had a grandfather who worked on it.  Are there any other memories about it?  Very little physical evidence and not many photos remain.

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