Santa Fe (127)

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 18:37

Early Public School Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory

Contributed by

Early Public School Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory

by

Arthur Scott

 

   There are several unknowns about this photo. I know my dad, Otis Seligman is third from right on the second row in the photo which was inscribed on the rear of the photo. He appears to be in the third or fourth grade, eight to ten years old. This would date the photo between 1906-1908.

   Exact location is unknown but his early schooling was in Santa Fe. There is a great diversity in this class including, based on facial features,  African-American,

Thursday, 29 January 2015 16:51

Walking Tour of Santa Fe Downtown

Contributed by

The former N.M. State Historian Roberto Torres in the 1990's was asked to come up with an official history for a walking tour of Santa Fe so that tours conducted by various individuals would be consistent, accurate, and enjoyable; and wild claims in such tours as: "Billy the Kid shot at Abraham Lincoln here at this spot" would be disspelled.  Often tour guides just made up stuff to have a unique tour---such disrupetableness could fall back on the hotels, resturants, conferences and tour companies which were associated with them.  The walking tour was submitted to a City Council-appointed committee for approval and additions; and the whole "script" was tested on some actual tours.

Sunday, 09 November 2014 16:36

New Mexico's Lost Highway Photos 1905-2010

Contributed by

New MexicoLost Highway Photos

1905-2012

by

Arthur Scott and Mike Lord

 

   The following photos were taken from New Mexico State Library newspaper archives, various photo archives, and the latter by Mike Lord. They depict the interest in and construction of the highway described in "New Mexico's Lost Highway" published by the authors on this website.

Page 7 of 32

Additional information