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Photographs of Las Vegas, New Mexico from Los Artesanos Bookstore

Identifier: HP.2005.24-NMHM.2005.25

Content Description

Photographs of Las Vegas, NM from Los Artesanos bookstore: (18) postcards of various NM scenes and antique sentimental greetings; (12) color photographs from 50th anniversary events at Fort Union (2002); (3) newspaper clippings about fire at Moreno St., Las Vegas, NM location of Los Artesanos Gallery (Winter 2003); (3) color photographs showing destruction from fire at Moreno St., Las Vegas, NM location of Los Artesanos Gallery (Winter 2003); (5) portraits showing Joe and Diana Stein (1 shows the Steins, 4 only Diana); (4) aerial photograph views of Las Vegas, NM; (13) portraits, groups and individuals; (13) photographs and (1) postcard showing Las Vegas buildings and homes; (11) photographs showing both the Moreno St. and Plaza locations of Los Artesanos Gallery buildings; (6) Las Vegas, NM street scenes; (4) Las Vegas, NM area cityscapes and landscapes; (2) Las Vegas, NM panoramas (1 photomechanical panorama showing the town, 1 smaller panorama showing the plaza); (2) photographs of the Las Vegas, NM plaza. Diana and Joe Stein ran the noted bookstore and gallery Los Artesanos in Las Vegas, NM. The business and building have since been sold. As part of the end to their business, Diana has gathered her manuscript and business papers and photographic material for donation to the History Library and Photo Archives. This collection of photographs offered to the photo archives includes some historic and some copy prints of people, scenes, and buildings in Las Vegas, NM. The collection serves to enhance the Photo Archives' holdings documenting Las, Vegas, NM.

Acquisition Type



Diana G. Stein

Restrictions Apply



  • 1880s-2003


95 items ((95) prints; plus a lot of snapshots and postcards, so count is higher. Some copies were returned to donor, so final count is unknown.)