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New Mexico Crypto Jews. Negatives. People, Gravestones, Symbols, Conversos Conferences, 1984 - 2008

 File — Box: 6

Scope and Contents

  1. Archival box containing approximately 40 brown envelopes with sleeved b and w negatives. Envelopes were notated by Herz. Roughly divided into 2 groups. 1988-2006. Date range approximate. 1988-2006 are the approximate dates that Herz worked on this project. Subjects in portraits for book "New Mexico's Crypto Jews" are identified in Box 8, Folder 3.
  2. Group 1: New Mexico's Crypto Jews. People, gravestones, symbols. Carmen, NM. The Conquistador, San Diego Opera, 1997. Temple Beth Shalom, Algodonas, Elias and Lamp. Angel and Jewish Star. El Paso Crypto Jews, sabbath candleholder, Ann Enriquez, Hordes in front of Socorro Mission, Ysleta Cemetary, Texas. Tres Reyes, Bernallilo. Santa Ana Cemetery, Valencia Cemetery, Tome cemetary, Chimayo, Cordova, Truchas. Dixon, Atencio, Bebeccal, Rio, Apodaca, Velarde. Anita Rodrigues, Taos, Esther Solano. Solomon Luna, Rosaries, Elijah Real, Gibson and Edith, San Jose, Martinez Town Cemetery. Rael de Baca. Nostrias, Los Ojos Cemetery, Chama Cemetery, Los Ojos church, Los Ojos Cemetery. Crypto graves (?), Rebecca Trujillo, Daniel Trujillo, Luna Cemetaery Los Ojos and Tierra Amarilla. Truchas, Ojo Sarco, Las Trampas, Chimayo Church, six pointed star on church.. Toledo, Valencia, "Rael", Jesus with 6 pointed stars, San Jose, Las Vegas, San Felipe, shoes. La luz church and cemetary, auto de fe, San Pedro military memorial, Alex Paddilla. Moses Padilla, Ester and Flower, Adan. San Pedro, Alex Padilla, Las Cruces. San Felipe de Nevi Church, Old Town. Adonay, infrared. Luis Moya, Manuel Alarid, Mary Alice Garcia, Jesus with Arms Out, Merry chritmas with stone. Menorah, Mezusot, Mrs. H. Chaves, Herlind on Taos Street, Las Vegas, NM. Vegunta, Solomon Sanchez, Serferina. Hebrew II, Las Cruces, Mother and 6 pointed star, El Rancho. Presbyterian church with menorah. Ojo Calente, El Guiche, Chamita, Moises. Tecolote, Las Vegas, Pecos. Converso graves, Tecolote, NM. Trinidad, Walsenberg, Lamy, Military grave, Navajo, Mora, Chaco, Wagon Mound. Crypto Jews, graves on Alamed Cemetery, Juan de Carvajal, Purim, Esther, Stephanie, Menorah, Montoya and Gallegos
  3. Group 2: New Mexico's Crypto Jews: Conversos Conferences. Pueblo Colorado, 8/19-21/2001. Michael Atlas -Acuna, Seth Kunin, Rufina, Crypto-Jewish Conference, San Antonio, TX 11/8-10, 1993. Richard Santes, Gloria Trujillo, Stan Hordes. Crypto Judaic Society, Tomas Atenco, Medina Sandoval, Everardo Trevino Garza, Juan Sandoval. Crypto Judaic Society, Denver, 7/20-21/1997. Crypto Judaic Society in Los Angeles, 8/9-10/1999: Dolly Sloan, Gloria Trujuillo, Isabelle Medina Sandoval, Byer, Frankel. Society for Crypto Judaic Studies, Albuquerque, 8/6-8/2000. New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, Crypto Jews conference, 11/13-15, 1992: Eddie Lopez, Tomas Atencio, Judy Frankle, Duran, Marez, Shulameth and Edie. Geneological Society, 5/6/95. New Mexico Jewish Historical Society annual meeting in Santa Fe, 1995. Jewish Historical society 3rd Annual Conference, Las Vegas, 1990


  • 1984 - 2008

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to researchers on an appointment basis only, pending approval of application to view original material


From the Collection: 52 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the NMHM Palace of the Governors Photo Archives Repository

113 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe NM 87501 USA