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New Mexico Crypto Jews. Original Material for Book, 1984 - 2008

 File — Box: 8

Scope and Contents

  1. Archival box containing manilla folders created and annotated by Carrie Herz. Prints and text used in Herz's book, "New Mexico's Crypto-Jews: Image and Memory", Univ. of New Mexico Press, 2007. 1988-2007. Date range approximate. 1988-2006 are the approximate dates that Herz worked on this project.
  2. Folder 1 New Mexico's Crypto Jews: Culture and Memory. Manuscript, publicity materials. CD with text and images.
  3. Folder 2: Portrait of Carrie Herz for book jacket. See also file cabinet 1, drawer 1
  4. Folder 3 New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Portraits, identified on back with names, year and negative i.d., 8.5x11" sleeved b and w prints. Lorenzo Dominguez, Isabelle Medina Sandoval, Richard Romero, Jack Trujillo, Lorenzo Dominguez and madre, Raymond Salas, Maria Apodaca, Rufina, Gloria Trujillo and Mona Hernadez, Daniel Yocum, Romero's Sabbath, Paul Carpenter, Paul Marez, Emilio Coca, Dennis Duran, Gerald Gonzalez, Jo Roybal Izay, Shulamith HaLevy and Edie Lopez, Helena and Michael Atlas-Acona, Rabbi Garcia, Tina and Paul Aviles-Silva, Richard Fernandez, Orlando Mondragon, Alicia Campos, Isidro Chavez Jr. and Family, Perry Pena, Gloria-Desert in the Wilderness, Zurida Ortega, Israela and sons. Photo copies of portraits: Deward Yocum, Perry Pena, Roberto: Congregation of Wilderness, Rosario, Sonya Loya, Rev. William Sanchez, Daniel Yocum's grandparent's wedding, with Talit on goorm. Daniel Yocum with photo of grandparents wedding, Reverend Sanchez, Richard Valdez, Tomas Atencio
  5. Folder 4. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Headstones, Gravestones. 8.5x11" sleeved b and w prints. Identified on back with names, year and negative i.d
  6. Folder 5. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Cover, Table of contents
  7. Folder 6. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Churches with six-pointed stars
  8. Folder 7. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Caption, Kosher Slaughte
  9. Folder 8. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Glossary, Biliography
  10. Folder 9. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Biblical names text
  11. Folder 10. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Portrait captions
  12. Folder 11. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Moya Obit.
  13. Folder 12. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Congregation of the Wilderness
  14. Folder 13. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Headstones intro
  15. Folder 14. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Headstones captions.
  16. Folder 15. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Portugal/Spain
  17. Folder 16. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Objects, figure legends, Extra Pictures,
  18. Folder 17. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Ori Soltes Essay, Mona Hernandez Essa
  19. Folder 18. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Herz Essay, Introduction
  20. Folder 19. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Map and book frontespiece Fray Morfi
  21. Folder 20. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Sleeved photos, photocopies, Gravestones, objects. Photos identified on reverse. Six pointed stars, Guadalupe-Texas, Kosher slaughter, Five commandments, San Felipe Neri.
  22. Folder 21. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Biblical Names on Gravestones. Sleeved photos. Identified on reverse, with negative numbers. Adonay, Elijah Rael, Ysaac, Daniel Trujillo, Salomon Montano, Balthazar Adan Garcia, Rebecca, Rael, Moises Martinez, Solomon, Moises Padilla, Esther, Moises.
  23. Folder 22. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Spain and Portugal. Sleeved photos, 2 photo copies. Identified on reverse. Elvas, Portugal. Gonzales and Hordes. Gerald Gonzales in Elvas Library, Portugal. Dennis Duran, Coimbra. Dennis Duran, Belmonte. Marez and Duran, Belmonte. Cemetery, Belmonte. Shabbat, Belmonte. Mezzuzot indentation in stone, Guarda. Inquisitional marking, Guarda Portugal. Paul Marez looking at inquisitional marking, Gurarda. Sevilla, Jewish quarter.
  24. Folder 23. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Objects, Folk Art, Theater. Sleeved photos, photo copies. Identified on reverse. Mrs. Chavez Mezuzot. Perry Penas havdalah from grandfather. St Christopher pendant. El Paso, Grandmothers shabbat. Ruth, Bulto. Lili Cast. Merchant of Santa Fe.
  25. Folder 24. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Church, La Conquistadora.
  26. Folder 25. New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Six pointed stars, churches, hebrew. Sleeved photo, some identified on reverse. San Luis, wall. Trinidad, 10 commandments 7 point menorah. Trinidad, Jewish star. Bound Portfolio with figures from book New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Digital prints in sleeves, including figure legends.
  27. Bound Portfolio with figures from book New Mexico's Crypto Jews. Digital prints in sleeves, including figure legends.


  • 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