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Fray Angélico Chávez History Library's WPA New Mexico Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NMU CSWR WPA
Abstract Most of the New Mexico WPA stories were collected among Hispanic and Anglo Americans across the state. They contain folk tales, songs, customs, town histories and biographies of pioneer leaders. Some stories relate to Native American topics; a few materials pertain to African Americans and Chinese immigrants.
Dates: 1936-1940

WPA New Mexico Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 228
Scope and Content Collection consists of typed documents produced by employees of the W.P.A. and its subdivision the Federal Writer's Project in New Mexico. Most of the collection is made up of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with New Mexicans, and folklore and stories about New Mexico and Hispanic culture in particular.
Dates: 1936-1940

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Fray Angélico Chávez History Library 1
UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections 1
 
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Federal Writers' Project. New Mexico 1
Folklore 1
New Mexico -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes 1
New Mexico – Ethnic relations 1
Tales -- New Mexico 1
 
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Federal Writers' Project. New Mexico 1