Floods New Mexico Gallinas River
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Robert and Jodie Phillips collection of photographs of Las Vegas, New Mexico and other New Mexico locations
Content Description Box 86.1 contains circa 284 loose prints and negatives; prints and negatives previously filed with other two other accession records; five miniature size print portfolios (4" x 3 1/4"). Box 86.2 Folder 8 contains images of New Mexico. Subjects include images of Las Vegas residences, businesses, schools, and cultural and religious institutions; building fires; floods; other New Mexico locations. Some of the prints were found by the donors in the basement of their Las Vegas residence, presumed to...
Dates: circa 1890s - circa 1960s
Identifier: AC 048-P
Scope and Content The collection includes bits of this commercial history as well as the history of Las Vegas. A letter from his brother-in-law and partner, Max Nordhaus, describes a flood of the Gallinas River in 1904. Among a number of speeches delivered by Charles Ilfeld is one given before the Las Vegas Woman's Club in 1924 which is of considerable interest for its autobiographical content. This material was originally owned by Louis Ilfeld, son of Charles, who had a deep interest in Las Vegas...
Dates: 1904-1927; 1904-1927