New Mexico -- Ethnic relations
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Caja del Rio Grant Testimony
Abstract This collection contains testimony from the U.S. Court of Private Land Claims regarding the legitimacy of the Caja del Rio grant involving a legal dispute between the descendants of Nicolas Ortiz, Ni?o Ladr?n de Guebara (the original grantee) and Willi Spiegelberg. It also includes legal documents confirming genealogy of the Ortiz family and records of sales of this land in 1860 from the Ortiz family through various owners, to Thomas B. Catron in 1909.
Dates: 1887-1914 (bulk 1904-1914)
Governor Merritt C. Mechem Papers,
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Mechem. Correspondence concerns a variety of subjects, including conveyances of federal public lands, the fence controversy at Tesuque Pueblo, the possible creation of a national park on the Mescalero Indian Reservation, and Japanese immigration. Proclamations involve quarantines in response to several types of weevils. Special reports and investigations include the failure of the Santa Fe Bank, discrimination against Spanish-Americans at the...
Dates: 1908-1925 ( bulk 1921-1922)
League of United Latin American Citizens, Council #8026/206, Carlsbad, N.M. Records
Abstract This collection contains records of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Carlsbad chapter. Materials relate to local, regional and national LULAC activities and policies. This collection documents LULAC's involvement with immigrant rights, education, and issues concerning the elderly. The collection was amassed by Ursulo Castillo.
New Mexico Historical Records Survey and New Mexico Federal Writers' Project Miscellany,
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of 7 miscellaneous typed items, perhaps never sent to the Library of Congress during the New Deal era. Item 3 was removed and cataloged - See Separated Materials. These papers provide a small sample of the work done in the state under two of the New Deal Federal Work Progress Administration programs. Included are five undated submissions by New Mexico researchers to the Historical Records Survey Division. There is a translation of the 1760s document for the donation...
North Valley Oral History Project
Scope and Content In 1982, Kathryn Sargeant and Mary Davis began an archaeological survey of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, an incorporated village in the Albuquerque's North Valley. Part of the project involved speaking with local people and asking for permission to walk across and examine their properties for archaeological sites. It became apparent to Sargeant and Davis that the local people had a wealth of historical information in their memories that needed to be documented. Thus, in 1983, the North Valley...
Oral History Interviews of the Voices: Old Town Alburquerque Oral History Project,
Identifier: MSS -649 -BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of a total of eighteen interviews with eight individuals, recorded on eighteen 90 minute audiocassette tapes. All interviews were conducted in English by Benny Andrés, except the interviews with Dionicia Jojola, during which AndrÃ©s spoke English, Jojola spoke Spanish, and a translator served as the intermediary. There is a verbatim transcript for each interview. The transcripts for the Jojola interviews include the transcription of the translation. Also included in the...
Dates: 1995-1999 (bulk 1995)
Roswell Oral History Project
Scope and Content The Roswell Oral History Project collection consist of 31 taped interviews on 42 cassette tapes, with transcripts, and the transcript only for one additional interview. The interviews were conducted in 1985 by Dr. Ray Burrola with Hispanic and Mexican American residents of Roswell, New Mexico. The project was funded by the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute located at the University of New Mexico. This project was also known as Mutualistas: The Roswell Experience....