Political campaigns--New Mexico
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS-653 -SC
Scope and Content This small collection consists of 1 envelope containing 4 folders. The collection was compiled by Robert Zimmerman, David Chavez's publicity director during the 1950 gubernatorial campaign. The collection includes speeches and radio addresses, campaign materials, press releases, and correspondence. The collection provides an insider's look at New Mexico politics in the 1950s. The politics of ethnic identity, hardball campaign strategies, education, corruption, economic development, and human...
Identifier: MSS 2003-01
Abstract The collection consists of the congressional papers of U.S. Congressman Joseph R. Skeen (R-NM, 1981-2003). Having completed eleven terms, Congressman Skeen became the longest serving U.S. House of Representatives member for New Mexico to date. His legislative service to the state was founded on strong beliefs in states' rights, protecting private property rights, and supporting initiatives that affected small landowners and ranchers throughout the state. Further, he provided legislative...
Dates: 1972-2003 (bulk 1981-2002)
Abstract Steve Schiff was the US Representative from the First Congressional District of New Mexico from 1989-1998. A member of the Republican Party, he worked to toughen criminal penalties, supported the interests of capital, and advocated for public investment in New Mexico's national laboratories and military installations. The collection consists of legislation, memoranda, correspondence, press clippings, and audio and video derived from the work of Schiff's congressional office.
Dates: 1977-1998; Majority of material found within 1989-1998