Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Tag: great depression


WPA & One Santa Fe Artist

The Works Progress Administration began in 1935 as part of an initiative by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt. The WPA provided an economic stimulus to America

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New Mexico History

Route 66: The Road to Salvation

The stock market crash of 1929 plunged the country into the Great Depression. The collapse of the national economy closed down mines, factories and industrial

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