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History of Santa Fe – Highlights of Santa Fe during the last four centuries detailed with an historical timeline.
New Mexico Death Rituals – The history of death rituals in New Mexico through the mid-twentieth century, along with death practices of cultures throughout the world.
Pueblos of New Mexico – An historical overview of New Mexico’s nineteen Pueblos with photos from 1866 – 1925.
Only in Santa Fe – Unique history highlighting four hundred years of architecture, spirituality and the people that continue to make Santa Fe the City Different.
Santa Fe as an Art Mecca – The history of the three waves of artists to arrive in Santa Fe with an overview on the people who made Santa Fe one of the leading art markets in the U.S.
Santa Fe as a Spiritual Refuge – Santa Fe’s history of major religions and spiritual groups that sought refuge as a result of a war and persecution.
Paul Taylor: The Man from Mesilla – The history of Mesilla, N.M. and the story of J. Paul Taylor and his contributions in southern New Mexico that led to the inclusion of his home as a historical property for the state of New Mexico.
Fray Angelico Chavez – A Renaissance man of New Mexico, Fray Angelico Chavez, is considered the preeminent Hispanic historian and author of New Mexico. The author of 22 books, the Fray Angelico Chavez Library at the Palace of the Governors is named in his honor.
Concha Ortiz y Pino – New Mexico’s Grande Dame worked with 19 New Mexico governors, six U.S. presidents and was officially declared a treasure in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and the state of New Mexico.