Noteworthy Items

The following are source documents which cover Noteworthy Items. They are intended to be used for teaching New Mexico history.

  • Tierra Amarilla Raid
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Santa Fe Prison Riot
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Roswell Incident
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Smokey Recovered
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Initiation of Very Large Array
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Representative Artist
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Representative Craftsman
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • Representative Writer
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a
  • TB Sanitariums
    • Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits & Citizens
      -
      On Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm, come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 - 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and
    • 'Don't take us for granted,' Indian leaders tell Democrats
      Newspaper Article - Alamogordo Daily News
      This article explains feeling of Indian group leaders Sam Deloria, a Souix, and Wendell Chino, an Apache, regarding the sovereignty of Indian Tribes and their expectations from the Democratic
    • 1848 Map of Western Territories
      Map - Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives
      This is the Map of Western Territories that President James K. Polk sent to Congress with his annual message in 1848. The map shows the New Mexico territory as the boundaries were established by various treaties, such as the Treaty of Guadalupe
    • 1912 Electoral Vote Tally
      Primary Document - National Archives
      This is the FIRST Presidential Election in which NM was a state. On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election. The major candidates in the election were unpopular
    • 200th Prepares to Depart for West Coast
      Newspaper Article - Clovis News Journal
      This article establishes the time frame for the movement of the 200th Coast Artillery to the West Coast and eventual transport to the
    • 50 Years of Coronado Shopping Center, 1964-2014
      -
      On February 15, 2015 at 2 pm, speaker Randy Sanchez, General Manager of Coronado Center, will describe the business, societal changes and planning that brought about the construction of Coronado Mall in 1964. The Program is free and will be held at
    • A Big Cave in New Mexico
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the history of the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns as a National
    • A New Cavalry Drill in the United States Army - Fort Bayard, NM
      Drawing - Library of Congress
      Harper's Weekly drawing shows part of the Sixth Cavalry drilling in the region around Fort Bayard, New Mexico firing over their horses, which lie flat on the ground. In 1865, General Carlton, commander of the District of New Mexico, requested that
    • A Proclamation
      Newspaper Article - The Roswell Daily Record
      This is a proclamation issued by the Governor of New Mexico designed to curb the spread of the Spanish
    • About
      -
      “I certify to the king, our lord, and to the most excellent señor viceroy: That I founded a villa on the banks and in the valley of the Rio del Norte in a good place as regards land, water, pasture, and firewood. I gave it as patron saint the
    • Admission to Statehood
      Political Cartoon - National Archives
      This cartoon by Clifford Berryman appeared in the Washington Post on May 24, 1911. On June 20, 1910, Congress passed an act to authorize the people of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories to form constitutions and state governments, and provide
    • Advertisement: The Maxwell Land Grant
      Advertisement - East Las Vegas Daily Optic
      This advertisement is representative of those offered in the selling of Maxwell Land Grant property. The article promotes farming with perpetual water rights, grazing, and gold mining. It is noted in the title that the title is established as a

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