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
    • Guns Bristle at S. F. Court Hearing
      Newspaper Article - Albuquerque Journal
      This article describes legal activities related to the raid on the Tierra Amarillo Courthouse. The raid occurred on June 5, 1967.
  • Santa Fe Prison Riot
    • NM Prison Riot
      Photograph - Albuquerque Journal
      The New Mexico Prison Riot, which took place on February 2 and 3, 1980, in the state's maximum security prison south of Santa Fe, was one of the most violent prison riots in the history of the American correctional system: 33 inmates died and more th
  • Smokey Recovered
    • Cub "Smokey" Departs June 27 for New Job
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      This article describes the activities leading to the transfer of Smokey to the National Zoological Gardens in Washington, DC to be a symbol or wild life and natural resources.
  • Representative Artist
    • Georgia O'Keeffe Portrait
      Photograph - Carl Van Vechten Collection, Library of Congress
      Photograph of Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiu, NM in 1950. This photo is part of the Carl Van Vechten Collection at the Library of Congress.
    • Panel Says O'Keeffe home is national historic site
      Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
      There are many renowned artists in New Mexico. Other sources should be consulted to obtain this information. It was felt that artists should recognized in New Mexico historical activities and a representative artist has been chosen for this purpose.
  • Representative Craftsman
    • Potter Maria Martinez: Living Tradition Honored
      Newspaper Article - Albuquerque Journal
      There are many renowned craftsmen and craftswomen in New Mexico. Other sources should be consulted to obtain information about them. It was felt that crafts people should be recognized in New Mexico historical activities and a representative craftswo
  • Representative Writer
    • Albuquerque Best Seller: Rudolpho Anaya
      Newspaper Article - The Albuquerque Tribune
      There are many famous authors in New Mexico. Other sources should be consulted to obtain this information. It was felt that writers should be recognized in New Mexico historical activities and a representative author has been chosen for this purpose.
  • TB Sanitariums
    • Would Build Sanatarium
      Newspaper Article - Deming Headlight
      This article written in 1914 describes the features leading to the treatment of tuberculosis in New Mexico.

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