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    • José Victor García

    • Portrait of José Victor García, a rancher in Conejos County, Colorado, he served in the Colorado Territorial Legislature and held many political appointments. He wear a suit and tie, has thick gray hair combed back and a full mustache.
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    • [between 1890 and 1896?]
    • Gloria Montez

    • Gloria Montez poses next to a Colorado state highway sign that reads: "Welcome to Colorful Colorado." The wooden sign hangs from log posts. Gloria wears a short sleeved blouse and slacks. She holds a purse.
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    • [1961?]
    • Serapio Miera and Emelia Gonzales

    • Studio portrait of Serapio Miera and Emelia Gonzales of Denver, Colorado. Emelia wears a dark dress and her hair curled and parted in the middle. Serapio wears a coat and tie, his hair is parted on the side.
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    • [1900?]
    • Molly Nuñez

    • Molly Nunez, owner of So Loose Fashions, poses for a promotional photograph.
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    • [1990?]
    • Simon and Emma Montez

    • Studio portrait of Simon Montez and his wife Emma Valdez Montez, residents of Colorado. Simon wears a coat and tie, his hair is parted on the side and he has a waxed mustache. His wife, Emma wears a patterned dress and her hair is worn up in a bun.
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    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • Frances Miera Montez

    • Portrait of Frances Miera Montez of Colorado. She poses against a house with her hand on a wooden rocking chair. She wears a dress with a short skirt and puffed sleeves, dark stockings and boots. She has ribbons in her long hair.
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    • [1913]
    • Frances Miera Montez

    • Portrait of Frances Miera Montez of Denver, Colorado. She poses with he head against the shoulder of an unidentified woman. She wears a black dress with a corsage, a string of pearls and pearl earrings.
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    • [2005]
    • Edward "Eddie" Jaramillo

    • Studio portrait Edward "Eddie" Jaramillo of Colorado. A soldier, he served in World War II. He poses in a matching shirt, tie and cap.
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    • [between 1942 and 1945?]
    • Ray Roybal

    • Studio portrait (bust) of Ray Roybal of Denver, Colorado. He wears a dark shirt and has his dark, wavy hair parted on the side. The image is leaf shaped.
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    • [1946]
    • Bonifacio "Lee" Morales

    • Studio (bust) portrait of Seaman Bonifacio "Lee" Morales, a resident of the Auraria neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. He poses in a United States Navy service dress uniform with a neckerchief ad wears a sailor cap.
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    • [1952]
    • Adelina Sandoval

    • Studio portrait of Adelina Sandoval, a resident of Trinidad (Las Animas County), Colorado. She sits in a chair, wears a simple light colored dress, and her hair is pulled back and parted in the middle.
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    • [1907]
    • Félix Sandoval

    • Studio portrait of Félix Sandoval (left) and an unidentified man from Wagon Mound (Mora County), New Mexico. When Félix was twelve years old, he was kidnapped and held captive for eight months by Native American raiders in Fort Pueblo (now...
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    • [1912, January 16]
    • Rumaldo Manzanares

    • Portrait of Hispanic American Rumaldo Manzanares, one of the first settlers of La Plaza de los Manzanares (a.k.a Manzanares, Garcia, in Costilla County), Colorado. He moved to Colorado from Tierra Amarilla in northern New Mexico. The elderly man...
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    • ca.1900
    • Reginaldo García

    • Studio portrait of Reginaldo García, a sheep rancher in Conejos County, Colorado. He was also a banker and a legislator in the House of Representatives in the Colorado General Assembly. He wears a jacket and tie and has his hair parted on the side.
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Juan Antonio Baca

    • Portrait of Juan Antonio Baca of San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Mr. Baca was elected to the Colorado General Assembly as Senator for Costilla County. He wears a jacket and bow tie, and has gray hair and a chin beard.
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    • [between 1880 and 1885?]
    • Lobato family

    • Studio portrait of the Lobato Family from San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows men, women, older people, boys and girls. They are identified as: Front row, left to right: Adela and Eufelia Espinoza, Manuelita Jaramillo, María Odila,...
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    • [1908?]
    • Plácida Baca

    • Studio portrait of Plácida Baca Gallegos from San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. She wears a dress with puff sleeves and lace inserts on the bodice and sleeves. Her gray hair is pulled back and parted in the middle.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Baptizmal [i.e. bautismo] for Mercedes Vigil, Colorado.

    • Studio group portrait taken at the time of the baptism of Mercedes Gómez in Vigil (Las Animas County), Colorado. Members of the Hispanic American Gómez family are identified: top left to right: Carolina Gómez, Lucía Gómez, Domecinda Gómez....
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    • 1912, March 26
    • Lucia Maria Gomez Smith born in Stonewall, Colorado.

    • Studio portrait of Lucia Maria Gomez Smith. She wears a dark dress with cut-away pockets, a contrasting collar and matching scarf. The pockets and bodice are decorated with buttons. She has curly hair and wears buttoned boots..
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    • [ca. 1915?]
    • Lucille Campa

    • Lucille Campa, a well known dancer and teacher of Mexican, Spanish classical dance and flamenco, poses in a Peruvian Indian costume in the San Isidro District, Lima Peru. She wears a velvet dress decorated with hand woven fabric. Louise Campa was...
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    • [1955?]
    • Cecil Hernandez

    • Cecil Hernandez, a Mexican immigrant and founder of MasterCraft Cabinets, Inc., reads an issue of La Voz, Colorado's first bilingual newspaper, Denver, Colorado.
    • Garcia, Shannon.
    • 1984
    • Rio Grande style blanket and beater

    • View of a hand-woven Rio Grande style blanket made at a WPA sponsored weaving project in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a multi colored striped blanket and two chain rug beaters with wooden handles.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Santa Ana Fiesta, San Luis, Colo.

    • Women pose by a fence probably at the Santa Ana Fiesta carnival in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Cenaida Roybal Manzanares in a dark dress and her head covered with a manta leans on the fence. To her left is Francisca Manzanares Quintana,...
    • Horton, Tad.
    • 1950 September
    • Penitente matraca

    • View of a wooden matraca (ratchet noisemaker) used by the Hermanos Penitentes in their religious rites and ceremonies.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

    • View of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (1927, enlarged 1948). The brick building has two bell towers topped with cupolas, decorative brickwork and stained glass windows.
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • María Eulogia Valdéz

    • Studio portrait María Eulogia Valdéz, wife of Desiderio "Dario" Gallegos, a mercantile store owner in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. She wears a dress with pleats and a velvet collar. Her hair is pulled back and parted in the middle.
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    • [between 1860 and 1870?]
    • Gallegos brothers

    • Studio portrait of brothers Antonio Tercio "Tony" Gallegos (standing) and José Salomé Gallegos (seated). Antonio wears a suit and bow tie. José, a veteran of Word War I, wears a jacket, jodhpurs and boots.
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    • [1920?]
    • José Repito Durán

    • Studio portrait of José Repito Durán, a farmer and Hispanic rights advocate from Brighton, Colorado. He was active in the Sociedad Protección Mutua de Trabajadores Unidos, an Hispanic labor organization, and a prominent businessman. He wears a...
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    • [1930?]
    • María Oralia "Orie" Durán Trujillo

    • Studio wedding portrait of María Oralia "Orie" Durán Trujillo of Denver, Colorado. She wears a long, silk wedding gown with a scoop neck, trimmed in lace, a veil trimmed in lace and holds a bouquet of flowers. María married Filbert G. Trujillo,...
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    • [1950]
    • Frances Montez family

    • Unidentified members of the Frances Montez family gather around a table filled with food in Denver, Colorado. Shows an older woman, middle aged women and a young girl. The girl reaches for the hand of a young boy who hides in the doorway of the...
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    • [1987?]
    • Serapio and Frances Montez

    • Portrait of Serapio and Frances Montez of Denver, Colorado. They sit on a sofa covered with a blanket. Serapio has his arm over his wife's shoulder. He wears a striped suit, tie and hat. Frances wears a dark dress.
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    • [1950?]
    • Captain José Julián Espinosa family

    • Portrait of Captain José Julián Espinosa, his daughter Teodora and her family. They are identified left to right: Front row: Erinea García and Amarante García, Middle row: José Victor García, Jr. and José Amarante García, Teodora Espinosa...
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    • [ca 1909?]
    • Celestino García

    • Studio portrait of Celestino García, a rancher from Conejos (Conejos County), Colorado. For many years he served in the House of Representatives in the Colorado General Assembly. He wears a suit and tie, his gray hair is parted on the side and he...
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    • [between 1915 and 1918?]
    • Frances Miera Montez

    • Frances Miera Montez stands in front of her art deco style dresser mirror and applies lipstick in Denver, Colorado. She wears a blouse and skirt.
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Serapio Miera, Gloria Montez and Connie Montez

    • Serapio Miera poses with two young girls, Gloria and Connie Montez. Mr. Montez, an older man, wears a tie and hat. The girls are dressed in their first communion dresses. He holds Connie's hand.
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    • [1950]
    • Norma Nuñez, La Cueva restaurant

    • Interior view of La Cueva restaurant located at 9742 E. Colfax Ave in Aurora, Colorado. Owner Norma Nuñez stands behind a booth, her husband, Nabor Nuñez. and a woman identified as Filomena, a senator from Mexico sit in the booth. Arched windows...
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    • [1995?]
    • Elderly man shaving, Chama, Colo.

    • An elderly Hispanic American man, identified as Mr. Atencio, sits at a table in his kitchen and shaves in Chama (Costilla County), Colorado. A coffee cup with a shaving brush and a small mirror are on the table. Kitchen cabinets are on the wall.
    • Horton, Tad.
    • 1950 September
    • Interior, La Cueva restaurant

    • Interior view of La Cueva restaurant located at 9742 E. Colfax Ave in Aurora, Colorado. Molly and Eva Nuñez stand behind the cash register, an older woman, owner Norma Nuñez stands with her hand on a chair. Tin mirrors are over the window to...
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    • [1985?]
    • Bill Moreno irrigates his crops

    • Hispanic American Bill Moreno irrigates his field in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. He stands beside an irrigation ditch and uses rubber hoses to siphon water out of the ditch. He wears a cowboy hat, a plaid shirt and holds a shovel. Trees...
    • Daniels, Gene.
    • [1970?]
    • Molly Nuñez in door of So Loose

    • Molly Nunez, owner of So Loose Fashions, poses in the doorway of her shop probably in Aurora, Colorado. She wears loose pants and a T-shirt. A rack of clothes is nearby.
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    • [1990?]
    • Alfonso and Rachel Nuñez

    • Alfonso Nunez, head chef, poses with his wife Rachel Nunez, owner, in the interior of La Cueva restaurant, 9742 E. Colfax Ave, Aurora, Colorado. Paintings are on the wall of the restaurant.
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    • [2003 August 24]
    • Checking the mailbox

    • A Hispanic American man and a teenage boy ride their horse toward a mailbox on a dirt road near San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. A dog runs beside the horse. The metal mailbox is mounted on an upright logs. A wood and wire fence is along side...
    • Horton, Tad.
    • 1950 September
    • Jacal and new vigas, Chama, Colo.

    • View of an adobe and log jacal probably near Chama (Costilla County), Colorado. New vigas (beams) lean against the building. A Hispanic American woman in a bonnet works in a field nearby.
    • Horton, Tad.
    • [1950]
    • María Salomé Córdova

    • Studio portrait of a Hispanic American woman, María Salomé Córdova. She wears a dark dress with a tight bodice with two rows of buttons, a bustle, pleated skirt and striped trim. She has curly hair and wears a broad brimmed hat with an ostrich...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • José A. Montez in uniform

    • Studio portrait of José A. Montez, born February 13, 1895, and a resident of Colorado. He served in World War I. He poses in a uniform, his jacket has a round collar and has leather buttons. He wears a flat brimmed hat.
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    • [between 1917 and 1918]
    • Pedro Lobato and Esperanza Córdova de Lobato

    • Studio portrait of Hispanic American Pedro Lobato and his bride Esperanza Córdova de Lobato, maid of honor Odila Lobato and best man Conrad Córdova. The groom, Pedro Lobato wears a suit, vest and tie, his hair is parted in the middle. Esperanza,...
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    • 1925
    • Gloria Montez and her mother, Frances Miera Montez

    • Gloria Montez, dressed in a graduation cap and gown, poses with her mother Frances Miera Montez in their living room in Denver, Colorado. Frances wears a white suit, bow tie and wears eyeglasses.
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    • [1978?]
    • Bath time

    • A young Hispanic American girls sits in a metal wash tub balanced on a chair and is bathed by her mother in Costilla County, Colorado. The girls has long dark hair. Her mother wears a dress. The room has wallpapered walls, a calendar hangs on the...
    • Horton, Tad.
    • [1950]

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