Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Harvey Girls / Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, 1869 - 1958
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway marker series.
Location. 35° 4.977′ N, 106° 38.892′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is on the Southeast Corner of 1st Street and Gold Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albuquerque Electric Streetcar System (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Alvarado (within shouting distance of this marker); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); La Doctora María Dolores Gonzáles (approx. ¾ mile away); Graciela Olivárez (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx. 1.4 miles away); Founding Women of Albuquerque (approx. 1.4 miles away); Casa de Armijo (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albuquerque.
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter. In 1901, Mary was contacted by the Fred Harvey Company and offered a job to decorate the Alvarado Hotel in Albuquerque. This was the start of her forty year career with the Fred Harvey Company, although she did not start working full-time for the company until 1910. (Submitted on August 8, 2011.)
2. Mary J. Colter Properties at the Grand Canyon. Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter Buildings: Indian Watchtower at Desert View, Lookout Studio, Hopi House, and Hermit's (Submitted on August 8, 2011.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Women •
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