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Fabric Artists: Women of the WPA Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
Fabric Artists: Women of the WPA Marker
New Mexico (Curry County), Melrose — Estella García/Fabric Artists: Women of the WPA
This is a two sided marker Side A: Estella García Estella García taught colcha embroidery at Melrose, New Mexico, for the Federal Arts Program in the 1930s. Anglo and Hispana women in Garcia's class collaborated to . . . — Map (db m73703) HM
New Mexico (Curry County), Melrose — Llano Estacado
Nomadic Indians and countless buffalo herds dominated this vast plain when the Vásquez de Coronado expedition explored it in 1541. Later it was the focus of Comanchero activity, and in the 19th century it became a center for cattle ranching. The . . . — Map (db m73716) HM
New Mexico (Curry County), Texico — ClovisPopulation 31,194 -- Elevation 4,260
During the 1700s and early 1800s, Comanche Indian buffalo hunters used trails that passed near here. In 1907 the Santa Fe Railroad established Clovis to serve as the eastern terminal of the Belen Cutoff, which would connect with the transcontinental . . . — Map (db m56110) HM

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