Frances Cohn-Miller, La Reina of 1963.
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Photo Gallery: ¡Que vivan Las Fiestas!

Every year since 1927, for two days over the third weekend of July, Fiestas de Taos transforms Historic Taos Plaza from a tourist-heavy destination to a place of memory, return to roots and re-energizing for Taoseños. It’s a time for locals to take a respite from work and celebrate the holy days.
The Black Cross photographed by John Collier in Jan. 1943.

Black is white, white is black

Across the centuries, the world has constantly been inundated by reports of secret religious cults, bloods rites and outlawed organizations.
El Prado families anticipate using the El Prado Community Center for special events and community services once it is renovated. Pictured are some of the future users members of the El Prado Community Center board from left: Marianna Trujillo; Co-President and Secretary Antonia Cardenas; member Marie Martinez de Trujillo; Elaina Cisneros; Mila Cisneros; Roman Cisneros; Treasurer Raymond Cisneros and Vice President Menard Martinez Jr. kneeling with his dog, Josie ‘the bean.’
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El Prado Community Center: a sense of place and history amidst change

In the small, rural community of El Prado during the era of the Great Depression, parents recognized the need for an elementary school. They donated land, building materials, time and labor toward the project.
San Pascual is the patron saint of cooks and found in many Northern New Mexico kitchens.
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Sabroseanse (lick your chops)

Indian and Hispanic farmers who migrated into north-central New Mexico long ago obtained their nutrition from foods prepared in many special and unique ways.
Horseback riding and horse-drawn buggies were the mode of transportation in Taos at the time Ethel Lund graduated from high school in the early 1900s. As a student, she often rode a pony to school. Later in life, she graduated to the horse and buggy.
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Pioneer girl of Class 1909

Six young ladies, with hair perfectly coifed in the up-dos of their time, posed proudly side by side to commemorate the occasion of their graduation.

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