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Street scene, Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Street scene, Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Acoma, 'The City in the Sky', is located in a beautiful valley 7,000 feet above the sea, upon the top of a mesa which itself is 357 feet above the floor of the valley. It is the 'home of half a thousand quaint lives and of half a thousand years romance.' The pueblo is really three giant buildings running east and west a thousand feet and rising forty feet high. Each building is several hundred feet long but cut by cross walls into separate little homes." Postcard number: H-2025, 79442.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Michigan
Detroit
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:Acoma
Topical subjects:Streets
Pueblos
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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