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Mexican home, New Mexico, circa 1907-1909

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Summary:Mexican home, New Mexico, circa 1907-1909. "Scattered by the way are quaint communities of adobe huts. The house is always built of adobe - rude bricks of clay mixed with chopped straw and dried in the sun. The floor is of earth and the roof as well. It is the house of Old and New Mexico, and as a rule extremely tidy. The adobe resists the heat in summer and cold in winter. The Mexicans are courteous and hospitable." Postmark date: December 10, 1909; Postcard number:11597; Message included.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Topical subjects:Houses
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:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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