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Streets of Acoma, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Streets of Acoma, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Acoma is one of the most interesting of the pueblos. The first view of the valley of Acoma is a scene of incomparable beauty, a long, broad, steep-walled basin, carpeted with grass and green with growing crops, and in the midst, the monolithic rock mesa, 350 feet high, on whose top is the village, Acoma. It is noted for an old church of huge proportions which must have taken many years to build. Its walls are 60 feet high and 10 feet thick and contain timbers 40 feet long and 14 inches square, each portion of which was carried up from the plain below. Formerly Acoma was reached only by a hazardous stairway cut in the rocks, now an easy pathway exists." Postcard number: 11590.
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: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:Acoma
Topical subjects:Adobe houses
Streets
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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