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Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Laguna (the lake) was founded in 1699 and is the youngest of the pueblos. It is 66 miles west of Albuquerque. It is perched up on a sterile hill, in a compact cluster. This form of habitation was the outcome of the needs of the people. It is a fortress and built with every eye alert to its defensive qualities. The Pueblo Indians tilled the soil and provided for their needs; their neighbors were nomadic and war-like. The entrance was originally by means of a ladder to the roof of the lowest story." Postcard number: 11596.
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:Pueblo of Laguna
Topical subjects: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:Detroit Publishing Co.
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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