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Posted on: February 22, 2021

How the West was Black

As another Black History Month crosses the calendar, many across the nation are taking a look at the tragedies and triumphs of the African-American experience, from slavery to Selma, from Harlem to Atlanta. But what about the Black history of the West?

by Jo Lutz

As another Black History Month crosses the calendar, many across the nation are taking a look at the tragedies and triumphs of the African-American experience, from past to present, slavery to Selma, Jim Crow to Martin Luther King. From Harlem t...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Haunted New Mexico, from bullets to bouffants

by Jo Lutz, Museum Staff

The strangest part was when her entire record collection warped, sitting right in the closet, as though from extreme heat. She would find out from the subsequent homeowner that a lock of Gary’s hair was stored in a jar...

...on the top shelf of that closet.

What made Alice Good Medicine sell the house was when a man’s shadow spied on her in the hot tub from the bedroom window. That was the last straw.

Alice and her husband Casey had only just bought the house. It i...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Advocacy Alert - June 24, 2020

Talk to your Reps about museum funding

Urge Congress to Support the Museum Community in Pandemic Economic Relief and FY 2021 Funding 

With Congress expected to begin negotiations in earnest on the next pandemic economic relief package, and ramp up work on FY 2021 appropriations in July...

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