George McJunkin discovered the Folsom Points, which resulted in a sea change of understanding of pre-historic peoples in North America.
Kearny Code of Laws Letter of General Kearny to the Adjutant General.Headquarters, Army of the West, Santa Fe, New Mexico September 22, 1846. Sir: – I enclose herewith a copy of the laws prepared for the government of the territory of New Mexico, and a list of appointments to civil offices in the territory, both […]
August Dates in New Mexico History
Born May 3, 1920, New Mexico raised John Aaron Lewis was an American jazz pianist and composer and is best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet. Born in Illinois, he was raised near the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque. He attended the University of New Mexico where he studied music and […]
Born in New York in 1945, New Mexican Cowboy Poet Baxter Black grew up in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He attended Las Cruces High School where he was in the Future Farmers of America, graduated from New Mexico State University, and obtained his Doctorate from Colorado State University. After practicing veterinary science, he transitioned into […]