Project Tag: Nuevo Mexicana

Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert

American Association of University Women-New Mexico. “Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert.” (1976). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/nm_women_aauw/8 Nuevo Mexicana, Folklore, Foodways, Federal Writers’ Project Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert (1894-1991) Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert’s pioneering work on folk foodways, folklore research, and cultural activism has served as an intellectual foundation for the study of Hispanic folklore in the Southwest. …

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María Adelina Isabel Emilia (Nina) Otero-Warren

Photographer unknown; public domain image Nuevo Mexicana, Folklore, Federal Writers’ Project, Activism, Education María Adelina Isabel Emilia (Nina) Otero-Warren (1881-1965) A woman of many talents and interests, Adelina “Nina” Otero Warren was a politician and advocate who advanced issues relevant to the early 20th-century nuevomexicano community. Otero Warren is best known outside of New Mexico …

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Cleofas Martínez Jaramillo

Photo Credit: Palace of the Governors Photo Archives, Mrs. Cleofas Martinez Jaramillo In Her Wedding Hat, Photographer: Anderson Studio, Date: 1901, POG Negative Number 009920 Nuevo Mexicana, Folklore Cleofas Martínez Jaramillo (1878-1956) In the late 19th/early 20th-century, nuevomexicana Cleofas Martínez Jaramillo recorded her memories of life in New Mexico. In contrast to her professional folklorist …

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