Photo, Print, Drawing Building described as Penitente morada, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico; Pacheco ranch buildings and water reservoir, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico
About this Item
- Building described as Penitente morada, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico; Pacheco ranch buildings and water reservoir, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico
- Kalb, Laurie Beth (Research team member)
- Pratt, Boyd (Research team member)
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Photographer)
Created / Published
- Mosquero, New Mexico, August 31, 1985
- - Folklore--New Mexico
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Mexico -- Mosquero
- - Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
- - Index data: Frame numbers and descriptions: in and around a building described by local residents as a Penitente morada in Mosquero Canyon, Harding County NM: 1-2, view from up on the hill behind the morada, looking across Mosquero Canyon (fieldworker's notes states probably looking south); 3-4, construction detail, wooden part of morada; 5-6, east end wall, including window and stonework; 7-9, rock inscribed with graffiti, morada in background; 10-12, meeting point of wooden and stone portions of the building, including a stone wall extension, a doorway and the end of viga in stone portion is visible; at a ranch owned by the Pacheco family in Mosquero Canyon: 13-14, house on the Pacheco ranch, the spring and its stone containment to feed the reservoir, fieldworker's notes state that the reservoir was dry at the time of photography, possibly suggesting that its water holdings are seasonal and, when available, fed into irrigation ditches, commenting that at other times of the year, a spring feeds the same ditches, the fieldworkers noted that on this day, water ran in a ditch that girdled the hill to the left of the spring, above the reservoir fill line; 15-17, view down from the near the spring, across (left to right) the end of the reservoir, the impounding levee (dam) with a cottonwood tree, and the Pacheco house; 18, structure built into a natural rock, appeared to feature two rooms, one facing the camera, one facing opposite, the fieldworker's notes speculate that the function might be storage; 19-20, front of the Pacheco house, faces west.
- - Note: Film roll numbers assigned by processing lab; in the 1985 shooting sequence for 35mm black-and-white film, this is roll 16 of 18.
- 35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1991/032: 233070-01
- New Mexico Folklife Project collection (AFC 1991/032)
- American Folklife Center
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Chicago citation style:
Kalb, Laurie Beth, Boyd Pratt, and Carl Fleischhauer. Building described as Penitente morada, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico; Pacheco ranch buildings and water reservoir, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico. United States Mosquero New Mexico, 1985. Mosquero, New Mexico. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991032_233070_01/.
APA citation style:
Kalb, L. B., Pratt, B. & Fleischhauer, C. (1985) Building described as Penitente morada, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico; Pacheco ranch buildings and water reservoir, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico. United States Mosquero New Mexico, 1985. Mosquero, New Mexico. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991032_233070_01/.
MLA citation style:
Kalb, Laurie Beth, Boyd Pratt, and Carl Fleischhauer. Building described as Penitente morada, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico; Pacheco ranch buildings and water reservoir, Mosquero Canyon, New Mexico. Mosquero, New Mexico. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991032_233070_01/>.