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    • A morada below Embudo, New Mexico

    • View of a Penitente morada near Embudo (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. Shows a two story hand plastered adobe building with a white washed facade, arched doorway, bell tower, covered balcony, and vigas. An adobe wall with a whitewashed gateway...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1890-1910.; Rio Arriba County (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Adobe buildings.; Chapels.; Courtyards.; Facades.; Walls.; Moradas.
    • Z-14155
    • Campo Santa, burial ground of the Penitentes

    • View of a Penitente graveyard in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Shows wooden crosses of various design; some graves are surrounded by picket fences. Adobe houses and a chapel, probably a morada, and bluffs are in the distance.
    • Rio Arriba County (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Cemeteries--New Mexico--Rio Arriba County--1890-1910.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--New Mexico--Rio Arriba County--1890-1910.
    • Z-6698
    • Crosses outside an Hermanos Penitentes morada

    • View of hand hewn timber crosses aligned near an adobe morada in Northern New Mexico. A pile of firewood is seen near the crosses. The arid landscape is dotted with chamisa, chollo and prickly pear cactus.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1890-1900.; Chapels--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Crosses--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Moradas--New Mexico--1890-1900.
    • Z-6119
    • Gallinas Canon, near Starkville, Colo.

    • Hermanos Penitentes gather around a wooden cross for a Good Friday ceremony on a hillside in Starkville (Las Animas County), Colorado. Some of the men hold crosses. Shirtless men, in white pants, flagellate themselves.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1890-1900.; Flagellation--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Adoration--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.; Religious groups--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.;...
    • Z-9885
    • Gallinas Canon, near Starkville, Colo.

    • Hermanos Penitentes gather around a wooden cross for a Good Friday ceremony on a hillside in Starkville (Las Animas County), Colorado. Some of the men hold crosses. Shirtless men, in white pants, flagellate themselves and bleed from wounds on their...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1890-1900.; Flagellation--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Adoration--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.; Religious groups--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.;...
    • Z-9886
    • Hermanos Penitentes in field

    • Hermanos Penitentes gather around a wooden cross on a hillside in Northern New Mexico for a Good Friday ceremony. Some of the men hold crosses. Shirtless men, in white pants, flagellate themselves.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1890-1900.; Flagellation--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Adoration--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Religious groups--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Rites & ceremonies--New Mexico--1890-1900.
    • Z-6117
    • Hermanos Penitentes in field

    • View of a Hermanos Penitentes Good Friday ceremony in Northern New Mexico. A group of men hold crosses near a large wooden cross on a hillside. Shirtless men, in white slacks, flagellate themselves with whips and bleed from wounds on their backs.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1890-1900.; Flagellation--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Adoration--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Religious groups--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Rites & ceremonies--New Mexico--1890-1900.
    • Z-6116
    • Hermanos Penitentes procession

    • Men, members of the Hermanos Penitentes, bear crosses in a Good Friday procession in Las Animas County, Colorado. One man without a shirt flagellates himself on the back and bleeds; others kneel or stand and observe. Adobe structures and fenced...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1890-1900.; Flagellation--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.; Las Animas County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Adoration--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.; Religious groups--Colorado--Las Animas County--1890-1900.;...
    • Z-6120
    • Hermanos Penitentes whips

    • View of three braided whips, made from the leaf of the amole weed, used by the Hermanos Penitentes to flagellate themselves.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--1890-1900.; Whips--1890-1900.
    • Z-6118
    • Hermanos Penitentes with crosses

    • Members of the Hermanos Penitentes, men, women, and children, kneel by a wooden cross during a Good Friday ceremony in Northern New Mexico. Three men kneel and hold crosses at a distance from the group. The group is in a field, tree covered hills...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1890-1900.; Adoration--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Religious groups--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Rites & ceremonies--New Mexico--1890-1900.
    • Z-6115
    • Mexican death crosses, Clover, Colo. San Isabel Forest

    • View of a Penitente wooden cross wedged in a pile of stones (a descanso) on the site of an abandoned town, Clover (Huerfano County), in the San Isabel National Forest in Colorado. The cross marks a point where a funeral procession stops on the way...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Rites & ceremonies--1930-1940.; Clover (Huerfano County, Colo.)--1930-1940.; San Isabel National Forest (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Crosses--Colorado--Clover--1930-1940.
    • Z-6681
    • Morada

    • View of a Penitente morada in Taos County, New Mexico. Shows a hand plastered adobe building with a wooden door, a shuttered window, chimneys, and vigas. A wooden bell tower and crosses are on the roof. A large wooden cross is near the entrance.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1920-1930.; Moradas.; Taos County (N.M.)--1920-1930.; Adobe buildings.; Chapels.; Crosses.
    • Z-11973
    • Morado [i.e. Morada]

    • View of a Penitente morada between Talpa and Ranchos de Taos in Taos County, New Mexico. Shows an adobe building with vigas and wooden crosses on the ground near the building. Trees and houses are in the distance and snow covers the ground.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1900-1910.; Moradas--New Mexico--Taos County--1900-1910.; Taos County (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Taos County--1900-1910.; Chapels--New Mexico--Taos County--1900-1910.; Crosses--New Mexico--Taos...
    • Z-6682
    • Penitente morado [sic], or church near Taos, New Mexico

    • View of a Penitente morada in Taos County, New Mexico. Shows a hand plastered adobe building with a wooden door, a shuttered window, chimneys, and vigas. A wooden bell tower and crosses are on the roof. A large wooden cross is near the entrance.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--1890-1910.; Moradas--New Mexico--Taos County--1890-1910.; Taos County (N.M.)--1890-1910.; Adobe buildings--New Mexico--Taos County--1890-1910.; Chapels--New Mexico--Taos County--1890-1910.; Crosses--New Mexico--Taos...
    • Z-6685
    • Penitentes

    • Hermanos Penitentes stand gathered on a hillside beside a man wrapped in cloth and bound to an upright wooden cross on Good Friday in probably near Isleta Pueblo in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. The men wear sack coats or vests and slacks, two men...
    • Hermanos Penitentes--People--1880-1890.; Bernalillo County (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Crosses--New Mexico--Bernalillo County--1880-1890.; Crucifixion--New Mexico--Bernalillo County--1880-1890.; Religious groups--New Mexico--Bernalillo County--1880-1890.;...
    • Z-9901
    • Penitentes Moradas

    • Adobe Penitente morada (Church or Lodge Room), probably Santa Cruz, New Mexico, has a wood bell turret and steeple with a cross on top and wood door. A ladder is leaning on side of building.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.; Moradas--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.; Santa Cruz (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Churches--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.
    • P-213
    • Penitentes Moradas

    • Adobe Penitente morada (Church or Lodge Room) possibly Santa Cruz, New Mexico, has a wood bell turret and steeple with a cross on top and wood door. A ladder is leaning on side of building.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Buildings--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.; Moradas--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.; Santa Cruz (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Churches--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.
    • P-214
    • Penitentes wayside crosses

    • Penitente cross in desert landscape near Santa Cruz, New Mexico, with rocks, shrubs and cactus.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.; Santa Cruz (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Crosses--New Mexico--Santa Cruz--1900-1910.
    • P-219
    • Penitentes, wayside crosses near Las Vegas, New Mexico

    • A man and a woman pose on a pile of rocks that hold up a Penitente hand hewn wooden cross at a descanso near Las Vegas (San Miguel County), New Mexico. Two other crosses and three burros with saddles are nearby.
    • Hermanos Penitentes--Facilities--1900-1920.; San Miguel County (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Couples--New Mexico--San Miguel County--1900-1920.; Crosses--New Mexico--San Miguel County--1900-1920.; Donkeys--New Mexico--San Miguel County--1900-1920.
    • Z-6688

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