Latinos/Hispanics in Colorado Collection; image no. Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, BerthaGallegos1801.
View of an abandoned adobe house near San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows an adobe brick building with a sod roof and door and window openings. Sagebrush and trees are nearby. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains are in the distance.
[between 2005 and 2006?]
Content derived from inventory prepared by Dana EchoHawk.; From inventory: "Typical adobe house built in Hispanic southwest." Adobe was mud mixed with straw and lime, formed in wooden frames then set out to dry in the sun. (Hispanic Pioneers in Colorado and New Mexico, Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, p. 18).; Scan of photograph from: Hispanic pioneers in Colorado and New Mexico / Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, 2006. Source: Bertha Gallegos.; Scanned image from loaned collection.; Title from inventory.; Digitization sponsored by the Library Services and Technology Act and the Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library.; R7001520825
Is Part Of
Latinos/Hispanics in Colorado Collection.;
Adobe buildings.; Houses.; Adobe houses--Colorado--Costilla County--Pictorial works.; Costilla County (Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Costilla County (Colo.)--2000-2010.
loan; Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy; 2010.
Restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image available from the Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library.
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Type of Material
Digital images.; Digital images.
Gallegos, Bertha,; Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, lender.