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Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

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Albuquerque, NM postmark

The Franciscan, Lights of Albuquerque '34 - '35, The Cabbsundefined

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

The Franciscan, Lights of Albuquerque '34 - '35, The Cabbs

Date of Photo:

1934

Subject Category:

Christmas in Albuquerque

Original Format Size:

13.7.5 cm

Postmark Date:

April 4, 1936

Notes:

Correspondence on back of card [illegible];Postmark Albuquerque Apr 4 1936 12:30 PM. 1 cent stamp; "RC" penciled notation on back of card 


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

Christmas Luminariosundefined

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

D-2

Back Caption:

Christmas Luminarios
Luminarios are one of the loveliest of the old customs still followed today in the southwest. They are small brown paper sacks, half filled with sand and a candle placed in the sand. On Christmas Eve these are lit, and it is intended that by so having the way lit, it will help in guiding the Christ child to this home.

Date of Photo:

ca. 1970

Subject Category:

Christmas in Albuquerque

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer

Walter Haussamen

Local Publisher:

Petley Studios 4620 La Luz, El Paso, Texas

Publisher #:

31611

Notes:

The luminarias display at the Hebenstreit home is the featured highlight of the Christmas Eve Luminarias Tour held annually in the Country Club District; Petley logo on reverse; stamp block empty


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