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Wednesday, 06 August 2014 13:22

Old Barracks 1915

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U. S Forest Service Photo. Taken by A. J. Connell in 19915. Captioned "Former Forest Supervisor's office. Just about to be torn down to provide room for the catheedral of the desert" (Art Museum of New Mexico)

Seligman Brothers--Pioneer Jewish entrepreneurs of Santa Fe and the New Mexico Territory 

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Arthur (Seligman) Scott

 

 

Please see my article describing the lives of the three original Seligman Brothers, German Jewish immigrants to Santa Fe. Sigmund immigrated  to Santa Fe in 1849 and entered a wholesale-retail mercantile business a year before New Mexico even became a U. S. Territory and while it was still under US Military rule. The business consisted of buying goods in the east and sending them to Santa Fe by wagon to be sold in Santa Fe. The Seligman Brothers store lasted well over a hundred years on the Santa Fe Plaza.

 

The article is posted on the website of The New Mexico State Historian,  reached by  the following link:  http://www.newmexicohistory.org/people/seligman-brothers-pioneer-jewish-entrepreneurs-of-santa-fe-and-the-new-mexi

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 23:50

Santa Fe Trivia Quiz

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