The following are source documents which cover the New Mexico Role in New Deal. They are intended to be used for teaching New Mexico history.
Depression Migration Patterns
- Dust Bowl Families
Photograph - Library of Congress
In this picture, three related drought refugee families have stalled on the highway near Lordsburg, New Mexico. From farms near Claremore, Oklahoma, they have been working as migratory workers in Calfornia and Arizona and are now trying to get to
- Tide of Migration Growing in Nation
Newspaper Article - The Deming Headlight
This is an article that documents the migration trends of the U. S. in the
- State to get Six CCC Camps
Newspaper Article - Albuquerque Journal
This article defines the CCC camps that were to be instituted in New
- Won't Resign Until Relieved, Says Anderson
Newspaper Article - Santa Fe New Mexican
This article defines the organizational structure associated with the WPA
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