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Frontera: Nearby Places

Centralized guide to all EPCC's local history publications, videos and guides and sources for local history topics

Potential Topics: Places

Anthony, Texas
Bayard, NM  Site of labor strike in zinc mines made into movie.
Fort Bayard, NM
Fort Fillmore, NM (near Mesilla) 
Fort Selden, NM
Pinos Altos / Silvery City, NM

Research tips

Note details that might seem insignificant at first glance, in case one finds other information later.

Women's information is often found through researching the men in their lives (i.e. husband, fathers, etc.) so the notes here might only state that Mrs. X was married to Mr. X who was important for some reason, but in researching him, there might be information about his wife found later.

Research full text of local newspaper articles back to 1881 in this database available to EPCC users and in person in EPCC Libraries: 


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Subjects: Border History
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