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When Pancho Villa attacked New Mexico

In early 1916, Columbus was a growing town of about 400 residents. It had a school with 12 grades, three hotels, a bank, two mercantile stores, a grocery store, two drugstores, a hardware store, two churches, a lumberyard, a blacksmith shop and restaurants. The modern age had arrived, represented by a Ford automobile dealership and a Coca-Cola…
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New Mexico History: Early Settler of the Pecos Valley

This is a WPA interview with C.D. Bonney. Bonney was one of the first settlers in the Pecos Valley; traveling from Mississippi in 1881. C. D. Bonney- Roswell Old Timer by Georgia B. Redfield. When this investigator on Writers' Project District 2, asked C. D. Bonney, old timer of Roswell, for a story of some early-day experience, he at first looked…
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