“When passing through the Village of Quemado in southwestern New Mexico, don’t miss the New Deal rock jail built in 1934 by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). These letters are chiseled over the entry area and the building is located at #5 First Street in the center of town.”
Public Art and Architecture in New Mexico 1933-1943: A Guide to the New Deal Legacy, compiled by Kathryn A. Flynn (pg. 106)
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 19, 2018.
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