Roosevelt County Museum (ENMU) – Portales NM

Description

The Roosevelt County Museum was established in 1940, and a home for it was funded and built by the Work Projects Administration (WPA). It is located at the northern end of the ENMU campus, off W 2nd St. In addition to exhibits contributed by local residents, the museum houses examples of New Deal etchings.

Source notes

Public Art and Architecture in New Mexico 1933-1943: A Guide to the New Deal Legacy, compiled by Kathryn A. Flynn (pg. 102)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 19, 2018.

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Location Info


W 2nd St., ENMU campus
Portales, NM 88130

Coordinates: 34.179761, -103.348557

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