Hispanic Political Involvement around 1900 | Alamosa/Southern San Luis Valley

Juan Antonio Baca of San Luis (Costilla County), 1880-85. Mr. Baca was elected to the Colorado General Assembly as Senator for Costilla County.

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Juan Antonio Baca of San Luis (Costilla County), 1880-85. Mr. Baca was elected to the Colorado General Assembly as Senator for Costilla County.

Hispanic American men pose in front of the first permanent Costilla County Courthouse built in 1884, San Luis in 1910. The courthouse on the National Register of Historic Places

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Hispanic American men pose in front of the first permanent Costilla County Courthouse built in 1884, San Luis in 1910. The courthouse on the National Register of Historic Places

View of a trial in the Costilla County Court House in San Luis, 1917. The Mexican American jury is at the center back

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View of a trial in the Costilla County Court House in San Luis, 1917. The Mexican American jury is at the center back

José Victor García, a rancher in Conejos County, 1890s, who served in the Colorado Territorial Legislature and held many political appointments.

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José Victor García, a rancher in Conejos County, 1890s, who served in the Colorado Territorial Legislature and held many political appointments.

Colorado Sheriffs in 1904, location unknown. Some of those from the SLV and Las Animas/Huerfano Counties may have been Hispanic

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Colorado Sheriffs in 1904, location unknown. Some of those from the SLV and Las Animas/Huerfano Counties may have been Hispanic

José Julián “J.J.” Lobato poses beside his Ford Model T touring car near San Luis (Costilla County), later 1920. Jose Lobato served as Costilla County Treasurer and as a Costilla County Judge.

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José Julián “J.J.” Lobato poses beside his Ford Model T touring car near San Luis (Costilla County), later 1920. Jose Lobato served as Costilla County Treasurer and as a Costilla County Judge.

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