La Herencia 1994-2009 is the only publication in New Mexico to have documented all aspects of Hispanic culture with the help of historians, academics and most importantly, lay people who shared their recollections for future generations.

This 348-page, searchable index features more than 30,000 entries of the work published in the 64 issues of La Herencia.

The electronic files feature a one-time download feature that can be reprinted onto individual computers but cannot be sent to others.

La Herencia Vol. 55

La Conquistadora and Santa Fe’s Rosario Chapel. Hispanic revolutionaries who became revered leaders. Educational inroads made by Hispanic educators. Santa Fe’s eight founding families. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 54

The legend of the infamous lawman Elfego Baca. Manuel Salustiano Delgado buried along the Santa Fe Trail. A list of famous people buried in New Mexico. New Mexico’s outhouses may be a thing of the past but are forever appreciated. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 53

New Mexico’s familial connection with El Paso, TX. The Wind Leaves No Shadow, Ruth Laughlin’s epic tale of Doña Tules. New Mexico children find new homes by way of the “Orphan Train.” The midwives of Talpa provide a New Mexico homecoming. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 52

All roads lead to Santa Fe. El Santuario de Guadalupe, sanctuary for the century. The legacy of the Sena family. Christmas memories in old Santa Fe. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 51

Hispanic Hero Hall of Fame. Memorable names of our ancestors. Matanzas in northern New Mexico.  Picking piñón, a family tradition. Early days of education in Albuquerque. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.


La Herencia Vol. 50

La Capilla de Santa Inés in Santa Fe. Los Caballeros de Vargas celebrate 50th anniversary. Recollections from the villages of Bueyeros, La Luz, and Ocate. Family treasures awaken memories. Plus poetry, genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 49

Weddings of the past and the young girls who became brides early in life. New Mexico’s tradition wedding dance. Popular Spanish surnames. Memories still linger over the murder of Faustín Ortiz.  Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 48

New Mexico’s seventh state monument on the Mesilla plaza. Living together but apart as a Sephardic Jew. Albuquerque’s forgotten camposantos. Northern New Mexico slang in the vernacular.  Plus poetry genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

La Herencia Vol. 47

El Camino Real, New Mexico’s lifeline for centuries. Hispanic heroes and Latino educators. The origins of the Baca surname. Remembrances from Chihuahua to Galisteo. Red or green chile, pick your pleasure. Plus genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.

 

La Herencia Vol. 46

Santa Fe’s history of the San Miguel bell and La Conquistadora. Memories of Albuquerque from a bygone era. Searching for water the old-fashioned way. Kidnapped by witches. Plus poetry genealogy, New Mexico history, folklore, vintage photos, oral histories, and personality profiles.