1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Masquerades--New Mexico.

  1. Peggy V. Beck collection, 1985-1987

    manuscripts 25 folders.. sound recordings 35 sound cassettes : analog (60 and 90 min.). graphic materials 691 photographs : photographic prints, slides, negatives, b&w, col. ; various sizes.. graphic materials 6 drawings : pencil.. moving images 3 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection comprises research materials created and compiled by Peggy V. Beck for the exhibition Oremos, Oremos: New Mexican Midwinter Masquerades, at the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, New Mexico in 1987, as well as documentation of other New Mexican midwinter rituals. Included are sound recordings of interviews, rehearsals, and performances; field notes, photographs, drawings, and videocassettes; plus exhibition catalogs and exhibit scripts. The focus of the exhibition is midwinter celebrations and plays, including Los Matachines, Los Pastores, and Los Días, and photographs and drawings of abuelos and abuelas.