PALACE OF THE GOVERNORS PHOTO ARCHIVES

American history with a difference, we post daily photographs of the past and feature the people, culture, and places of New Mexico and the southwest. The Palace of the Governors Photo Archives collection contains an estimated 1,000,000 items including historic photographic prints, cased photographs and daugerreotypes, glass plate negatives, film negatives, stereographs, cabinet cards, photo postcards, panoramas, color transparencies, lantern slides, tintypes, digital photographs, and cameras. We are a department of the New Mexico History Museum in downtown Santa Fe. 
Garfield Street, view east from Guadalupe Street, showing the New West Academy on the right and state capitol building in background, Santa Fe, New MexicoPhotographer: Jesse NusbaumDate: 1912Negative Number 011136

Garfield Street, view east from Guadalupe Street, showing the New West Academy on the right and state capitol building in background, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Photographer: Jesse Nusbaum
Date: 1912
Negative Number 011136

Large group under portal of the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New MexicoDate: 1917?Negative Number 022803

Large group under portal of the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Date: 1917?
Negative Number 022803

"A Light Moment"Photographer: Tony O’BrienDate: 1995Negative Number HP.2009.52.7From “Light in the Desert”, a series of photographs of the monastery of Christ in the Desert, a Benedictine abbey near Abiquiu, New Mexico.Photographs from “Light in the Desert” will be on exhibit at NMSU’s University Museum in Las Cruces from August 1 to Jan 31.

"A Light Moment"

Photographer: Tony O’Brien
Date: 1995
Negative Number HP.2009.52.7

From “Light in the Desert”, a series of photographs of the monastery of Christ in the Desert, a Benedictine abbey near Abiquiu, New Mexico.


Photographs from “Light in the Desert” will be on exhibit at NMSU’s University Museum in Las Cruces from August 1 to Jan 31.

"The College of Horticulture" at the Santa Fe Alien Detention Station (S.F.A.D.S.), also called the Japanese internment camp, with Masuo Yasui (front center), Santa Fe, New MexicoDate: 1944From the Yasui Family Collection, Negative Number PA-MU-233.1

"The College of Horticulture" at the Santa Fe Alien Detention Station (S.F.A.D.S.), also called the Japanese internment camp, with Masuo Yasui (front center), Santa Fe, New Mexico

Date: 1944
From the Yasui Family Collection, Negative Number PA-MU-233.1

Two unmarried Hopi girls, Arizona
Negative Number 082780

Two unmarried Hopi girls, Arizona


Negative Number 082780

Unidentified employee with train order hoop on Santa Fe Railroad platform, Encino, New Mexico
Photographer: Elmer Lee TraylorDate: 1920?Negative Number HP.2014.06.2

Unidentified employee with train order hoop on Santa Fe Railroad platform, Encino, New Mexico

Photographer: Elmer Lee Traylor
Date: 1920?
Negative Number HP.2014.06.2

Woman at descanso site, New MexicoPhotographer: John CandelarioDate: 1930 - 1940?Negative Number 165857

Woman at descanso site, New Mexico

Photographer: John Candelario
Date: 1930 - 1940?
Negative Number 165857

Covered wagon in parade carrying Governor John Simms, Santa Fe Fiesta, New Mexico
Photographer: Miles MastersDate: 1955Negative Number 098328

Covered wagon in parade carrying Governor John Simms, Santa Fe Fiesta, New Mexico

Photographer: Miles Masters
Date: 1955
Negative Number 098328

Unidentified beekeeper, Cimarron, New Mexico
Photographer: Edward A. TroutmanDate: 1909 - 1913Negative Number 149015

Unidentified beekeeper, Cimarron, New Mexico

Photographer: Edward A. Troutman
Date: 1909 - 1913
Negative Number 149015

Patio of unidentified residence, CaliforniaNegative Number 108323

Patio of unidentified residence, California

Negative Number 108323