The White Knights of Northern New Mexico & The Populist Uprising over the Las Vegas Land Grant

When:
November 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2019-11-14T13:00:00-07:00
2019-11-14T14:00:00-07:00
Where:
Branigan Cultural Center

November 14th1-2 pm, Branigan Cultural Center, History Notes Series, Dr. Jeff Schwehn will be the featured speaker. Topic will be Las Gorras Blancas (the white hoods): The White Knights of Northern New Mexico & The Populist Uprising over the Las Vegas Land Grant. The presentation will focus on the Populist movement that emerged in the late 19th century in San Miguel County, NM over the status and possession of the Las Vegas Land Grant. People interested in New Mexico Territorial History, Populism, the American labor movement, America’s Gilded Age, and the continuity of American history will find their time well-spent. Seating is limited.

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