Joe Anaya of Taos, NM in 1966. Photograph by Mansi Kern.

Collection
AR.00015.2 MOIFA Curators: Richard Bowen Stark Series
Identifier
AR00015_2_SS2_A68_5_45_009_JA
Image

Description
Joe Anaya of Taos, NM  in 1966.  Photograph by Mansi Kern. In 1966, Kern wrote "Joe Anaya was born in Arroyo Hondo on a small farm. His musical talent was developed as he walked the long distance to the Hondo River and back with pails of water for his parents domestic needs. As a young boy, he would hum and keep rhythm with the empty pails as he made the trip to the water each day.
He began to play the violin at a young age. He has since played at many dances, weddings, fiestas, pageants, and other ... events. Joe Anaya is at present still playing his violin for many Taos celebrations."
 

Date
1966 Date created
September 15 2018 Date modified
Curatorial Category
Hispano

Related person
Bartlett Library and Archives (publisher)