New Mexico New Deal Sites June 2019 - Photo #209 - Santa Fe: New Mexico Museum of Art

The New Mexico Museum of Art and Fray Angélico Chávez History Library and Photo Archives in Santa Fe, Senator Chávez exhibit: "Dennis Chávez represented the state of New Mexico in the U.S. Senate for 27 years, beginning in 1935. His skill as a legislator helped bring jobs and the support of the federal govenment into New Mexico. He support the arts programs of the New Deal and even more strongly the vocational training offered by the National Youth Administration, which benefitted about 3,000 students in New Mexico.