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.