Deming Public Library – Deming NM

Description

"The land on the corner of Tin and Hemlock, was acquired in 1921 for $900. It was not until 1935, however, that the library building was constructed with funds provided by the Public Works Administration.

Although the building was remodeled and enlarged throughout the years, the original architectural style was preserved. Built of adobe with beamed ceilings in the original part of the building, it is a typical southwestern structure, featuring a beautiful Spanish corner fireplace in the room which housed the fine Southwestern collection. An added attraction were the hand painted windows depicting wildflowers of New Mexico. The latest addition was the Children's Room in 1972."

-Marshall Memorial Library

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Source notes

"Our Beginnings," Marshall Memorial Library website
<http://www.youseemore.com/Marshall/about.asp?p=9>

Flynn, Kathryn A., editor. Treasures on New Mexico Trails: discovery of New Deal art and architecture. New Mexico State Historic Preservation Division, 1995. Pg. 46.

"New Deal Sites in New Mexico," Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, New Mexico Humanities Council.
<http://atlas.nmhum.org/atlas.php?gmap=42>

Location Info

110 South Diamond Avenue
Deming, NM 88030

Location notes:

Coordinates: 32.268886, -107.755009

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