Rural folk band

Material Information

Rural folk band
Series Title:
Latinos/Hispanics in Colorado Collection ;
Lopez, Viola R. ( owner )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : ; 11 x 17 cm. (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)


Subjects / Keywords:
Hispanic Americans -- Pictorial works -- San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) ( lcsh )
Hispanic Americans -- 1910-1920
Mexican Americans -- Pictorial works -- San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) ( lcsh )
Mexican Americans -- 1910-1920
African Americans -- Pictorial works -- San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) ( lcsh )
African Americans -- 1910-1920
Folk musicians -- Pictorial works -- San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) ( lcsh )
Musicians ( lctgm )
Pictorial works -- San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) ( lcsh )
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) -- 1910-1920 ( lcsh )
Black-and-white photographs. ( aat )
Photographic prints. ( gmgpc )
Group portraits. ( gmgpc )
Imaged. ( local )
picture ( marcgt )
Black-and-white photographs ( aat )
Photographic prints ( gmgpc )
Group portraits ( gmgpc )
Imaged ( local )


Mexican American brothers José Filiberto Martinez, far left with violin and Gaspar Martinez, 2nd left with guitar, play with a rural folk band in San Luis Valley, Colorado. Other Mexican American musicians include a second man with a violin, a man with a washtub, and two men with mandolins. An African American man in a light colored derby, and with a cigar in his mouth holds drumsticks and a drum. Three of the men wear straw hats with silk bands, one man wears a cap.
Additional Physical Form:
Image File:
Digitization sponsored by the Library Services and Technology Act and the Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library.
General Note:
Content derived from inventory prepared by Dana EchoHawk.
General Note:
From inventory: "In the early 1900's, Filiberto also played with the Bethman's Buccaneer's who occasionally performed live on KGIW Radio station, Alamosa, Colorado."
General Note:
Scanned image from loaned collection.
General Note:
Modern copy print.
General Note:
Title supplied.
General Note:
Penciled on verso of photographic print: "José Filiberto Martinez, far left with violin. Born April 11, 1879, Costilla. New Mexico. Died: Nov. 13, 1968, Denver, Colo." and "Gaspar Martinez, 2nd left with guitar. Born: Nov. 15, 1883, San Luis, Colo. Died: Sept. 13, 1968, Denver, Colo. Brother of Filiberto Martinez."

Record Information

Source Institution:
Auraria Library
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
646197477 ( OCLC )