1940: Shoe Shine Boys on the Plaza, Errol Flynn on skis and a Fiesta Queen Named Cuca

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Did you know that, in 1940, movie stars Errol Flynn, Rudy Vallee and Johnny Weismuller appeared on the stage of the Lensic Theater – in person? 

I'm Art Encinias, born and raised in Santa Fe, and each week I explore my hometown's hidden history on the Santa Fe Hometown Project. Join me on an amazing trip through time and spend one year in the life of one city, the city of Santa Fe, my hometown.