1945: A Victory Fiesta, Mrs. Shipp Plays the Boogie Woogie and a True Tale of the Ten Gallon Hat

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Did you know that, in 1945, the city's most spectacular murder was committed by a prison trustee working in the home of the Chief of the New Mexico State Police?

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.