1959: Pachucos, Prairie Dogs and the Big Rumble at Ingram’s Drive In

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Did you know that, in 1959, a police search of student lockers at Santa Fe High school turned up one .22 rifle, 3 BB guns, 4 blackjacks, 6 stilettos and one magazine filed with photos of scantily clad women.

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.