Lest We Forget Here’s a piece local hero Debbie Nathan wrote for Texas Monthly back in 2013. These days El
by Bob Chessey El Paso’s First Career Customs Inspectress When crossing an international bridge from Juarez to enter El Paso,
by Bob Chessey A Tale of Pacing and Endurance Summer’s end in 1930 was proving to be a tough time
Trish Long talks about the Shanghai Grocery in this piece in the El Paso Times: The Shanghai Grocery was located
Here’s a local history showcase with El Paso history all-stars.
by Vanessa Johnson Beto Dominguez Rodriguez passed away on September 16, 2022, at 4 p.m., surrounded by his loved ones,
By Bob Chessey Gabriel Jara and “El Contrabando de El Paso” On the night of August 7, 1924, a somber
Gabriel Jara and Tom Threepersons’ Border Shootout. by Bob Chessey On the summer evening of Saturday, June 14, 1924, two
This isn’t my first blog. If you’d asked me yesterday, I would have said it is, but today I stumbled
Local legend Dr. David Romo hipped me and contributed to this disturbing history of El Paso.
“Former First Lady of El Paso” Adair Margo just won’t let it go. From a guest column in today’s El
Latinx El Paso provides a historical and contemporary overview of the Mexican American/Hispanic population in one of the major urban centers
From Adair Margo’s guest column in the El Paso Times: Since 2016, a falsehood has been spread nationwide about El
Today is the second anniversary of the day that blues drummer Chet Woodward was murdered at the streetcar stop by
El Recreo closed. El Recreo opened in 1921. This year we should be celebrating its centennial. But El Recreo is
Have you seen this map of the Segundo Barrio Historic District the El Paso Commissioners Court approved last Monday? It’s
Here’s a cool two hour video that covers the history of Mexico, mostly the first half of the twentieth century.
Lookie what I found. Isn’t that our future 26th president enjoying a cigar as he plays roulette at the Monte
A reader sent in this photo, and he’s looking to identify the location. Here’s what Phillip tells us: Westward bound
Here’s a story from CabinetMagazine.org of a religious colony founded outside of Las Cruces in the late 1800’s. The search