These 10 Photos Of New Mexico In The 1950s Are Mesmerizing

The 1950s were all about big cars, poodle skirts, diners, drive-ins, rock n’ roll, and the American dream. Even though this decade also involved Civil Rights struggles, an intensification of the Cold War, and the advent of McCarthyism, it remains a time that makes many feel nostalgic. Here are 10 images of New Mexico from that iconic decade.

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