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They depict the four-panel mural painted ...

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They depict the four-panel mural painted by Kenneth Adams, commissioned by then-University President James Fulton Zimmerman in 1939 and funded by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).


They depict the four-panel mural painted ...

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They depict the four-panel mural painted by Kenneth Adams, commissioned by then-University President James Fulton Zimmerman in 1939 and funded by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

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The original proposal for the murals was made by President James Fulton Zimmerman who described them in the grant application as:


Portfolio for Steve Stockdale | WWbhD? | Page: 1 | Portfolio for Steve Stockdale

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According to the mural's web page, then university president James Fulton Zimmerman envisioned the four panels to depict the Indians as artists, the Spanish contributing agriculture and architecture, the Anglos contributing science and the fourth panel showing "the union of all three in the Southwest. With his commission from Zimmerman, Adams was given complete artistic freedom to interpret and express this vision.


The idea for a major commemorative ...

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The idea for a major commemorative exposition was born on the University of New Mexico campus, and it was led by the school's energetic and history-minded President James F. Zimmerman.

He proposed an elaborate statewide celebration that would awaken the general population to the priceless heritage of New Mexico's long and thunderous history.To gain public support, Zimmerman pointed out that the event would have both high cultural value but also significant economic benefits.
In 1935 UNM made its case before the Legislature and obtained passage of a special act creating a state commission to handle the planning and fundraising for the Coronado program.
Zimmerman was placed in charge, and additional commission members included New Mexico authors Erna Fergusson, Gilberto Espinosa and Ruth Laughlin Alexander.


Albuquerque Tribune Online

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At a market value of $33.8 million, Zimmerman is the university's most valuable facility.In 1961, the library was named after James Fulton Zimmerman, who was the university's president from 1927 to 1944.

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