The Private Presses of New Mexico

The Laughing Horse Press

The Horse Fly

The Horse Fly, Spud Johnson’s one-sheet newspaper, came out between 1938 and 1939, chronicling the people and events of Taos in a humorous light. Courtesy of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe.

Spud Johnson 1929 Laughing Horse The Ballad of Santa Fee Sal

The Ballad of Santa Fee Sal The Horse Fly
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The Press of Gustave Baumann Clarks Studio
Ranchos Press Rydal Press
Laughing Horse Press Seton Village Press

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