March 21, 2014 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, bridges to the community, Emily Guerra continues with part 2 of an interview with 93-year-old retired educator, historian, arts patron, community leader and State Representative, J. Paul Taylor. Still very active in the community, he talks about his home in Mesilla, the Taylor-Barela-Reynolds State Monument, and their donation to the Museum of New Mexico. Taylor takes a tour of the house and talks about his collections. His first and favorite tours are with school children.
Part 1 of 2 is available on PUENTES, online at krwg.org.
Friends of the Taylor Family Monument website - http://www.ftfm-mesilla-nm.org/; national register of historic places - http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/hispanic/2008/barela-reynolds.htm.