Walter Willard "Spud" Johnson standing next to a Pueblo Revival building, Santa Fe or Taos, 1932
- Walter Willard "Spud" Johnson standing next to a Pueblo Revival building, Santa Fe or Taos, 1932
- Connell, Will, 1898-1961
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- Connell (Will) Papers
Walter Willard "Spud" Johnson was a poet and author of literary criticism, editorial comments and other prose who lived in New Mexico from 1922 to his death in 1968 and who was a major part of the new Mexico literary scene. He was also the publisher of Laughing Horse literary magazine, printed on a small hand press, which he started with others while a student at UC Berkeley and continued in New Mexico. In 1953 he took up painting and drawing as well.
Photograph of Walter Willard "Spud" Johnson wearing a striped shirt and tie and a bib apron, and standing next to the wall of a Pueblo revival type building with an animal skull placed on top.
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- b&w acetate negative
Authors--American--New Mexico--Santa Fe
Artist colonies--New Mexico--Santa Fe
Poets--New Mexico--Santa Fe
- Johnson, Walter Willard, 1897-1968
- New Mexico
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- still image
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