The Amazing Alburtus and Arzullia Cause a Stir in Tucumcari

The work took the Randolph family on astounding adventures. In the late 1800s, while trekking with British General Charles George (“Chinese”) Gordon in Africa, J. W. Randolph narrowly escaped from the city of Khartoum just before Mad Mullah’s siege that resulted in Chinese Gordon’s death. … Continue readingThe Amazing Alburtus and Arzullia Cause a Stir in Tucumcari

City Attorney

In 1932, my grandparents, Jake V. Gallegos and Mary Letcher, had been married for a couple of years. In February, they had a baby, my mom, Mary Louise. In his memoirs, grandpa writes about his start in public office, becoming a city attorney under J. … Continue readingCity Attorney