Above: Elaine Mayfield and Mary Ann Schrank, members of the exhibits committee at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, go through vintage toys from spinning tops to board games for a new display in the archives building. Mayfield said the preparations are for the historical museum’s open house on Dec. 2, which will have a “Musical Christmas” theme.
Below: Mary Lou Glass gives a jack-in-the-box some care before she places the toy in a display. Glass said this display’s theme is “Up on the housetop” and that the exhibit committee has eight members. (Alison Penn Photos)