ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
SUPPORTS THESE METRO AREA HISTORY PROGRAMS FEBRUARY 15-19
WEDNESDAY FEB. 15, 7 PM-FREE KIMO THEATRE CENTENNIAL MOVIE SERIES, TEXAS RANGERS
THURSDAY FEB. 16, 6PM– THE WESTERNERS CENTRAL NM CORRAL, “Step right up !! McNeal’s Marvelous Medicine Show” Diana Enright performs as Violet McNeal describing the era of the Medicine Show–dinner program, $15,
MCM Elegante Hotel,2020 Menaul NE
SATURDAY FEB. 18, 10:30 AM SHERRY ROBINSON, “JAMES S. CALHOUN-INDIAN AGENT, TERRITORIAL GOVERNOR” BOTTS HALL 423 Central at Edith NE, sponsored by the ABQ/Bern County Public Library
SUNDAY FEB. 19, 2pm — free, RICHARD MELZER, THE LONG ROAD TO STATEHOOD, Historical Tijeras Church on Old 66 near the East Mtn. Library, sponsored by the East Mountain Historical Society, www.eastmountainhistory.org.
SUNDAY FEB. 19, 2PM MANUEL LOPEZ SPANISH BUFFALO HUNTERS (LOS CIBOLEROS), $5 adults, students free.
presented by the Friends of Coronado State Monument at the Sandoval County Historical Society building in Bernalillo near Coronado Monument. Lopez is associated with El Rancho de Las Golndrinas. He will tell tales of the Spanish buffalo hunters of the 1700s and early 1800s. Information: 505-792-4851 or visit:http://home.comcast.net/~friendsofcsm
UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION, RE-ENACTMENT OF THE CIVIL WAR IN SOCORRO, FEB. 25, BUS TRIP WITH GUIDE, $89. For more information call Joan Cok at 277-0563.
MARCH 11, 2PM, Free, ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY–THE IMPACT OF STATEHOOD ON ISLETA PUEBLO-Speaker is Stephanie Zuni with the Isleta Pueblo Cultural Committeem Albuquerque Museum
iINDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER, 2401 12TH ST. NW,
CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT–100 YEARS OF STATE & FEDERAL POLICY: THE IMPACT ON PUEBLO NATIONS
BLACK HISTORY MONTH, www.nmblackhistorymonth.org
LOS LUNAS MUSEUM OF HERITAGE & ARTS, 251 MAIN ST. SE, (near the water tower) 353-7720www.loslunasnm.gov JANUARY 21 – MARCH 24, 2012
New Mexico’s role in obstructing the Confederate’s Westward expansion during the Civil War.
WEBSITES OF NOTE
This is from the State Historian’s office and it deals specifically with the 1910 New Mexico Constitution. It has photos & bios of all the delegates to the 1910 constitutional convention along with the text of the 1910 constitution, the 2012 amended NM constitution and a piece by the Legislative Council Services describing all the changes to the Constitution over the last 100 years. There is also info on president Taft and much more.
The ABQ Public Library has a huge web site devoted to the Centennial and NM History. There are links to all sorts of material. www.cabq.gov/library.
ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY, 2000 Mountain Rd. NW in Old Town, free parking at lot south of Museum. (Give parking space number to Museum cashier).
FACES FROM OUR PAST, FACING THE FUTURE: ALBUQUERQUE AND THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY
ALBUQUERQUE CELEBRATES 2012
More information: www.cabq.gov/museum
New Mexico’s African American Legacy photo panels at the African American Performing Arts Center at Expo NM, 320 San Pedro NE. Exhibit through April 14, 2012. Parking adjacent to the building should be free. If not indicate you are going to the Performing Arts Center.
NEW MEXICO JEWISH PIONEER FAMILIES: IMMIGRATION AND OCCUPATIONS OF OUR EARLY NM JEWISH PIONEERS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER 5520 Wyoming NE. Open evenings. A group of photograph panels tell the story of many German speaking European families who came to New Mexico in the 1850′s when it was a territory. The panels continue with family histories into the 1920′s. www.nmjewishhistory.org
BALLOON MUSEUM: A CENTURY OF HIGH FLYING: SCIENCE, SPACE, SPORT–CALL 768-6020 FOR MORE INFORMATION
CENTENNIAL TEACHERS RESOURCE GUIDE
Visit the web sites of the New Mexico Historical Society, www.hsnm.org and the Albuquerque Historical Society, www.albuqhistosoc.org, to see the free Centennial Teachers Resource Guide. The Guide has four sections on New Mexico History and 4th & 7th grade lesson plans. The sections are:
New Mexico’s Long Road to Statehood
New Mexico’s County Courthouses
The Boundaries of New Mexico
New Mexico’s Governors since 1912
SPONSOR A CLASSROOM SET OF JANUARY 2012 CENTENNIAL NEW MEXICO MAGAZINES
If you would like to help the history department of a local high school or middle school, the ABQ Historical Society in cooperation with the New Mexico Magazine, is seeking sponsors for classroom sets of the January 2012 New Mexico Magazine. The magazine may be purchased in sets of 30 for $75 or 40 for $100. Your sponsorship could honor a school, business, former teacher, or relative who appreciated New Mexico history. For more information contact Janet Saiers, 299-5019.
OFFICIAL WEB SITE OF THE NEW MEXICO STATE HISTORIAN’S OFFICE www.newmexicohistory.org
SANTA FE EXHIBITS
HISTORIC NEW MEXICO MAPS, “Culture & Cartography on the Road to Statehood” GOVERNOR’S GALLERY — 4TH FLOOR, CAPITAL BUILDING
47 STAR FLAG EXHIBIT, NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM