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NEW MEXICO STATEHOOD CENTENNIAL 1912-2012
www.nmcentennial.org

OPEN HOUSE — 1910 NEW MEXICO CONSTITUTION &
OTHER HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
An opportunity of a lifetime will be provided to New Mexicans, Wednesday May 2, between 12 noon – 5 p.m. at the State Records Center and Archives. The public may view the original 1910 New Mexico Constitution and other important documents of Statehood. Many original documents from the 1800’s will be on display. Chief Justice Charles Daniels will speak on the significance of the NM Constitution at a brief ceremony between 12 noon – 12:30 p.m.

The Center and Archives is located at 1209 Camino Carlos Rey, just one block off Cerillos Road and two blocks from Siringo Road. Parking is free. The 1910 NM Constitution, its signers and the changes over 100 years are featured atwww.newmexicohistory.org/centennial.

The Historical Society of New Mexico also needs volunteers that day to greet and direct those attending to the display area. For more information or to volunteer, please E-mail Janet Saiers in Albuquerque at jsaiers@msn.com or 505-299-5019, cell 505 261-5367.

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OFFICIAL WEB SITE OF THE NEW MEXICO STATE HISTORIAN’S OFFICE www.newmexicohistory.org

MAY 3 Free NM Statehood History symposium, NM History Museum Santa Fe, 10:30-4:30 p.m.

May 4-5 Annual Conference, Historical Society of New Mexico, Santa Fe, program details & registration at www.hsnm.org. Teachers may attend for free.

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MAY 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Mud Day at the Old San Isidro Church”, Corrales Historical Society, more info at www.corraleshistory.org

MAY 6, 2 P.M., A Telling of New Mexico Ghost Stories, Speaker Antonia Garcez, Sandoval County Historical Society, more infowww.sandovalhistory.org

MAY 9, 7 P.M., KIMO THEATER CENTENNIAL SERIES, 423 CENTRAL N.W., Buffalo Soldiers: Black Calvary in New Mexico–Living History Performance Fred Hampton

MAY 16, 7 P.M., KIMO THEATER CENTENNIAL MOVIES, Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) filmed in part in Carlsbad CavernsMAY 17, 7 P.M. The Role of Soloman Luna in Crafting the New Mexico Constitution, Speaker–B.G. Burr, president of the Valencia County Historical Society, Location-Old Church, more info, www.corraleshistory.org

MAY 19, BOTTS HALL-SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY, Edith & Central NE
10:30 – 12 noon–LAW & Order & the Quest for Statehood, Speaker–Former State Historian Robert Torres.

MAY 20, CORONADO STATE MONUMENT, David Stuart more information call Coronado State Monument at 867-5351

UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION STORY OF NEW MEXICO FIELD TRIPS–Call director Joan Cok at 277-0563 for fees and registration
See website dce.unm.edu, click on travel then “Story of New Mexico”.
MAY 5 Chimayo and the Estrella Del Norte Vineyard
MAY 10-12 Carlsbad Caverns and the Mescal Roast of the Mescalero Apache
MAY 18 Churches of Northern New Mexico

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NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER Heart of Barelas exhibit captures the spirit of a century of life in this downtown neighborhood, 1701 4th NW, 246-2261 www.nhccnm.org More than 350 photos are organized by theme including: the railroad, baseball in Barelas, musicians, Barelas Community Center.

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER, 2401 12TH ST. NW,
CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT–100 YEARS OF STATE & FEDERAL POLICY: THE IMPACT ON PUEBLO NATIONS www.indianpueblo.org/100 years

WEBSITES OF NOTE
www.newmexicohistory.org/centennial.
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 an essay 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.

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.

SANTA FE EXHIBITS
47 STAR NEW MEXICO CENTENNIALEXHIBIT, NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM
www.nmhistorymuseum.org