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MARCH 2013 LOCAL HISTORY PROGRAMS

THE ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY & THE CENTENNIAL COALITION

ENCOURAGE YOUR PARTICIPATION

www.albuqhistsoc.org www.nmcentennial.org www.hsnm.org

MARCH 17, 2 p.m. Albuquerque Historical Society,

Musuem of Albuquerque, 2000 Mountain Rd. NW in Old Town

Free parking S. of Museum, free admission to Museum

North Fourth Street; A Drive Through Time

4th is the main street in Albuquerque’s North Valley. Joe Sabatini will describe the century of Fourth Street’s evolution as a city street, a federal highway, a suburban commercial strip and a redeveloping urban transit corridor. This illustrated talk will present maps, postcards, photographs and Albuquerque Progress magazine issues to celebrate “the most beautiful ugly street in the world”.

UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Call 277-0077 to register and for more information. www.dce.unm.edu.

MARCH 16, Penistaja Mesa Badlands Hike, $89

MARCH 20, 10 a.m. – 12 noon, Mary Jane Colter, Forgotten Star of SW Architecture. Ned O’Malia, $20.

MARCH 23, Zuni Pueblo bus tour, $140.

MARCH 23, El Malpais (Grants area) tour, $98.

MARCH 27, 10 A.M. – 12 noon. Mabel Dodge Lujan, Hugh Witemeyer, Ph.D., $20.

MARCH 17, 2 p.m. Free, Musuem of Albuquerque. Joe Sabatini speaks on North 4th Street: A Drive Through Time. Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society. www.albuqhistsoc.org or Janet Saiers at 299-5019

MARCH 19, 7-9 p.m., free, John’s Western Gallery, 4009 Central NE at Morningside. Meet three authors who’ll be signing and discussing their books: ABQ’s Ruben Salas Marquez-Santa Fe Ring and & US Senator Thomas Catron; Author & songwriter Jim Jones & his trilogy: Rustlers Moon, Colorado Moon & Waning Moon; retired attorney Mike Scarborough, Trespassers on our On Land describes the 1967 Tierra Amarilla Courthouse Raid and the Spanish American Land grants. Info at 246-2414.

MARCH 19 , 10:30 A.M. – 12 NOON, $7, Call Oasis at 889-0927 to register. (class 98)Tour of Special Collections Library led by branch manager Eileen O’Connell.

MARCH 20 5:30 – 7 p.m. Free, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW. THE LANGUAGE OF MAPPING. Speakers: Curtis Quam, Jim Enote. This lecture will explore what has been replaced and lost in the process of renaming places from their original indigenous names. www.indianpueblo.org.

MARCH 21, 7 p.m., Free. Corrales Historical Society. Taos Pueblo potter Pam Lujan Hauer speaks on the history of Pueblo Pottery Making. www.corraleshistory.org

MARCH 21, 6 p.m. Noted Historian Bill Dunmire speaks on “NM Spanish Livestock”. $15 for dinner or just attend the program for no cost. Corral of Westerners. Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul NE. Call Janet Saiers at 299-5019 for a reservation.

MARCH 21, 10:30 A.M. – 12 NOON. Call OASIS at 899-0927 to register, $7. (class 99)

NM, OUR LAND, OUR LEGACY. State Land Commissioner Ray Powell will describe the millions of acres of land in NM that is state trust land which generated some $650 million for its beneficiaries.

MARCH 23, 11 am – 12 noon. Free, BOOK TALK AND SIGNING BY Martin Gold, author of FORBIDDEN CITIZENS: Chinese Exclusion and the U.S. Congress, A Legislative History, NM Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW.Presented by Chinese American Citizens Alliance – Albuquerque Chapter and the 1882 Project Foundation. Admission Free-Contact: Carolyn 298-1727

MARCH 25, 10:30 – 12 NOON, $7 Call OASIS at 899-0927 to register (Class 100). James Calhoun: Stranger in a Strange Land. Speaker Sherry Robinson describes James Calhoun, NM Territory’s first Indian agent and first governor circa 1849

MARCH 25-26, 10 a.m. – 12 noon. $155, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Micaceous Clay Pottery with Pam Lujan-Hauer, Taos Pueblo. Create a beautiful piece of micaceous clay pottery.

NEW MEXICO HISTORY EDUCATION RESOURCE NOW AVAILABLE: ADVENTURE, ADVERSITY & OPPORTUNITY: OUR JEWISH PIONEER HISTORY IN NEW MEXICO, Education materials including middle school level lesson plans my be downloaded from the website of the NM Jewish Historical Society, www.nmjhs.org

$10 donation requested but not mandatory.

UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION & OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Krista Foutz, 277-0563, is the new program coordinator and works in cooperation with Maralie BeLonge, 277-6179, program supervisor for Osher. For course info go to dce.unm.edu/culture or call 277-0077. UNM CE & Osher provide travel, lectures and classes. Osher requires a $20 membership fee. Go to dce.unm.edu/osher for course descriptions.

SANTA FE EXHIBITS

47 STAR NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT, NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM

Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time. Archaelogical evidence and historic documents of old Santa Fe.

Telling NM Stories, Then & Now.

www.nmhistorymuseum.org

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

BERNALILLO COUNTY CENTENNIAL HALL EXHIBIT continues at the City- County Building, 4th & Marquette NW. Over 80 photos, maps, artifacts & more on display on the 6th & 10th floor.

MADRID OLD COAL TOWN MINING MUSEUM- Recently opened with regular hours of 10am – 5 p.m. Admission $5, $3 kids & seniors. Call 438-3780 or 473-0743 for more information. www.moctm.com.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY & ARCHIVES 423 Central SE, branch manager Eileen O’Connell, 848-1377. Come see the beautifully renovated library and browse through many one of a kind books about Albuquerque. Open Tuesday – Sat. 9am-6pm.

WESTERN NM AVIATION HERITAGE MUSEUM recently opened in Grants, NM. For more information go to the website of the Cibola County Historical Society, www.cibolahistory.org.

MENAUL HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF THE SOUTHWEST, 301 Menaul NE on campus of Menaul School. View artifacts of 100 year old Menaul School and archives of Presbyterian Church history of NM & Southwest. Contact Nona Browne, 255-1490.

CERRILLOS HILLS STATE PARK-adjacent to Village of Cerrillos on H.14 between ABQ & Santa Fe. 474-0196, www.emnrd.state.nm.us/prd/cerrilloshills.htm.

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NEW EXHIBITS & ONGOING

SANTA FE NM HISTORY MUSEUM, TALL TALES OF THE WEST, THE STORIES OF KARL MAY

VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER to see MARCH highlights of dance, film, workshops, music, theatre and exhibits. www.nhccnm.org. 1701 4TH ST. SW, 246-2261.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE & HISTORY www.nuclearmuseum.org

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

MORIARTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM, 202 S. BROADWAY IN MORIARTY, 832-0839

Open 10am-5pm Tuesday – Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday

WEBSITES OF NOTE

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood site, https://nmstatehood.unm.edu/

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood provides access to materials about New Mexico’s history and culture. Designed to facilitate research about New Mexico’s past, cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here for study and research. Materials include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. Managed by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries and funded by UNM’s Center for Regional Studies, this project is intended to help all New Mexicans learn about and appreciate our past. Enjoy!

The 12 institutions participating in the Celebrating New Mexico site are:

The Albuquerque Museum
Farmington Museum
Hubbard Museum of the American West
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
National Hispanic Cultural Center
New Mexico History Museum, Chavez History Library
New Mexico History Museum, Photo Archives
New Mexico State University Library
Roswell Museum and Art Center
Silver City Museum
University of New Mexico, Art Museum
University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research

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.

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.

Forwarded to you in the public interest by:

Darrell Dady

Neighborhood Coordination Specialist

BERNALILLO COUNTY

468-7364