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HISTORICAL
*** ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM ***

always free & open to the public

Free parking south of the Albuquerque Museum

FEBRUARY 16, 2014 2 P.M.

ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY

DUKE CITY DIAMONDS: BASEBALL IN ALBUQUERQUE

Come learn about the baseball history of Albuquerque which goes back some 100 years. Our speaker Gary Herron is a veteran journalist, along with working in TV and radio. He was the official scorer for over 1,000 Albuquerque Dukes games and 400 Isotope games. With a love for baseball, he has collected autographed balls & bats, autographs of every living Hall of Famer and more than 100,000 baseball cards.

His recent book Duke City Diamonds: Baseball in Albuquerque expands on his book published in 2010-Baseball in Albuquerque.

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NEW MEXICO BLACK HISTORY MONTH various events both free and by admission fee during February. www.NMblackhistorymonth.com.

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER

ALL OF FEBRUARY, NATIVE DANCES EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT 12 NOON

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NEW EXHIBIT, National Hispanic Cultural Center/ Domenici Education Building, PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION (1910-1920) In collaboration with the UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute.

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FEBRUARY 14, 5 p.m., free. Norma Libman speaks on Crypto Jews in NM. Inn at the Alameda in Santa Fe.

FEBRUARY 15, 2 p.m., free. Film historian Jeff Berg speaks on Movies & Television Programs Made in NM, Placitas Library, www.placitaslibrary.com, 867-3355. Located 5 miles east of I-25 on Placitas highway.

FEBRUARY 15, 2p.m., fee. Larry Greenly speaks on Eugene Bullard, World’s First Black Fighter Pilot. Museum of Nuclear Energy. 245-2137 X 105. Part of BLACK HISTORY MONTH.

FEBRUARY 15, 5 p.m., free. UNM professor emeritus Noel Pugach speaks on NM’s Jewish Ranchers. Santa Fe’s Inn on the Alameda, 303 E. Alameda.

FEBRUARY 16, 2 p.m., free. Albuquerque Museum in Old Town. Gary Herron speaks on the History of Baseball in Albuquerque. Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society.

FEBRUARY 16, 2p.m., free, $5 for non-members of the Monument Friends. Coronado Monument Historic Site in Bernalillo. Understanding the Penitente Tradition. Joe Maes, Curator of History and Interpretation at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. 867-5351

FEBRUARY 16, 2 p.m. free, NM Jewish Historical Society, speaker Gabe Golombos describes his new book The Nation by the River (a coming-of-age novel about crypto Jews), Jewish Community Center, 5520 Wyoming NE, www.nmjhs.org.

FEBRUARY 16, 2 p.m., free, Henrietta Martinez Christmas speaks on the Ciboleros, Spanish Colonial Buffalo Hunters. East Mountain Historical Society meeting at the Old Tijeras Church on old Rt. 66. www.eastmountainhistory.org.

FEBRUARY 16, 2-4 p.m. free, Book Launch celebration: Hotel Mariachi. Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. “www.nmhistorymuseum.org

FEBRUARY 16, 1-4 p.m., free. Native American Portraits: Points of Inquiry. 75 historic and contemporary photographs. Lee Marmon speaks at 2 p.m., Native Dances. Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe on Museum Hill, 476-1269.

.FEBRUARY 19, 12 noon – 1 p.m. free. Land Grants and Water Rights: Fighting Words in 21st Century NM. presented by Stephanie Beninato. Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. www.nmhistorymuseum.org

FEBRUARY 19, 5:30 – 7 p.m., free. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Coffee and Conversation. Albuquerque Indian School: Origins & Communities. Nona Browne speaking on the origin of Indian schools, federal policy and protestant missions to Native Americans. Joe Sabatini speaking on the interactions of AIS with the community and the political and neighborhood challenges after the AIS closing and deterioration. 2401 12th St. NW, www.indianpueblo.org.

FEBRUARY 20, 11 a.m- 12:30 p.m.,Update on how to use genealogical research tools: Ancestry Library Edition , Newspaper Archive. New Mexico Genealogical Society auditorium on the lower level of the main ABQ library at 5th and Copper. 2 hours free parking at the City garage across the street.

FEBRUARY 20, 5:30 social hour, 6:15 meal ($15), 6:45 program. Doug Johns speaks on Custer and the Little Big Horn. Westerners Corral history organization, Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul NE, Call Janet Saiers at 299-5019 for reservation.

FEBRUARY 20, free, 5-8:30 p.m., Third Thursday program at the Albuquerque Museum. www.cabq.gov/museum

FEBRUARY 21-23, free. Reenactment of NM Civil War Battle of Valverde. Ft. Craig area near Socorro. Other fee events. Information at http:socorro-reenactment.com.

FEBRUARY 22, 7-9 p.m., Saturday Night Swing Songs & Dance to the music of the 40’s & 50’s. Free but donations accepted. NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org

FEBRUARY 23, 1-2:30 p.m., free. The Silvery Minnow and Its Relationship to the River presented by environmental scientist Rick Billings. Bachechi Open Space at Alameda & the River NW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County. Register at www.bernco.gov/BCOS-events or call 314-0398.

FEBRUARY 23, 2-5 p.m., free. Book launch of The Spoon from Minkowitz by travel journalist Judith Fein. Santa Fe’s Temple Beth Shalom. Sponsored by the NM Jewish Historical Society, www.nmjhs.org.

FEBRUARY 23, 2-4 p.m., free, opening of photo exhibit. Donald Woodman:Transformed by New Mexico . Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. “www.nmhistorymuseum.org

FBRUARY 23, 3 P.M. free. African American Legacy: Visible, Vital, Valuable. Brenda Ballou Babney. Corrales Historical Society at the Old Corrales church. www.corraleshistory.org. Part of BLACK HISTORY MONTH.

MARCH 2, 2-3:30 p.m., Ranching in the 22nd Century. A panel idscussion of issues facing ranchers of the future. NM History Museum, www.nmhistorymuseum.org.

UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Call 277-0077 to register and for more information. www.dce.unm.edu. Fees for out of town field trips cover transportation. UNM Continuing Ed booklets with more detail available at all library branches. Most CLASSES are $20.

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FEBRUARY 15, Hidden Churches of Central New Mexico (inc transportation, guide and box lunch) $98.

FEBRUARY 21, The Confederate Invasion of NM: Albuquerque & Valverde. $92 (transporation, guide & box lunch).

FEBRUARY 22 Historic Huning’s Highlands Walking Tour, 1-4 p.m., Phoenix Forrester tour guide, $45.

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A HISTORY OF SANDIA NATIONAL LABS (3 consecutive Wednesdays) $60, Feb. 12-26.

FEB. 17, 1-3 p.m., LOS ALAMOS & THE MANHATTAN PROJECT, $20, Heather McClenahan

FEB. 25, 1-3 p.m., THE LOS ALAMOS RANCH SCHOOL–“THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE” $20, Sharon Snyder

JAN. 27-MARCH 17, 8 Monday sessions, $160. From El Norte to the SW: Manifest Destiny in NM 1821-1917, instructor Charles Truxillo, Ph.D.

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OASIS PROGRAMS Call 889-0927 to register and for more information. Must be age 55 and up. www.oasisnet.org/albuquerque.

Most programs listed have $8 fee except for trips.

FEBRUARY 19, 1-2:30 pm, Billy the Kid in the Movies, Baldwin G. Burr .

FEBRUARY 24, 1-2:30 pm, History of the Fort Marcy Military Reservation, Matthew Barbour

FEBRUARY 25, 10:30 – 12 noon, Bosque Ponds by Tingley Beach: Hike, Bill Pentler, City Open Space Division.

FEBRUARY 12, Route 66 West to the Heart of Indian Country: Day Trip $112

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NEW OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ALBUQUERQUE HISTORY

View the scrapbooks of the ABQ City Clerk dated from 1922-1974. The books have been copied and reside at the ABQ Special Collections Library, 423 Central NE. Check at the main desk.

VANDALISM TO HISTORIC STAINED GLASS WINDOWS AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN ALBUQUERQUE

Over the weekend of October 25-26, vandals damaged five historic stained glass windows. Anyone wanting to contribute to the restoration of the windows may contact First United Methodist Church, PO Box 1638 Albuquerque, NM 87103.

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See the exhibit En La Cocina with San Pasqual (NM’s kitchen saint), National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. SW at Bridge Blvd. www.nhccnm.org, 246-2261.

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website spotlight

http://anapachecosantafe.com website about NM history & culture.

UNSER RACING MUSEUM www.unserracingmuseum.org

El Camino Real International Heritage Center (south of Socorro)

www.caminorealheritage.org In addition to presenting the significance of this 1600’s – 1800’s trail, the website has numerous articles about NM history written by local Socorro writer Paul Harden.

NM Veterans Memorial (Albuquerque) www.nmvetsmemorial.org

The Memorial is dedicated to the men and women who gave their youth, hopes and dreams in the name of freedom. The website includes a section on nine periods of military history and how it affected those living in NM. Go the the events section and click on History of NM Vets.

NM STEAM LOCOMOTIVE & RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY www.nmslrhs.org

75th ANNIVERSARY OF ZIMMERMAN LIBRARY

http://library.unm.edu/Zimmerman75.

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Arte En La Charreria: The Artisanship of Mexican Equestrian Culture. A display of leather work, costume, textiles, silver and iron work.

Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts, 251 Main St. 352-7720, two photo exhibits: NM Landscapes and Backyard Beasts and Sublime Sunrises, 251 Main St. at the Water Tower, Los Lunas, 352-7720. www.loslunasnm.gov/museum. www.loslunasnm.gov/museum.

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Exhibit opens “Woven Stories: Navajo Weavers in a Changing World.”, “Curanderismo: Healing & Ritual”. Healing and medicinal plants and herbs. 277-1400 for more info.

https://maxwellmuseum.unm.edu

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.

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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.

NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM 47 STAR NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT, Cowboys Real and Imagined

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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EXHIBITS & ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW–Albuquerque Indian School “Retrospective with a Vision Forward”. The boarding school experience through a historical beginning of harsh realities, to the journey of forcible education to lifetime friendships. www.indianpueblo.org.

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.

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 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. www.menaulhistoricallibrary.org. Contact 343-7480 or archives@menaulhistoricallibrary.org.

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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SANTA FE NM HISTORY MUSEUM, TALL TALES OF THE WEST, THE STORIES OF KARL MAY. COWBOYS REAL & IMAGINED.

VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER to see FEBRUARY 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 Office of the State Historian, www.newmexicohistory.org

and the Albuquerque Historical Society, www.albuqhistsoc.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