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*** ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM ***

always free & open to the public

Free parking south of the Albuquerque Museum

APRIL 27, 2014 2 P.M.

ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY

INSIDE THE NEW MEXICO SENATE: BOOTS, SUITS & CITIZENS

Former State Senator Dede Feldman

Come learn about the NM Legislature from our speaker, former State Senator Dede Feldman who served from 1996 – 2012. She will sign copies of her recent book. Dede knows about the deals, handshakes, compromises and surprises that make the Roundhouse go round.

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INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER

ALL OF APRIL, NATIVE DANCES EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM EXHIBIT OPENS “Everybody’s Neighbor: Vivian Vance”. Known as Lucille Ball’s sidekick on “I Love Lucy”, Vance spent time as a young person in Albuquerque in the 1930’s. She performed at the Albuquerque Little Theater.

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APRIL 17, 7:30 p.m. free “The End of Casas Grandes” by Maxwell Museum archaeology curator Dave Phillips. Hibben Center 105. www.maxwellmuseum.unm.edu.

APRIL17, 7 p.m. free. The Civilian Conservation Corps in New Mexico. speaker NM Historian & author Richard Melzer. Corrales Historical Society at the Old Corrales church. www.corraleshistory.org.

APRIL 17, 5:30 social hour, 6:15 meal ($15), 6:45 program. Fred Friedman speaks about Railroads in NM. Westerners Corral history organization, Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul NE, Call Janet Saiers at 299-5019 for reservation.

APRIL 17, free, 5-8:30 p.m., String quartet, clothing of the Spanish American Home, chocolate tastings. Third Thursday program at the Albuquerque Museum. food & beverages available. www.cabq.gov/museum

APRIL 19, Colcha embroidery workshop by Annette Gutierrez Turk, $35 members, $50 non-members. Limited to 25 people. Sponsored by the Corrales Historical Society. www.corraleshistory.org.

APRIL19, 10:30 a.m., Henrietta Martinez Christmas presents “Digging up your Roots-Using Land Grant Records–with a focus on the ABQ/Bernalillo area. New Mexico Genealogical Society. Main ABQ library at 5th and Copper. 2 hours free parking at the City garage across the street. http://nmgs.org/index.php, 848-1376.

APRIL 19/20 All National Parks in NM have free admission as part of National Park Week.

APRIL 24, 7 p.m., free. KiMo Theater, “Water Crisis in the West: Thinking Like a Watershed”. Rural Perspectives: Farmer & Ranchers Panelists Sid Goodloe, Julia Stafford, Steve Harris. Sponsored by the NM Humanities Council.

APRIL 24-27, 11 am – 2 pm, free. American Indian Week at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Native Dances, Art market, exhibitions, food. www.indianpueblo.org.

APRIL 24, 11:30 – 1 pm. Free. Zimmerman Library, Ramona Caplan speaks on Unique Friends: Lee Marmon, George Pearl and Artie Bibo. Lee Marmon will attend.

APRIL 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Route 66 project to help clean up the Midway Trading Post east of Edgewood on old 66. Contact Roger Holden at relivetheroute66@gmail.com.

APRIL 27, 2 p.m., free. Albuquerque Museum in Old Town. former State Sen. Dede Feldman speaks on Inside the New Mexico Senate: Boots, Suits and Citizens. Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society.

APRIL 27, 5:30 p.m., The Painted Heart: Beauty & Diversity in African Native American Lives. Hakim Bellamy, Tom Lark. Coffee & Conversations. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. 2401 12 St. NW, www.indianpueblo.org.

APRIL 27, 2 p.m., free, $5 for non-members of the Monument Friends. Coronado Monument Historic Site in Bernalillo. 867-5351.

APRIL 27, 2 p.m. free. Exhibit opens on Pinhole Photography. Santa Fe New Mexico History Museum. www.nmhistorymuseum.org

APRIL 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free program. Speaker Karl Malcolm presents History of the Wilderness Act of 1963. Bachechi Open Space at Alameda & the River NW. Sponsored by Bernalillo County. Register at www.bernco.gov/BCOS-events or call 314-0398.

APRIL 26, 7-9 p.m., free. Saturday Night Swing, Dance to the music of the Dukes of Albuquerque 40’s & 50’s. Free but donations accepted. NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org

APRIL 29, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Need help doing research on your family. Beginners welcome at Albuquerque Genealogical Society Research Day., 768-5141. Call Pat Eker 345-9161 or Lynda Katonak, 898-5592 for more info.

APRIL 30, free 10-11:30 a.m., Mesa Vista Hall Commons (just east of UNM SUB). Scholars lecture on American Indian Voting in Mexican NM & Arizona 1821-1846.

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UNM Continuing Education.

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.

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Series on NM Architecture, all classes 9:30-11:30 a.m.

All 5 $85 or $20 each

April 16 The Architecture of Antoine Predock, Chris Mead, PhD

April 23 The Architecture of Bart Prince, Chris Mead, PhD

April 30 Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter (1869-1958), Ned O’Malia

May 7 John Gaw Meem, Audra Bellmore, PhD

April 8-22, 9:30-11:30 am. Three Tuesdays, Villages of the ABQ Valley: How they were and How they changed. $60

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APRIL 15, Los Alamos Secret City of the Manhattan Project, $95

APRIL 20 Downtown Chaco Canyon, $98

MARCH 25-APRIL 29 (6 sessions), 7-9 p.m. plus field trips, $130. Birds of New Mexico.

APRIL 27, Pecos, Historic and Ancient Gateway to the West, $85

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.

APRIL 16, 11-12:30 p.m. $40, Best of Albuquerque by Trolley, Tour 94

APRIL 17, 1-2:30- The Endangered Species Act and its Effect on Wildlife in NM, Judy Calman.

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APRIL22, 10 -12, $50 El rancho de Las Golondrinas: Day Trip .

APRIL 29, 8-5 Chimayo Weaving: Day Trip $113,

Every Monday and Wednesday from 8:30-10 a.m. $18 for 6 sessions. Walks start in different parts of ABQ.

Mondays April 7-May 12, Wednesdays April 9 – May 14.

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APRIL BOOKWORKS PROGRAMS WITH LOCAL & STATE AUTHORS, free, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, www.bkwrks.com.

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.

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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 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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Mosaic Patterns of the Thunderbird. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. The IPCC’s Santo Domingo Pueblo thunderbird jewelry collection dating to Depression era days has over 70 pieces including necklaces, pendants, and earrings. Learn the history of this rare Collection. www.indianpueblo.com.

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.

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

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. “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.

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. Archealogical evidence and historic documents of old Santa Fe.
Telling NM Stories, Then & Now.
www.nmhistorymuseum.org

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EXHIBITS & OTHER 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.

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.

VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER to see APRIL 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