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THE ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY & THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NM

ENCOURAGE YOUR PARTICIPATION

www.hsnm.org www.albuqhistsoc.org

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*** ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM ***

There will be no May program.

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INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER

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

NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSUEM — New exhibit opens May 25. Toys & Games: A New Mexico Childhood.

*** All Fridays Free 5 – 8 p.m. May – October, NM History Museum *****

MAY 2, First Friday at the NM History Museum, 5:30 -7 pm, free, photo archivist Daniel Losharek conducts casual walk through the exhibit Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography, 15 minute program at 5:30, repeats at 6:30 p.m. NM History Museum. www.nmhistorymuseum.org

MAY 3, free, 10am-3pm, Community Education of Traditional Medicine-medicinal plants and their various uses. Raymond Sanchez Community Center, 4th NW. Call 375-0155 for more information.

MAY 3, 9:30 a.m., free. History of the Tuskegee Airmen by Ben Hazard, renowned artist and historian. America’s first African-American pilots and military aviators. NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org

MAY 3, 10:30 – 12 noon, free. David C de Baca speaks on “The History of Baca & Cabeza de Baca, Part I Old World ” , C de Baca has dedicated the past 35 years to this research. Hispanic Genealogical Research Center, Special Collections Library, 423 Central NE. http://www.hgrc-nm.org/.

May 3, 1-4 p.m. free, El Agua Es Vida: Acequias in New Mexico, Exhibition opening and 6th annual Food & Life Program. Music of Northern NM, poetry, local food, acequia culture, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, UNM.

May 4, 12 noon – 5 pm, free South Valley Pride Day, Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW, food, car show, entertainment. Call 314-0176 for information.

MAY 4, 2 p.m., “The Inquisition in NM” Presentation by Archives Committee of Sandoval County Historical Society. From Hwy. 550 turn N on the gravel road near by the I-Hop and continue to the end. Free to members, $5 non-members. www.sandovalhistory.org

MAY 6, 6-8 p.m., free. Restoration, Recreation & Land Management–Educational Forums on the Rio Grande Bosque.. NM Museum of Natural History. Panelists from Parks and Recreation, Rio Grande Restoration / Healthy Rivers, Amigos Bravos, Corps of Engineers. Lead sponsor City of Albuquerque.

MAY 10, 1-5 p.m., free, National Train Day. Alvarado Transportation Center, 1st & Central SW downtown. Model train displays, rides, face painting, meet the mascot. www.nationaltrainday.com.

MAY 10 10am-3pm free with Museum admission. Asian Pacific Islander Festival, National Nuclear Museum, Eubank SE

MAY 10, 9:30 a.m., free. Gen. Judy Griego of the NM National Guard speaks of her experiences in Iraq and challenges to women in the Military, NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. 256-2042 for info. www.nmvetsmemorial.org

MAY 10, 10:30 – 12 noon, free. Greg Miller from PNM speaks on “What did it take to turn on the Lights ?” Albuquerque Public Library. Special Collections, 423 Central NE, monthly series on Albuquerque. From New Town to the Nuclear Age; Albuquerque 1990-1960. Second Saturday of each month. http://abclibrary.org/2014SpeakerSeries, 848-1376.

MAY 10, 10:30 am, free, Main Library. Beginning genealogy classes-presenter Victoria Sullivan

MAY 10, 2-4 p.m., free, Book Launch by author Andres Armijo, Por Constancia, So that it may be Validated– Family History in the Rio Abajo. Salon Ortega, National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. Sw.

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MAY 11, 10 am – 3 pm Placitas Public Library. Come celebrate their 11th birthday and help build a labyrinth.

* * * HISTORY SCHOLARS LECTURE SERIES WEEK * * *

Free & open to the public Sponsored by the Center for Regional Studies, Office of the State Historian, Center for Southwest Research, NM Historical Society

All programs but May 17 are at UNM Zimmerman Library Waters Room First Floor. Paid parking at meters or in Yale Garage.

MONDAY MAY 12, 11 am – 12:30 pm Fabian Garcia & the NM Chile

presented by William Carleton

TUESDAY MAY 13, 11am-12:30 pm, The Makings of a Real City-Aldo Leopold and Albuquerque’s Rio Grande Park-presented by Candolin Cook

WED. MAY 14, 12 noon-1:30 pm, The Making of Gay & Lesbian Identities, Cultures and Activism in NM, 1940s-1980s presented by Jordan Biro

THURSDAY MAY 15, 12 noon – 1:30pm, “Digitizing Bernalillo County:1848-1912” presented by Christopher Vigil.

SATURDAY MAY 17 1030-12:30, The Beginnings of the Santuario de Chimayo. presented by Felipe Mirabal. NMGS, Main Library.

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MAY 15, 5:30 social hour, 6:15 meal ($15), 6:45 program. B.G. Burr & Don Bullis speak on Western Movie Trivia. Westerners Corral history organization, Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul NE, Call Janet Saiers at 299-5019 for reservation.

MAY 15, free, 5-8:30 p.m., Albuquerque’s Funny Ladies-Stand up commedians and more,Third Thursday program at the Albuquerque Museum. food & beverages available. www.cabq.gov/museum

MAY 17, 10am – 4 pm, Heritage Days at Casa San Ysidro. Performances, weaving, blacksmith, baking. co-sponsored by the Corrales Historical Society.

MAY 18, 10:30 am – 4 pm Free, Festival of Asian Cultures and Salute to Veterans, NM Veterans Memorial. food, entertainment, children’s activities

MAY 21, 12 noon – 1 p.m., free. John Ramsay speaks on “The Year 1855: Excitement in Taos Plaza” New Mexico History Museum Brown Bag & Brainpower series.

MAY 22, 7 p.m. The Culinary History of the Rio Grande Valley. Speaker is long time food expert Jane Butel. Sponsored by the Corrales Historical Society. www.corraleshistory.org.

MAY 26, 10 – 11:30 am, free, Observance of Memorial Day. NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE.

MAY 29, 7 p.m., free. KiMo Theater, “Water Crisis in the West: Thinking Like a Watershed”. Water Law in the Southwest. Panelists are John Echohawk, Bruce Frederick, Em Hall. Sponsored by the NM Humanities Council.

MAY 31, 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

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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

May 7 John Gaw Meem, Audra Bellmore, PhD

May 6, 4-6 pm Homesteading and the Homestead Act

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May 3, Hike Chaco Canyon $98

May 4, $89 History of Tome

May 7, Tewa Pueblos Tour $98

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May 9 , Visit Historic Homesteads, $80

May 10, Visit Valle Caldera, $80

May 10 Belen Railyards & Harvey House Museum, $45

May 14, Lincoln & Ft. Stanton Historic Sites, $92

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.

Oasis takes a May break.

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

Many great NM authors in May.

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 on 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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ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM EXHIBIT “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.

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 inc. 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 a lifetime friendships. www.indianpueblo.org.

Exhibit–Turquoise Water Sky: the stone and its Meaning. Santa Fe Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. www.indianartsandculture.org. 476-1250

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.

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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,

Exhibit opens on Pinhole Photography. Santa Fe, New Mexico History Museum. www.nmhistorymuseum.org 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 to see & 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 floors.

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. Call 343-7480 or archives@menaulhistoricallibrary.org.

CERRILLOS HILLS STATE PARK-adjacent to Village of Cerrillos on Hwy. 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 May 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