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*** ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM ***

Program always free & free parking south of the Museum

This Sunday, July 20, 2014 2 p.m.

Museum of Albuquerque in Old Town

Who the Heck was Bezemek ?

Bob Smith speaks on James Bezemek, one of the most successful dairy owners and a prominent five-term county commissioner in the 20th century . He is virtually unknown now. Learn about the career of this fascinating man and his family at the July 20 Meeting of the Albuquerque Historical Society when Bob Smith presents ”Who the Heck Was Bezemek?”

Bob was a history major at ENMU and UNM in 1968-70, where he enrolled after four years in the Air Force, following graduation from high school in Galesburg, Illinois in 1963. Bob never completed his degree, but now that he is a retiree with time on his hands, has begun a new career as an amateur historian. Bob has spent the last two years researching the history of the Albuquerque dairy industry and hopes to be able to tell that story in full detail soon.

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INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER

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

400 YEARS OF NEW MEXICO DEVOTIONAL ART Some 100 pieces from the private collection of Paul Rhetts & Barbe Awalt. Los Lunas Museum

CASA SAN YSIDRO in Corrales — all summer, tours from Tuesday – Saturday 10:30, 12 noon, 1:30 p.m. 897-8828.

ELENA GALLEGOS AMPHITHEATER, free programs every Saturday in July at 7 p.m., cabq.gov/parksandrecreation/open-space, for more information, 452-5222, $2 per vehicle.

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NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSUEM — New exhibit opened May 25. Toys & Games: A New Mexico Childhood. *** All Fridays at the NM History Museum, Free admission, 5 – 8 p.m. May – October *****

El Agua Es Vida: Acequias in New Mexico, Exhibition now open at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, UNM. http://maxwellmuseum.unm.edu. 277-4405, 277-1400.

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JULY 19, 2pm, Wilderness Act. Management, Challenges, Opportunities of Wilderness Areas. behind the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras

JULY 19, 10:30 am, free. Andres Armijo talks about and signs his book “Family History in the Rio Abajo”, NM Genealogical Society, Main Library, http://nmgs.org/index.php.

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JULY 20, 2 p.m., free. Bob Smith speaks on the History of Dairyman James Bezemek , Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society, Albuquerque Museum in Old Town. www.albuqhistsoc.org.

JULY 22, 8:30 am-2 pm, free. All American Girls Professional Baseball League (1942-1953) reunion takes place at the NM Veterans Memorial, 1100 Louisiana SE. Special photo & memorabilia exhibition of women in baseball and silent auction. More info at www.facebook.com?AAGPBL2014 reunion or kshepard@abqisotopes.com.

JULY 23, 10am-12 noon, free. “A crash course in taking Oral Histories”. NM History Museum, Santa Fe.

JULY 25, 5 pm, free. opening of Generations of Prayer, Song, and Dance. Photographs by Larry Phillips Sr from Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo depicting scenes of prayer, song and dance passed down through generations. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

JULY 25, 3-5pm, free in Santa Fe at the Old State Capital, 407 Galisteo. A video presentation of the historic transfer in 2013 of the Peter Hurd fresco mural 52 X 15′ from Houston to the Artesia Public Library. Co-sponsored by the Historic Preservation Division and the NM chapter of the New Deal Preservation Society. www.nmhistoricpreservation.org.

JULY 26, 7 p.m., free. Riders on the Orphan Train. Los Lunas Transportation Center next to the Railrunner Station. Call the Los Lunas Museum at 353-7720 for more info.

JULY 26, 1-3 p.m. free. Los Lunas historian B.G. Burr signs his book about Los Lunas history at the ABQ Costco, 1420 Renaissance Blvd NE.

JULY 26, 2 pm, free. Richard Melzer speaks on Coming of Age in the Great Depression: the Civilian Conservation Corps in New Mexico, Placitas Public Library, 453 Hy 165, 5 miles east of the I-25 exit. www.placitaslibrary.com, 867-3355.

JULY 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

JULY 28, 12 noon – 1 p.m., free. Professor emeritus Larry Ball speaks on The Life & Misfortune of Tom Horn — legendary lawman, soldier and detective, New Mexico History Museum Brown Bag & Brainpower series. www.newmexicohistory.org.

JULY 29, 10am-3pm, Main Library 5th & Copper NW. ABQ Genealogical Society Research Day. Help to all. Pat at 345-9161 or Lynda at 898-5592.

JULY 30, 12 noon. Interim museum director Jon Hunner speaks on WW I and New Mexico. NM History Museum in Santa Fe. www.newmexicohistory.org.

AUGUST 2, 1 pm, free. Dr. David Phillips, curator of anthropology at UNM’s Maxwell Museum gives a power point about the Pottery Mound excavation site near Los Lunas. program at the Los Lunas Museum.

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UNM Continuing Education.

Call 277-0077 to register and for more information 277-0563. Krista Savoca program coordinator email atsirk@unm.edu 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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July 25, the Meso-American Connection to NM families. Each $20, instructor Angelo Cervantes.

July 30, Ernie Pyle presented by Roberta Boggess, $20

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Check their web site for more July culture & recreation tours

July 23-24, Hopiland two day tour, $245

July 26 , Taos Revolt of 1847 , $80

OASIS PROGRAMS Call 884-4529 to register and for more information. Must be age 55 and up. New location at American Square Shopping Center, 3301 Menaul Blvd. NE, Suite 18 (near Menaul & Carlisle) www.oasisabq.org.

Most programs listed have $8 fee except for trips.

July 22, Legends and Thieves: Recovering Stories from Hispanic NM, Gabriel Melendez, $8.

July 23, Carved in Rocks: Petroglyph National Monument, Bill Pentler. $8

July 28, The War We never hear about: Coronado, Onate, and the Mixton War. Matthew Barbour

July 30, Farm Security Adm. Photographers in NM, 1935-1943, Baldwin Burr. $8

July 31 Mexican NM vs. the US, state historian Dr. Rick Hendricks. $8

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

JULY 24, 7pm, Anne Hillerman speaks on her novel Spiker Woman’s Daughter.

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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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.

TEACHER RESOURCES

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

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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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.

Closes July Last chance to see ….. 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 liefetime 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

Sacrifice & Service: The American Military Family-a traveling exhibit until August 31, National Nuclear Museum, 601 Eubank SE.

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

UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION & OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Krista Foutz, 277-0563, is the 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 & ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

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