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September 2014 History Opportunities
THE ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
www.albuqhistsoc.org
& THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NM ENCOURAGE YOUR PARTICIPATION

www.hsnm.org
*** ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM ***

Program always free & free parking south of the Museum
Sunday, September 21, 2014 2 p.m.
Museum of Albuquerque in Old Town

COMMUNITY LAND GRANTS OF THE EAST MOUNTAINS: HISTORY AND CURRENT CHALLENGES

SPEAKER: Dr. L.M. Garcia y Griego is an heir to the Canon de Carnuel Land Grant. He is an associate professor of history at UNM and the founding director of the UNM Land Grant Studies Program. His presentation will focus on the Community land grants of the east mountains.

WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN CENTRAL AVENUE, FREE, EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOVEMBER 22, 10 – 11:30 am. Meet at 10 am at the corner of 1st & Central SW in front of the movie theater. Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society & Historic ABQ, Inc. with support from the UETF. (Call Janet Saiers @ 299-5019 for more info.)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE WHEELS MUSEUM & RAILYARDS including Sunday Market or at the Wheels Museum, helping with education programs, fund raising, exhibits, and more. Contact Leba Freed at 243-6269

NEW MEXICO DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS Over 200,000 pages of historical state newspapers have been digitized and may be viewed. http://elibrary.unm.edu/cswr/newspapers.php.

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER – ALL OF SEPTEMBER, NATIVE DANCES EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NEW MEXICO ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAY 7-9, 2015 in Albuquerque at the Embassy Suites. Call for papers and speakers on the web site, www.hsnm.org.

SEPTEMBER 20 , all day, Moriarty Pinto Bean Festival: parade, food vendors, music, pumpkin patch and more. Call 832-4406 or go to cityofmoriarty.org.

SEPTEMBER 20. 10 am-12 noon, Demi J. Seymour PhD. speaks on Archival Evidence of the Salinas Pueblo Jumanos. NM Genealogy Society, Main Library, 501 Copper NW. Free two hour parking in City parking garage across the street. Take in your ticket to be stamped. Sponsored by the Office of the State Historian and the NM Historical Society.

SEPTEMBER 20, 10:30 am, movie historian Jeff Berg provides a fun filled overview of movie clips featuring New Mexico. Special Collections Library, 423 Central NE. Call 848-1376.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2 pm, Mexican artists speak about Oaxaca Prints and Stencils exhibit at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This is preceded by painting and stenciling beginning at 10 am. Co-sponsored by the Center for Southwest Research. NHCC located at 4th & Bridge SW.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2 p.m., free. Dr. L.M. Garcia y Griego presents Community Land Grants of the East Mountains: History and Current Challenges Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society, Albuquerque Museum in Old Town. www.albuqhistsoc.org.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2 p.m., free, Architecture of John Gaw Meem the renowned architect of Spanish Pueblo Revival, speaker Audra Bellmore. Sponsored by Friends of Coronado Historic Site meeting at the Sandoval County DeLavy House in Bernalillo. 867-5351

SEPTEMBER 25, 4 pm, free, Carlos Velez-Ibanez Ph.D speaks about the history of the Spanish language “Language Hegemony from Colorado to the Present in the Southwest North American region. Maxwell Museum.

SEPTEMBER 25, 7 pm, free, Michael Maddox speaks about his book Porter & Ike Stockton: Colorado & New Mexico Border Outlaws. Bookworks at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW.

SEPTEMBER 27, 9-4 pm, free, NM Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society annual open house, free hot dogs & drinks, music, territorial costumes, Harvey Girls, 1833 8th St. NW near Old Town. www.nmslrhs.org.

SEPTEMBER 27, 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

SEPTEMBER 27, 10 am-5pm, free, South Valley Chile Festival, Gateway Park, 100 Isleta SW, sponsored by Bernalillo County.

SEPTEMBER 27-28, 1-4 pm., free, Corrales Harvest Festival, 9am-4pm, Music, demonstrations, speakers, Casa San Ysidro in Corrales. 897-8828.

SEPTEMBER 25-28, ticket prices vary, When the Stars Trembled in the Rio Puerco, an oral history play about the viejitos in the Rio Puerco Valley by acclaimed folk historian Nasario Garcia. National Hispanic Cultural Center, info at www.teatroparaguas.org.

SEPTEMBER 16-OCTOBER 12, free Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave. in Santa Fe. Before Bataan–the New Mexico 200th Coast Artillery. A special display of 10 photographs before the men left for the Phillipines. Sept. 20, 1:40 pm, movie The Great Raid (about the Bataan Death March). Sponsored by the NM History Museum.

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.

******* CLASSES *********

September 22, Zuni Culture, $20

September 23 & 24, Kit Carson & the Navajo Long Walk

*************** UNM CONTINUING ED TOURS *****************

Check their web site for more September culture & recreation tours

September 20, Huning’s Highlands Walking Tour, $45

September 24, Pecos: History and Ancient Gateway to the West, $89

September 25, Bosque Redondo State Historical Site & Santa Rosa, $95

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.

September 22, 1-2:30 pm, Bringing 365 days of Sunshine to NM: Foundation for Open Government, Susan Boe, $8

September 24. 10:30-12 noon, Los Arabes of NM: Compadres from a Distant Land, Monika Ghattas, $8

September 25, 1-2:20 pm, The Lincoln County War, Don Bullis

September 29, Pueblo Warrior, AD 750-1750, Matthew Barbour, $8

TRAVEL: DAY TRIPS

September 23, 8am-8pm, $120, Chacoan Time Capsule: Day Trip to Chaco Canyon

September 30, 8am-7pm, Lincoln, NM: Where Six Guns Blazed and Men Died with their Boots On!, $145, guided by Don Bullis

SEPTEMBER BOOKWORKS PROGRAMS WITH LOCAL & STATE AUTHORS, 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.

Website Spotlight

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

1100 Louisiana NE, 256-2042. 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 library.unm.edu/zimmerman75.

NM Genealogical Society, Main Library,nmgs.org/index.php.

****************MUSEUM EXHIBITS*******************

Albuquerque Museum

Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage & Contemporary Artistry. Extended to October 12.

Photography exhibit First Americans detailing the Albuquerque Native American pageant which begun in 1929 and continued a few years into the Depression.

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.

Los Lunas Museum Continuing exhibit — Our Saints Among Us, 400 Years of New Mexican Devotional Art. Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts, 251 Main St. Los Lunas at the water tower, 352-7720. Runs through October 25, 2014

Belen Harvey House, Mi Familia, The People of Belen. Historic photographs, artifacts, and 221st year of Our Lady of Belen Fiesta.

104 North 1st St. 861-0581. open Tuesday – Saturday 12:30-3:30 pm, Closed Sunday & Monday. .

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW–

Generations of Prayer, Song, and Dance. Larry Phillips Sr. from the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo.

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.

Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, Squash, describes the botanical history, medicinal value and cultural meaning of these three foods. NEW EXHIBIT at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. History and Literacy Arts Building.

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

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. El Agua Es Vida: Acequias in New Mexico, maxwellmuseum.unm.edu. 277-4405, 277-1400. “Curanderismo: Healing & Ritual”. Healing and medicinal plants and herbs. 277-1400 for more info. maxwellmuseum.unm.edu

NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM All Fridays, Free admission, 5 – 8 p.m. May – October. www.newmexicohistory.org.

47 Stars, NM Centennial Exhibit
Pinhole Photography. www.nmhistorymuseum.org

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

Telling NM Stories, Then & Now.. Toys & Games: A New Mexico Childhood.

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 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 todce.unm.edu/osher for course descriptions.

New Mexico Historic Preservation Division, NM Cultural Affairs Dept. www.nmhistoricpreservation.org.

Placitas Public Library, 453 Hwy 165, 5 miles east of the I-25 exit. www.placitaslibrary.com, 867-3355.

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.

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

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE & HISTORYwww.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

WEBSITES OF NOTE

Celebrating New Mexico Statehood site, 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

1910 New Mexico Constitution 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

Compiled by Janet Saiers.- jsaiers@msn.com