THE ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
& THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NM
Encourage your participation in the following history opportunitie
*** ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM ***
Program always free & free parking south of the Albuquerque Museum
SEPTEMBER 20 , 2 pm, Albuquerque Museum in Old Town
SPEAKER: Josef Powdrell is a longtime local resident active in neighborhood, business, education, and civil rights efforts. He is a graduate of Albuquerque HS and UNM with an advanced degree from California State U. He helped begin the annual Juneteenth celebration and is past-president of the NAACP. He was honored by the UNM Alumni Association’s Black Chapter as a “Living Legend” in 2012. Active in the African American Cultural Center and Museum, Powdrell has researched the role of black athletes at NM’s colleges and universities.
SEPTEMBER 17-20, ALL TRAILS LEAD TO SANTA FE – THREE TRAILS CONFERENCE – El Camino Real, Old Spanish Trail, Santa Fe Trail –www.3TrailsConferenceSantaFe.
PRESENTERS NEEDED FOR THE APRIL 14-16, 2016 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NM ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN FARMINGTON, NM. More information at www.hsnm.org. Go to conference tab.
WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN CENTRAL, FREE, SATURDAYS 10 –11:30 am. Meet at 10 am at the corner of 1st & Central NW on the north side of Central. Tour goes to 8th and Central. Sponsored by the ABQ Historical Society & Historic ABQ, Inc. with support from the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund. www.albuqhistsoc.org.
FREE ADMISSION FOR NM RESIDENTS EVERY SUNDAY AT THE NM HISTORY MUSEUM IN SANTA FE, free admission for seniors every Wednesday.
SEPTEMBER 5, 10:30 am, free, 1st Saturday family program, VAMOS AL MUSEO, visit the art museum & enjoy hands-on art activities. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge SW. www.nhccnm.org
SEPTEMBER 5, free. Phillip Gonzales presents “La Politica-Stories of Politics and Nueva Mexicanos in the 19th Century. Part of the La Canoa Legacy Talks. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge SW. www.nhccnm.org
SEPTEMBER 5, 2 pm, free. RJ Mirabal signs his book and reads from Extreme Dust Storms May Exist (novel set in ABQ & the South Valley), Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Art. 251 Main St. at the water tower, 352-7720.
SEPTEMBER 5, 11 Am, free. Martin Aker speaks on “Using Great NM Pedigree Database”, www.hgrc-nm.org. Hispanic Genealogical Research Center, Special Collections Library at Edith & Central NE.
SEPTEMBER 5, 11-12:30 pm, free. Alameda: a Brief History with folklorist and environmental education Enrique lamadrid. He gives examples of cottonwood forests in Latin anmerica and Spain along with the Rio Grande Bosque. Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors NW, 897-8831. www.cabq.gov/openspace. Download Flyer.
SEPTEMBER 6, free admission first Sunday of the month at the NM Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW in ABQ.
SEPTEMBER 6, 9 am, free. Bosque Wild Guided nature Walk, Open space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors NW. 897-883
SEPTEMBER 8, 15, 22, & 29: 6 pm, fee. Dance classes, National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge SW. www.nhccnm.org
SEPTEMBER 9, 12 noon, free. Islands in the Sky, Photographers View of the Llano Estacado. Speaker is Bill Tydeman from Texas Tech University. Part of the Brainpower and Brownbag series, NM History Museum in Santa Fe, www.newmexicohistory.org.
SEPTEMBER 9, 11am-3pm, fee. Indian oven bread baking demo and Indian tacos. Maxwell Museum on campus of UNM. www.maxwellmuseum.unm.edu.
SEPTEMBER 10-20, NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR
SEPTEMBER 12, noon-7 pm, Salsa Fiesta, Old Town, entertainment, kids activities, tasting begins at 2:30 pm, www.ABQSalsaFiesta.com
SEPTEMBER 12 10:30 – 12 noon, free. The Irish of Albuquerque , presented by Ellen Dowling , Special Collections Branch, 423 Central NE, monthly series on People Create Cities. Explore how various ethnic and religious groups made history in Albuquerque and NM. abclibrary.org/
SEPTEMBER 12, 10:30am, free. the ABQ Genealogical society meets at Main Library with program on “Using Old Newspapers to bring your Family to Life,http://abqgen.swnet.com
SEPTEMBER 13 , 12 noon – 4pm, free. Quinceanera: Our Story, Our Future, Reception and family events to celebrate the Center’s 15th anniversary, National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge SW. www.nhccnm.org.SEPTEMBER 13, 2 pm, free for members, $5 guests. History of the Matachines Dance/San Lorenzo Day events presented by Joe Moreno. Sandoval County Historical Society in Bernalillo., www.
SEPTEMBER 16, 5:30 pm free, Richard Luarkie from Laguna Pueblo and Paul Torres from Isleta describe the long organizational Journey from the All-Indian Pueblo Council to the All Pueblo Council of Governors, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Coffee and Conversations Program
SEPTEMBER 17, 6pm, $15 for dinner. Must make reservation with Gloria Bullis at Gloria.firstname.lastname@example.org. Westerners Corral History Dinner club, speaker is Richard Ruddy, author of Edmund G. Ross Hotel Elegante, Menaul & University NE.
SEPTEMBER 17, free, 5-8 pm. Psychedelic Art-music, film screening. Museum of Albuquerque Third Thursday
SEPTEMBER 18 (repeats Oct. 23) $35, Saints & Sinners Tour of three historic Valencia County churches, lunch and wine tasting at the Camino Real Winery, Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts. 251 Main Street at the water tower, 352-7720.
SEPTEMBER 18, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Mexico at the Hour of Combat: Photos of the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1919. Maxwell Museum at UNM,www.maxwellmuseum.unm.edu.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2pm, free. Ray John de Aragon signs and speaks from his bookBilly the Kid Meets His Ghost, Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts. 251 Main Street at the water tower, 352-7720.15, 10:30 am-12 noon, free.
SEPTEMBER 19, 12 NOON, free. Real or Fake: Native American Jewelry Workshp , conducted by Ira Wilson, director of shumakolowa Store, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW, 843-7270, www.indianpueblo.org.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2 pm, free, The 100 Year History of the NAACP: Events that Changed Albuquerque. Speaker is Joe Powdrell, Sponsored by the Albuquerque Historical Society, Albuquerque Museum in Old Town. albuqhistsoc.org/
SEPTEMBER 20, 2 pm, free. Empire & Liberty: The Civil War in NM – Panel of NM Historians , NM History Museum, www.newmexicohistory.
Friends of Coronado Historic Site continue on break 771-9493 or www.kuaua.com, 867-5351. Coronado Historic Site also displays art created by students of Dorothy Dunn at the Santa Fe Indian school in the 1930s.
SEPTEMBER 24, 12 NOON, free. Book signing with poet Joy Harjo, gift shop of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW,www.indianpueblo.org. 724-
SEPTEMBER 24, 7 pm, free. Former State Historian Robert Torrez speaks about the Genizaros. Part of the series “Stories of the Middle Rio Grande”. Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. 314-0398.www.bernco.gov/openspace.
SEPTEMBER 25 & 26, 4 pm ticketed event. Globalquerque! Celebrate World Music and Culture on three stages. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge SW. www.nhccnm.org.
SEPTEMBER 26 , 2pm, free. Robert Torrez speaks about Land Grants of New Mexico. Placitas Library, 867-3355, www.placitaslibrary.
SEPTEMBER 26, free, all day. Open house for the Locomotive 2926 restoration project. Free music, hotdogs, tours. www.NMSLRHS.org. 1833 8th St. NW just south of I-40.
SEPTEMBER 26, 10am-12 noon, program about Lanzhou, China one of ABQ’s Sister Cities. Speaker is David His. Presented by the Chinese-American Citizens Alliance. North Domingo Baca Center, 7521 Carmel NE near Wyoming & Paseo del Norte.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2 pm, free. Documentary film about Pedro Guerrero, A Photographer’s Journey,discussion led by Kirk Gittings, part of Hispanic Heritage Month, NM History Museum in Santa Fe, www.newmexicohistory.org.
SEPTEMBER 26, 10:30 am, free. Henrietta Martinez Christmas speaks on The History of Sandoval County Through Genealogy, sponsored by the NM Gen. Society. Special Collections Library, 423 Central NE, 796-0376.
SEPTEMBER 26 & 27, free, 10am-4pm. Corrales Harvest Festival Weekend. Events at Casa San Ysidro and the Old Corrales Church.www.corraleshistory.org.
SEPTEMBER 27, 5-7 pm, free. Full Moon outdoor concert by Bonnie Schmader & Friends. Bring blanket and picnic supper. Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors NW.
SEPTEMBER 29, 6 pm, free. Gabriel Melendez, Professor of American Studies presents “Jose Escobar’s Progreso Literario of 1896: Can Nuevo Mexicanos write?”, Part of the La Canoa Legacy Talks. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge SW. www.nhccnm.org
SEPTEMBER, DANCES AT THE INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER, Fridays,2pm; SATURDAY & SUNDAYS, 11am & 2 pm.
UNM Continuing Education
Call 277-0077 to register and for more information 277-0563. 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.
******* UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES *********
No NM History classes scheduled for September.
*************** UNM CONTINUING ED TOURS *****************
SEPTEMBER 9, San Jose Badlands: Rainbow Route, $115
SEPTEMBER 12, Hiking Chaco Canyon: Uptown, $145
SEPTEMBER 17, Walk through Jewish Downtown Albuquerque, $55
SEPTEMBER 26, Huning’s Highland Walking Tour, $55
SEPTEMBER 27, Scenic Railrunner sketchbook Trip to Santa Fe, $85.
**************** OASIS PROGRAMS **********************
Call 884-4529 to register and for more information. Must be age 55 and up. Location at American Square Shopping Center, 3301 Menaul Blvd. NE, Suite 18 (near Menaul & Carlisle) www.oasisabq.org.
SEPTEMBER WALKING MONDAYS, 8:30-10 am, six sessions every Monday September 21-October 26, $18
SEPTEMBER WALKING WEDNESDAYS, 8:30-10am, six sessions every Wednesday Sept. 23-Ocober 28, $18
SEPTEMBER 23, 1-2:30PM, The Haunted KiMo Theater, $8
SEPTEMBER 25, 10:30-12 NOON, Get Ready for New Mexico’s Winter Birds, $8
SEPTEMBER 26, 9-2:30 P.M. $12 A Walk in the Wilderness (hike 4-5 miles in the Sandia Wilderness) $12
SEPTEMBER 29, 10:30-12 NOON, A Stroll through Old Town, $12
SEPTEMBER 29, 1-2:30 pm, Capturing the Spirit of Place: Artists of the Southwest, $8
**********************OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING**********************
$20 Annual Registration Fee. Each class has a fee. Many more classes in the catalog. Call 277-0077 to register or on line at ce.unm.edu/Osher.
SEPTEMBER 4, Anthropological Genetic History: the Visigoths Connection to NM Families, Part II, $20
SEPTEMBER 9, Geologyy of the Albuquerque and the Sandia Mountains, $39
SEPTEMBER 16, NM Jewish Pioneers, $20
SEPTEMBER 18, Fred Harvey, Erna Fegusson, and New Mexico Tourism, $20
SEPTEMBER 28, Anthropological Genetic History: The Franks Connection to New Mexican Families, $20
“ONLY IN ALBUQUERQUE”
Come learn the story of Albuquerque in four separately themed galleries: Innovative, Resourceful, Spirited, Courageous.
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.
NEW MEXICO DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS Over 200,000 pages of historical state newspapers have been digitized and may be viewed. http://elibrary.unm.
anapachecosantafe.com website about NM history & culture.
Unser Racing Museum www.unserracingmuseum.
El Camino Real International Heritage Center (south of Socorro)www.
NM Veterans Memorial (Albuquerque) www.
1100 Lousiana 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 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/
NM Genealogical Society, Main Library, nmgs.org/index.php.
NAMED TO NATIONAL PARK SERVICE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW. www.gutierrezhubbelhouse.org, 244-0507. Free tours Tuesday – Saturday 10am-2pm.
**************** MUSEUM EXHIBITS *******************
Only in Albuquerque, Under the Influence: Psychedelic Art, www.cabq.gov/museum.
Belen Harvey House, Mi Familia, The People of Belen. Historic photographs, artifacts. 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 liefetime friendships. www.indianpueblo.
National Hispanic Cultural Center Our Penitente Land: the DeAragon/Calles Collection National Hispanic Cultural Center. History and Literacy Arts Building.
Santa Fe Museum of Indian Arts Exhibit–Turquoise Water Sky: the stone and its Meaning.www.
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
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts, Billy the Kid
MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE
NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM
Fading Memories: Echos of the Civil War; Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World. The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy. 47 Stars, NM Centennial Exhibit Pinhole Photography. www.nmhistorymuseum.org Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time. Archaeological evidence and historic documents of old Santa Fe. Telling NM Stories, Then & Now, Toys & Games: A New Mexico Childhood.
APRIL 13-OCTOBER 17, 10:15-12:15, $10. Walking tours of the Santa Fe Plaza. www.newmexicohistory.
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 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 Historic Preservation Division, NM Cultural Affairs Dept. www.
Placitas Public Library, 453 Hy 165, 5 miles east of the I-25 exit. www.placitaslibrary.com, 867-3355.
INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER – ALL OF SEPTEMBER, NATIVE DANCES EVERY FRIDAY, 2PM; SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT 11AM & 12 Noon
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.
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.
VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER to see AUGUST 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
WEBSITES OF NOTE
Celebrating New Mexico Statehood site, nmstatehood.
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.
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.
- 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.- email@example.com