AHS 2018-2019 Programs


Imagine a City That Remembers, The Albuquerque Rephotography Project

Cover of Imagine a City that Remembers On Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2 pm, speakers Anthony Anella and Mark C. Childs, will speak from their book Imagine a City That Remembers, The Albuquerque Rephotography Project which grew out of a series of articles and photographs published in the Albuquerque Tribune in 1998 and 1999. The book revists
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Albuquerque’s Modernist Architecture

Albuquerque Civic Auditorium On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 2 pm, speaker Thea Haver, founder of a new local organization Modern Albuquerque LLC, will describe aspects of Albuquerque’s modernist architecture and mid-century culture. She will also describe how Modern Albuquerque LLC conducts its research, why Albuquerque’s recent past matters, and where the organization
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Lest We Forget, New Mexico and World War I

Book Cover - Lest We Forget: World War I and New Mexico. On Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 2 pm, award winning author & historian Dr. David Holtby will speak on his newly published book, Lest We Forget: World War I and New Mexico. New Mexico had only been a state for five years when American entered the first World War in 1917.
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Significant Personalities in Albuquerque History

Photo of Don Bullis On Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2 pm, award winning author & historian Don Bullis will speak on significant personalities in Albuquerque history. Come hear about numerous historical figures and personalities in Albuquerque going back over the last 150 plus years. This includes artists, athletes, physicians, explorers, educators, journalists, writers, politicians
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New Mexico’s Historic Markers – Women Marked for History

Cover of the book Women Marked for History On Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2 pm, author Rosanne Archuletta will discuss the wooden New Mexico roadside markers which have been part of NM for over 70 years. In recent years markers were added to honor New Mexico women who contributed to the people and communities of our state.
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History of Albuquerque’s North Valley

Cover of Albuquerques North Valley - Los Griegos & Los Candelarias On Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm, author Francelle Alexander will present an overview of the North Valley through the centuries, beginning with the traditional life of the Hispanic villages established in the 1700s and continue today as both cultural and geographical locations. A book signing will follow the presentation.
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For Better and For Worse: A look at the Early Presidents of UNM

Photo of Zimmerman at desk On Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Portia Vescio, University Archivist at UNM, will provide a lively and entertaining discussion of the early UNM presidents. Have you ever wondered what happened in the early years of UNM history? You may be surprised to hear that there was a lot of
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Rudolfo Anaya and Albuquerque

Photo of Rudolfo Anaya On Sunday, August 19th at 2:00 pm, AHS member Dr. Dianne Layden will talk about the author Rudolfo Anaya, the namesake of the North Valley library and his impact on Albuquerque. In March 2018, the North Valley Library on North 4th Street was renamed the Rudolfo Anaya North Valley Library.
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Japanese Submarine Visits Albuquerque

Photo of Captured Sub in Downtown Albuquerque On Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 2:00 pm, Dick Brown, a Navy submarine veteran, will use photographs and news clippings to tell the story of the Japanese mini-sub that was captured the day after Pearl Harbor attack. That submarine toured New Mexico between January 7-18, 1943. HA-19, a Japanese Midget
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Space Pioneers of Albuquerque

Cover of Space Pioneers: In Their Own Words On Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm, enjoy a tour through time as author Loretta Hall describes crucial contributions to space travel made by scientists, engineers, and assorted adventurers from Albuquerque. This presentation will be based on oral history interview excerpts included in her book “Space Pioneers: In Their Own
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Downtown Neighborhoods Association 2018 Historic Home Tour

Photo of house in Downtown Neighborhood Association There will not be a May 2018 presentation by the Albuquerque Historical Society. Instead, enjoy the Downtown Neighborhood Association biennial Mother’s Day Historic Home Tour, “Living landmarks, A Taste of Albuquerque”, Sunday, May 13, 2018, 11:00am – 3:00pm. The Downtown Neighborhoods (west of downtown between Central and Mountain Rd) is comprised
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