Mirrors of Ourselves, Border Archives Bazaar

Our lives and our communities are reflected in the documents, photographs, maps, and other items we create. Archives, museums, libraries, and other organizations preserve these treasures for study and enjoyment.

The Border Archives Bazaar Bazaar will be held on September 28, 2019, 10am-4pm, at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces, NM and will feature displays with original items, talks about our region’s unique past, vintage films, and more. Free admission and parking.

Come reflect on our shared history, view evidence of the past, and see yourself in these unique and rare items. Archives are mirrors of ourselves.

For more information, please call Dennis Daily (575) 646-4756 or Abbie Weiser (915) 747-6839.

Presentation Schedule

10:20-10:30am, Dylan McDonald, NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections
Welcome

10:30-11am, C.J. Alvarez
Border Land, Border Water: A History of Construction on the US-Mexico Divide

11:10am-11:40pm, Janine Young
Researching Women Suffragists in the Archives: Challenges and Rewards from the El Paso Experience

11:50am-12:50pm, Film
La Venganza de Pancho Villa

1-1:30pm, Rick Hendricks
El Paso del Norte’s Catholic Clergy in the Durango Cathedral Archives

1:40-2:10pm, Julia Smith
The Devil’s Mistress and the Birth of the Acid Western in Las Cruces

2:10-3:20, Film
The Devil’s Mistress

3:30–4pm, Jeff Shepherd
Wendell Chino, the Mescalero Nation, and Native American Activism after World War II


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