2021 Border Archives Bazaar

2021 Virtual Border Archives Bazaar

Join discussions about archives, history, and cultural heritage with a focus on the New Mexico-Texas-Chihuahua borderlands region, take virtual tours of local repositories, and ask questions of archival experts. The event will be held virtually through Zoom.
Date: Thursday, October 14th
Time: Noon – 4:00 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time)
Register via Zoom: https://nmsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwof-CuqzIiE9AJG8wqr0fOHsyS3Wki0GFJ
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Noon-12:10 – Welcome and introduction, Border Regional Archives Group members

12:10-12:25Update on the New Archival Research Center at WSMR, Jenn Jett, White Sands Missile Range Museum

12:25-1:10Philanthropic Works in Women’s Clubs

1:10-1:15 – Break

1:15-1:30A Tour of Collections at the Centennial Museum, Samantha Winer, The Centennial Museum at University of Texas at El Paso

1:30-1:45When Your Public Archive Contains Classified Documents – What do you do?, Sue Taylor, New Mexico Museum of Space History

1:45-2:00Making it Reel – Digitizing Audio for Access and Preservation, David Flores, University of Texas at El Paso Library Special Collections

2:00-2:05 – Break

2:05-2:20Some Archives Concerning the Relocation of Mexican American U.S. Citizens Following the Chamizal Treaty of 1963, Mark A. Calamia, Chamizal National Memorial (National Park Service)

2:20-2:35Ghost of Mt. Cristo Rey, Javier Segovia, University of Texas at El Paso/Tom Lea Institute

2:35-2:50The Slater Collections of UTEP: New uses for the botany archives of Elsie Slater, Vicky Zhuang, UTEP Biodiversity Collections

2:50-2:55 – Break

2:55-3:10Oral History Collections, Donna Wojcik, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

3:10-3:25The El Paso Women’s History Coloring Book: Community Engagement through Art and Archives, Abbie Weiser, University of Texas at El Paso Library Special Collections

3:25-3:40Collaboration and Creation of the “Place and Replace” Photographic Exhibition, Dylan McDonald & Jennifer Olguin, New Mexico State University Library Archives & Special Collections

3:40- 4:00 – Wrap-Up Discussion and Q&A, Border Regional Archives Group members

Please contact Abbie Weiser (ahweiser@utep.edu) or Dennis Daily (ddaily@nmsu.edu) with any questions.

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