Saturday May 23, 2015
Cost:FREE, registration required
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A documentary film by Katrina Parks, followed by a Q&A with Dean Staley of KRQE TV.
Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 1:30pm
You're invited to the KiMo Theatre for the Albuquerque screening of The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound
A documentary film by Katrina Parks
From the late 1800s through the 1960s, 100,000 pioneering young women became a fascinating part of New Mexico and local history, serving as waitresses at Albuquerque's famous Alvarado Hotel, La Castaneda in Las Vegas, La Posada in Winslow, AZ and dozens more Harvey House restaurants along the Santa Fe Railroad From Chicago to California.
A Q & A session with emcee Dean Staley, KRQE TV, will follow the film. Panelists will include: film maker Katrina Parks; Meredith Davidson, Curator at the NM History Museum; Richard Melzer, Professor of History, UNM-Valencia and Carolyn Meyer, author of Diary of a Waitress: The Not-So-Glamorous Life of a Harvey Girl.
1:30pm Doors Open
2:00pm Receptions and exhibits in the Lobby
2:30pm Doors open to Theatre
4pm Q & A
Admission is Free: Registration Required.