Thursday Nov 29, 2012
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Lecture with Dr. David Kammer, an architectural and cultural historian, and his wife, Dr. Jeanne Whitehouse-Peterson. Â Part of the New Mexico Centennial Speaker and Living History Series.
They will illustrate with historic photos and postcards of the coming of the Santa Fe railroad in the 1880's, the boom of the health sanatoriums in the early 1900's, the building of Route 66 through Albuquerque, and Mayor Clyde Tingley and his urban boosterism. He will explain how Albuquerque has evolved from a small village at Old Town to a sunbelt metropolis of 800,000 people. Admission is free. Register by calling the KiMo Theatre Ticket Office 505-768-3544 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org Space is available first to school groups (including home schools)