Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Ms. Brenda Ballou Dabney
Email bhdabney@yahoo.com
Office Phone 505/836-3627
Address 1427 Summer Breeze Dr. NW
Albuquerque, NM  87120
US
Biographical Info Brenda Ballou Dabney, a third generation native of Albuquerque, has been involved in several local historical and oral history projects focusing on her own early family history, and the histories of other early families, churches, clubs and organizations. She is currently working on the expansion of the "New Mexico Legacy: Visible, Vital and Valuable" exhibit as well as the establishment of an African American Museum in Albuquerque.
Program Title NEW MEXICO'S AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEGACY: VISIBLE, VITAL, VALUABLE
 
Program Description This is a presentation on the African-American presence in New Mexico from 1870-1930. This talk revolves around four themes: original families, social organizations, entrepreneurship and patterns of segregation and integration. The presentation and discussion are enhanced by oral histories as told by descendants of early African-American settlers. Also included are photographs, documents and books.
Series New Mexico History and Cultures
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
Seeking to understand
who we are,
who we were
and who we aspire to be.

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