The Albuquerque Main Library
501 Copper SW
Albuquerque, New Mexico
(on the northwest corner of 5th and Copper)
Saturday, March 16, 201310:30 AM – Noon
Please note that our programs are at a new location this year!
The New Mexico Genealogical Society
Family Historian and Photo Essayist
Historical Family Images and Artifacts:
A creative approach to visualizing
and narrating your family history and genealogy
In the first part of his presentation, Andrés Armijo will interpret historic family photographs and artifacts, and demonstrate how to draw on them to broaden your family history while keeping, and using your genealogical research as a foundation. He will present selections from his family history narrative demonstrating creative and informative approaches. In the second part of his presentation, he will facilitate a mini-workshop in which you the participant will use your personal family photographs, artifacts, oral histories and genealogy to create a photo essay about your family. Bring your photos, small artifacts, genealogy charts and other family information.Andrés Armijo is the author of Becoming a Part of My History and So that it may be validated: Family History in the Rio Abajo. He holds a Master’s degree in Southwest Hispanic Studies and a BA in Spanish with a minor in Flamenco Dance. He maintains a blog at http://Highnoonarmijo.blogspot.com. This year he became a member of the New Mexico Genealogical Society Board.
For more information about our programs, check out the New Mexico Genealogical Society’s website at www.nmgs.org.
This program is free and open to the public.