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Oral History Projects

Oral History Projects from Albuquerque Museum

Albuquerque Museum Oral History Projects

Kathleen Schwartzman

October 7, 2019
This interview discusses Kathleen Schwartzman’s time with the Albuquerque Museum in its early years and her leadership in getting a bond passed to build the new museum near Old Town. It also discusses her time with the Cultural Services Department and the KiMo Theater.

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Bernie Butterfield

July 26, 2019
This interview talks about Bernie Butterfield and his store, Butterfield Jewelers, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He discusses the history of his business and his experience during the Roosevelt Park Riot of 1971. He also discusses the impact of the riot and later Central Avenue developments on his business.

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Charles Aguilar

February 10, 2003
This interview begins with the subject talking about his knowledge of and involvement in the Matachines dances done in the Town of Bernalillo, New Mexico. Mr. Aguilar also talks about his long involvement with Bernalillo Public Schools and the local government.

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