WSMR Museum Attends Border Regional Archives Group (BRAG)’s 2020 Virtual Archives Bazaar

The Border Regional Archive’s Group (BRAG) held their annual Archives Bazaar on Thursday, 29 October 2020 from 1100 to 1615. Due to the ongoing Covid situation, the Bazaar was held in a virtual setting as a Zoom meeting and Facebook live stream. In addition to the WSMR Museum Archives, the following institutions were also in attendance as presenters with the following topics:

Sources on Women’s Rights in the UTEP Library
Abbie Weiser, University of Texas at El Paso Library’s Special Collections

Panoramic Photography
Elizabeth Villa, New Mexico State University Library Archives & Special Collections

Overview of Archival Collections at WSMR
Jenn Jett, White Sands Missile Range Museum

Virtual Tour of Historic Railroad Sites and Architecture In and Around Downtown El Paso
Prince McKenzie, Railroad and Transportation Museum of El Paso

Mexican Broadsides from Cd. Juarez
Dennis Daily, New Mexico State University Library Archives & Special Collections

Menu and Cookbook Collections at UTEP Special Collections
Claudia Rivers, University of Texas at El Paso Library Special Collections

Behind the Scenes at NMSU Special Collections
Dylan McDonald, New Mexico State University Library Archives & Special Collections

Archival Resources of the Dona Ana County Clerk’s Office
Angelica Valenzuela, Dona Ana County Clerk and Recorder’s Office

The Journal of Astronaut Gordo Cooper
Sue Taylor, New Mexico Museum of Space History

Tiny Books
Regina Bouley Sweeten, Eastern New Mexico University Golden Library;
Claudia Rivers, University of Texas at El Paso Library Special Collections

Photography Talk
David Flores, University of Texas at El Paso Library Special Collections

Bringing Local History to Life Through Mandy the Mule
Claudia Ramirez, El Paso Public Library Border Heritage Center

Sharing Favorite Items from Our Collections with Discussion and Q&A
Border Regional Archives Group Members

For more information on the Border Regional Archives Group, please visit their Facebook page.

You can watch the recording of the Bazaar below. This video comes with embedded captions. You can find the audio transcript and text chat transcript using the files below the video.

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