Museum’s oral historian to speak at library

Would you like to learn more about why oral history is important, and how it is gathered? Thomas Branigan Memorial Library invites you to participate in our “Cowboys and Cattle Drives” program at 2:00 PM on August 18th in the Roadrunner Room. Discover what oral history is, how the interviews are processed and used, and why oral history is such a critical part of the historical record. Presented by Donna Wojcik, the Oral Historian of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. Registration is not required.

For more information on the program you can contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005, Monday-Thursday 9 am – 8 pm and Friday-Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

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