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Lectures are Free, but also please join us for a gala Fred Harvey Food Happening Friday evening to benefit the NMHM
Friday – Santa Fe
1:00pm-1:30pm – Welcome
Meredith Davidson, curator of 19th & 20th Century Southwest Collections, New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors
1:30pm-2:30pm An Exclusive Progress Report on the Castaneda Hotel Renovation in Las Vagas, NM!: featuring Allan Affeldt – owner of Castaneda, Plaza and La Posada in Winslow, along with Matt DiGregory of Range Cafe, Standard Diner and Freighthouse, who will be running the food & beverage at Castaneda & Plaza Hotels’. Construction is finally under way in the most exciiting new project in the Fred Harvey/Mary Colter/ATSF world! Come hear and see how it is going (and when you can stay there!)
2:30-3:15 pm “Deep Inside the Harvey Biz Archive” Dr. Jere Krakow, former Head of Trails for NPS, tells the amazing story of how the Fred Harvey company business archive was rescued in California in the 1980s–and what we can learn from it today!
3:15 pm-4:30pm – Harvey Health and Hospitality: How Health Tourism, and my Family’s Own Health, Impacted the Harvey/ATSF Story
Descendent of the original Fred Harvey explores family history.
La Fonda on the Plaza
A Fred Harvey Food Happening
A ticketed fundraiser benefiting the New Mexico History Museum’s exhibitions and programs.
Registration for the dinner here: https://
(Please note, registering for the dinner does not secure you a seat at the talks and registering for the talks does not secure you a ticket for the dinner. You must register on both sites if you’d like to attend both aspects of the weekend)
Saturday – Santa Fe
11:00am-12:00pm – The Harvey Company’s Other Art Obsession
Curator of Spanish Colonial Art and History at the Museum of International Folk Art introduces us to the Fred Harvey Fine Arts Collection held at the Folk Art Museum.
1:00pm-2:00pm – La Fonda: Then and Now
In 2017 La Fonda on the Plaza published a book looking into the history of the hotel. Join us for a panel discussion with the contributors, the graphic designer, and Jennifer Kimball, co-owner of La Fonda on the Plaza
2:00pm-3:00pm – A Buyer’s Story
Ogg invites us into the world of Fred Harvey retail. The retail manager for Fred Harvey under control of Amfac from 1973-1998, Ogg secured Native American related merchandise for the company..
3:00pm-4:00pm – My Day with Mary Colter’s Collection, and other tales of the future of the past of Fred Harvey
Sunday – Las Vegas
10:00am- 1:00 pm Southwest Detours and the Las Vegas Harvey Girls tours at the Montezuma Castle . All proceeds collected will be donated to the UWCUSA. No tours at Castaneda Hotel because of renovations. To register for a tour contact Kathy Hendrickson at: www.southwestdetours.com
2:00pm tentative – A screening of The Harvey Girls with Judy Garland at The Indigo Theater on Bridge St.