Early San Diego Regional History Conference

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11/06/2010 - 7:55pm

Early San Diego Regional History Conference
Mark your calendars for November 6, 2010

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Old Town Cultural and Historical Program Campus
3939 Conde Street, San Diego. CA 92110
Brought to you by the Early San Diego Regional History Collaborative, the SDUSD Old Town Program, and local historical parks.
Come discover San Diego’s lost history & local gems.
This year’s conference theme
El Pueblo Perdido: The Lost Heritage of Early San Diego
Focusing on 1769-1848 and beyond
For more information call Angela @ 619-423-7248 or email Karla @ kshiminski@sandi.net
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Fascinating histories from historians, archeologists, park rangers; theater, music, horses and vaqueros, sessions for children and adults.
Early San Diego Regional History Conference
November 6, 2010
Conference at a Glance
8:00 am Registration—Pick up conference materials and select concurrent sessions
8:30 am Keynote Address—Dr. Reymundo Marin, Founder/ President Emeritus, InterAmerican College
9:30 am Concurrent Sessions I
10:30 am BREAK
10:45 am Concurrent Sessions II
12:00 pm Lunch: Exhibits, Opportunity Drawings, Shopping
1:30 pm Concurrent Sessions III
2:45 pm Concluding General Session (Grupo Folklorico de Chula Vista dance troupe)
3:30 pm Procession to Old Town State Historical Park (Candle-lit procession a short walk to OTSHP plaza)

Concurrent Sessions as of September 15, 2010
1. The Lost History: El Pueblo Perdido – Dr. Jack Williams (Audience—Adults)
2. Clues of Cultural Change in Mission Trails - A comparison of Early Kumeyaay and Spanish Lifestyles – Nancy Clement, Mission Trails Regional Park (Audience—Adults)
3. Archives for San Diego's Mexican and Chicano History – Dr. Richard Griswold (Audience—Adults)
4. Women who founded San Diego – Dr. Susan Gonda, Women’s History Museum historian (Adults)
5. Descendants Panel – Old Town San Diego descendants Victor Contreras, Abel Silvas, Georgia Callian, Corey Braun
6. Californio Vaqueros – Joe Vasquez, Alfredo Viruegas, David La Torre, plus horses Atlas and Apache (All ages)
7. The Families of the Old Town Adobes – John Clements (Audience—Adults)
8. San Diego’s History: Finding Ourselves in the Region’s Timeline – Sally Fox and Maria Elena Acosta (All ages)
9. History for Kids – Karla Shiminiski & SDUSD Old Town School Program staff (All ages)
10. The Kumeyaay’s History: 1769 to 1848 – Stanley Rodriguez, Kumeyaay Community College. (All ages)
11. Native Plants: How the Kumeyaay used native plants – Stanley Rodriguez, Kumeyaay Community College. (Adults)
12. POSTER Session: San Diego and Spanish Support of the American Revolution – Benita Gray, Descendant (All ages)
13. Crafty Ladies of Old Town – Arts & Craft with Old Town State Historical Park volunteers (make dolls, flowers, plus)
14. Cabrillo’s People (Life on the 1540’s land & seas) – Rick Jenkins & Emily Floyd, Cabrillo National Monument (All ages)
15. Teaching History to 21st Century Students – Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of Social Studies (Audience—Teachers)
16. How Mexican Independence affected San Diego – Victor Walsh and Joe Vasquez, Old Town State Historical Park (Adults)
17. La independencia de México y la vida de Mujeres en la region de San Diego – Cristina Treviño Urquijo, Queretaro, México.
18. Historical Films: Prof. Rita Sanchez will introduce the films, answer questions, and facilitate discussions.
a. San Diego's DNA (KPBS film on San Diego history—30 minutes)
b. Recuerdos de mi pueblo: Old Town Remembered (Old Town Descendants)
c. Lalo Guerrero the Original Chicano (80 min. Excellent introduction to the musician named a National Folk Treasure by the Smithsonian Institution)
d. In Search of Cabrillo (Cabrillo National Monument film)