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Additions and Subdivisions

Standard Sources

Standard Sources

A Brief Chronology: 1900-1909

1900

Population 6,326 (New Town only)

1900

Temple Albert dedicated at 7th and Gold 

1901

Public Library opens at Railroad Avenue [Central] and Edith Boulevard

1901

Governor Otero calls for Statehood Convention

1902

St. Joseph’s Hospital founded as a tuberculosis sanatorium

1902

Fred Harvey opens the Alvarado Hotel 

1903

President Theodore Roosevelt visits Albuquerque

1904

Albuquerque Traction Company brings electrified streetcar service to Albuquerque

1904

Champion Grocery and Meat Market established at 7th and Tijeras

1905

Territorial Assembly authorizes building of “El Camino Real”

1905

New First Methodist Church at 3rd and Lead dedicated

1905

First long distance telephone lines laid

1907

French Mortuary built at 5th and Central

1908

Albuquerque passes first traffic ordinances referring to automobiles

1908

Galles Motor Company established

1908

U.S. Post Office built at 4th and Gold

1908

Sixteenth National Irrigation Congress meets in Albuquerque

1908

Presbyterian Sanatorium founded

Early Albuquerque Newspapers

Early Albuquerque Newspapers

The Library of Congress' Chronicling America website has fully searchable digitized newspapers published in Albuquerque before 1923.  These papers include:

Albuquerque Citizen, 1907-1909

Albuquerque Daily Citizen, 1895-1903

Albuquerque Evening Citizen, 1905-1907

Albuquerque Weekly Citizen, 1891-19??

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1900-1909

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