Albuquerque in Bernalillo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
La Doctora María Dolores Gonzáles
Dr. Gonzales was a pioneer in bilingual and bicultural education. She developed educational materials for students in New Mexico and Latin America and trained teachers in the curriculum. Born in Pecos, “Lola” taught in the area for many years and at the University of New Mexico. She held a master's degree from Columbia University and a doctorate from Pennsylvania State University. Dolores Gonzáles Elementary School in Albuquerque is named in her honor.
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Location. 35° 4.631′ N, 106° 39.581′ W. Marker is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Street SW and Touch for map. Marker is at Dolores Gonzales Elementary School on the Southeast corner at Atlantic Ave SW and 10 St. SW. Marker is in this post office area: Albuquerque NM 87102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harvey Girls / Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, 1869 - 1958 (approx. ¾ mile away); Albuquerque Electric Streetcar System (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hotel Alvarado (approx. 0.8 miles away); Graciela Olivárez (approx. 0.9 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Town History (approx. 1.4 miles away); Casa de Armijo (approx. 1.4 miles away); Founding Women of Albuquerque (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albuquerque.
Categories. • Education • Hispanic Americans • Notable Persons •
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