Promote an interest in and the study of the lives, times, cultures, traditions, ancestries, and histories of the peoples who emigrated to New Spain and Mexico.
Maintain a constant solicitation of materials pertinent to the study of these peoples.
Educate in the research and documentation of historical and genealogical research, and encourage concise and factual research.
Encourage individual and community involvement in educating the public about the authentic history and heritage of these peoples by:
Encourage fellowship and study among its members and other groups and individuals with like objectives.
Maintain a constant recruitment of members.
OLTHLRC is a non profit organization. Its success depends upon the many volunteers who donate their time and effort to further the group's goals and objectives. It offers many committee positions, offices, and other opportunities. Members are encouraged to volunteer.
Monthly Meetings at the Denver Public Library
OLTHRC hosts monthly research meetings at the Denver Public Library on the second Saturday of each month, except in August (summer pinic) and December (winter party). The meetings usually convene in the Mountain Division Room on the 5th floor in the Western History and Genealogy Department.
Experienced genealogy researchers are on hand to assist participants in using the various DPL resource and helping explore options and sources for conducting family research. They can also assist inlocating copies of primary records.
Mark Leyba, President
Michael Turner, Vice President
Margaret Turner, Treasurer
Diane Broda, Secretary
Lori Leyba, Fundraising
José Esquibel, Co-Editor
Catherine Aragon, Immediate Past President and Co-Editor