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Fri November 18, 2011
Interview with Beth O'Leary, Anthropology Professor and Treasurer of the Phillips Chapel Restoration
By Carrie Hamblen
November 19th, 2011 – On the program, we begin a series of interview about the Phillips CME Chapel in Las Cruces. This week, Dr. Beth O'leary, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at NMSU and Treasurer of the Phillips Chapel Restoration, talks about the history and significance of the oldest African American chapel in Las Cruces. She spoke about the challenges of restoring a 100 year old adobe church and what it means to our town.