Theodore Roosevelt visits the Alvarado Hotel in Albuquerque during his 1912 Presidential Campaign
In his campaign for President of the United States in 1912, Teddy Roosevelt came to the new 47th state, New Mexico. The main hub was the Alvarado Hotel in Albuquerque.
Upcoming Lectures & Book Signing Events...
International Historical Happenings from the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's
in Albuquerque, NM USA that you didn't know about!
Saturday, July 15
1:30 - 4 pm
Treasure House Books
Old Town Plaza, Albuquerque
Saturday, August 26
1100 S 2nd St
Rail Yards, Albuquerque
More copies of Ronn Perea's novels available at Treasure House Books in Old Town Albuquerque
Stop in or call for pick-up to get your novels so you can give the gift of historical edutainment this holiday season!
2012 S Plaza St NW A, Albuquerque
2nd Edition of Ronn Perea's first novel, now called
How I Got My Kicks on Route 66
Elsie and Elsa: Historical Fiction by Ronn Perea
Author - Historian - Public Speaker
Author, Ronn Perea's Historical Fiction "Elsie and Elsa" is for Southwest History Buffs who enjoy tales about Extraterrestrials, Entertainment and Espionage in the Land of Enchantment...
Who would have ever thought two ordinary Albuquerque girls turned Rosie the Riveters, Elsie and Elsa, could have so much international history happen all around them in the great American Southwest and not even be aware of it!
Ronn Perea, also known as the Godfather of New Mexico Comedy, is celebrating his 37th anniversary in the Comedy Club business! Ronn has been a proud member of the Southwest Writer's Club for decades. Ronn is also a Public Speaker about the History of New Mexico. He is currently promoting his new historical fiction novel: Elsie & Elsa!
History of New Mexico: Enjoy a Walk Through History with Ronn Perea...
The Day the Russians Stole the Atomic Bomb Secrets - Spy House Albuquerque
June 2, 1945: David Greenglass met with Harold Gold, a Russian courier, to exchange the atomic bomb secrets at 209 N High St in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Click the link below to get the minute by minute account of the event from Author and Historian, Ronn Perea...
Kirk Douglas shot favorite movie Lonely are the Brave in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Kirk Douglas made 90 films. He reminisced that his favorite movie of all of them was the contemporary cowboy and his horse opera called LONELY ARE THE BRAVE.The film company called its headquarters the Western Skies Hotel...
Elsie and Elsa
Electronic ISBN: 978-1-62815-743-7
Print Book ISBN: 978-1-62815-744-4
1943 - 1975
During the mid-20th Century, many historical events occurred in the American Sou
thwest that shaped the lives of many families. This story brings to light those events and the people that changed the course of history.
We will visit the WWII secret prisoner of war camps plus inside scenes from the Santa Fe American Japanese Internment Camp and its secret allies.
Then, there's the atomic bomb espionage, the embryonic birth of technology, the Pope, the President, movie stars, celebrities and a future rock-n-roll sex god.
As this story takes place a life shaping relationship will grow between two high school girls Elsie and Elsa.
You will want to pass this book on to your next generation...
244 pages of history you did not know!
If you buy Elsie and Elsa here, Ronn will personally autograph it and send it to you.
Very good book. Took me a couple of chapters to get into it, but once I did, I couldn't put it down. Highly recommend the book.
Nancy Williams Laird
HOW I GOT MY KICKS ON ROUTE 66
Comedy club producer Ronn Greco takes his show on the road over America's Mother Road, Route 66, revealing the behind-the-scenes secrets of the comedy club industry during its heyday. Greco creates comedy club stages where once there were none and fills the American Southwest with laughs. He finally dips his toes into the Pacific. Along the way and through the years we witness the tragedies and glories, romances and passions, and the business and adventures of comics as they come in and out of their producers life.
The Email Tango
Musical Cabaret producer, Peter Arias, bachelor days are over. He wants to get married and, having inherited dancing genes from his mom and pop, he figures a good place to meet women is at dance clubs where he unexpectedly becomes seduced by the 'Tango.' But, after a misadventure with a local lady, he gets drawn into the addiction and allure of pursuing romance with women of the world. He communicates with them via the new method called email and travels far and wide in search of his permanent tango partner.