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4th Annual Canadian-American Archives Conference – Archival Literacy and User Education
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Western Washington University
Date: 2/24/2017

Western Washington University’s student Society of American Archivists chapter is hosting the 4th Annual Canadian-American Archives Conference on February 24 from 10 AM – 2 PM on the WWU campus.

This year’s theme is Archival Literacy and User Education and speakers include Scott Cline (former Archivist for the City of Seattle and University of Washington iSchool lecturer), Tom Nesmith (University of Manitoba), Shelley Sweeney (Archivist for the University of Manitoba) and Richard Pearce-Moses (former SAA President and WWU lecturer). (more…)

 

Irish and Scots-Irish genealogy seminar
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The Ulster Historical Foundation is a long established research and publishing agency based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, which uses its knowledge to help those looking for their Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors. Many people believe that researching Irish ancestors is impossible because of the destruction of the Public Record Office in 1922. While many records were destroyed, others survived and large collections have come online in recent years. (more…)

 

A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History
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Real estate office, Kenmore, Washington, circa 1930 – Photo credit: Kenmore Heritage Society / Doris Clements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kenmore City Hall AOK Gallery
Now through 3/9/2017

Come enjoy this celebration of Kenmore’s history any time during regular business hours at Kenmore City Hall through March 9. A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History,” running through March 9 at the AOK Gallery at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Avenue NE, Kenmore. These photos also appear in the city history book, Kenmore by the Lake. (more…)

 

We Are History Keepers workshop
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Ethnic Heritage Council
Date: 3/11/2017, 10 AM – 2:30 PM

The We Are History Keepers workshop will be presented by the Ethnic Heritage Council with UW Libraries Distinctive Collections, and held at the  Ethiopian Community Center, 8323 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle. There is free parking in the Community Center lot.

Sessions will be led by UW Libraries archivists and librarians who have specialized documentation skills and knowledge of the historic ethnic communities of the Pacific Northwest region. (more…)

 

There may be hope for Woodinville school’s third act
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On Tuesday, February 7, the Woodinville City Council unanimously approved a contract with Leland Consulting Group to create a scope of work and development strategy for the three-and-a-half acre Woodinville Civic Campus. Phyllis Keller of the Woodinville Heritage Society reports that the City Council received many e-mails and letters in support of approving the contract. (more…)

 


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AKCHO was established in 1977 to encourage cooperation among historical organizations; promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve; and support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.

The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to heritageadvisor@akcho.org.

AKCHO welcomes new members year round. Individual memberships are $15. Organization memberships are $35. Join more than 150 individuals and organizations supporting heritage work and historic preservation in King County. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.akcho.org/members.


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