AKCHO was established to encourage cooperation among historical organizations and to 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 to support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
THE HERITAGE ADVISOR
The newsletter of the Association of King County Historical Organizations
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Project Management for History Professionals
Washington State History Museum
This workshop offers 35 hours of formal project management training to history professionals. The training, which involves 24 hours of onsite workshop training plus 11 hours of follow-up live webinar training, qualifies professionals in the history field to sit for the project management certification exam through Project Management International (PMI). For more information, contact Steven Hoskins at email@example.com.
Heritage Barn Conference – Walla Walla
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
In partnership with the National Barn Alliance, the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is hosting this event, which will include educational sessions on issues related to barn preservation and optional tours of local barns. Visit www.wa-trust.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Ritzville Center for Historic Preservation Trades and Pioneer Masonry Restoration Company
Bob Mitchell is a nationally certified instructor with the International Masonry Institute (IMI) and is a past instructor at IMI’s Northwest Training Center. He has extensive experience in waterproofing systems and faÃ§ade
inspection. Read the rest of this article »
Nearby History Workshop – Research Your House or Favorite Building
Museum of History & Industry
5/15/10, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month with this Nearby History workshop, presented in partnership with Historic Seattle. A roster of local experts will introduce the skills needed to discover and document the history of your own home and/or neighborhood. Read the rest of this article »
Best Practices for Digital Collections Management and E-Commerce
Washington State Historical Society
Dealing with images, archives and other media in the Web 2.0 environment? Learn how to do basic scanning and organization of family photos, plus tips for storage and organizing on home computers for easy access and searching. Read the rest of this article »
Engage Families: Washington
Museum of History & Industry
5/19/10, 8:45 AM – 4 PM
The USS Constitution Museum and three local partners are excited to present free day-long, IMLS sponsored workshops for museum professionals that will explore how your museum can serve present and future family audiences. Read the rest of this article »
Seattle Genealogical Society Seminar
Swedish Cultural Center
5/22/10, 9 AM – 4 PM
Nationally known genealogist Elissa Scalise Powell of Pennsylvania will share her expertise with local family historians at a seminar set for Saturday, May 22, at the Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Avenue N, in Seattle. Read the rest of this article »
Pacific Northwest Labor History Association Conference
The 42nd annual Pacific Northwest Labor Association conference will be held at the University of Oregon-Portland campus from June 11 to 13. Conference theme is “The Union Makes Us Strong: Inspiration, Guidance, and Hope During Hard Times.” Read the rest of this article »
Training for Preservation Specialists
All kinds of training for preservation specialists is available this year, and the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation has compiled a big list of opportunities. Click here.
ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
Heritage Advisor is published 10 times a year by the Association of King County Historical Organizations as a service to members and those who support its mission. 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 email@example.com.
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.php.
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