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
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Advanced Section 106 Seminar
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
An in-depth look at consultation and resolving conflicts between development plans and historic preservation values under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. This seminar takes place in Seattle. More information at www.achp.gov/106advanced.html.
Care and Identification of Photographs
This 4-day workshop in Seattle is an introduction to the history, identification, and preservation of photographic materials. Participants will acquire hands-on identification skills and learn practical photograph preservation techniques. Knowledge about photographic processes is essential to their preservation and leads to a greater appreciation of the aesthetics and history of photographic prints. Read the rest of this article »
Instructional Workshop on Museum Registration
White River Valley Museum
This workshop is intended for heritage organization staff and volunteers who are involved in accepting and cataloguing new donations, and managing collections records. Read the rest of this article »
Summer School for Teachers
With the regular school year coming to an end, the HistoryLink Education Team has gathered summer school links for educators who are interested in earning clock hours or university credits through workshops and conferences offered by local historical organizations. Visit www.historylink.org/edu for more info. And don’t forget to visit www.historylink.org/bart to learn more about HistoryLink’s Magical History Tour.
Cool Coal Fun for Kids
The Black Diamond Historical Society has developed a Children Summer Fun Program: “What’s coal? Where does it come from?” It will be presented every Thursday in July and August, 10 – 11 AM, at the Black Diamond Depot Museum, 32627 Railroad Avenue. The program is free. Read the rest of this article »
Certificate in Genealogy and Family History
University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
Information meetings: 7/13 and 8/31
In this nine-month program, you will learn genealogical research techniques, including how to locate and interpret specific types of historical records, collect oral histories, use software and internet resources and more. Explore how to interpret your family history within a political, economic, and social context. Read the rest of this article »
Call for Papers on Race, Radicalism, Repression
In preparation for a conference that will be held next May 12-14 at the University of Washington, the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest and the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington invite panel and paper proposals on any aspect of race, radicalism, and repression within or somehow related to the Pacific Coast of North America, including linkages to peoples, ideas, and movements across the oceans and continents. Read the rest of this article »
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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