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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Basics of Archives Workshop
Washington State Historical Records Advisory Board
10/14/2010, 9 AM – 4 PM (register by 10/8)
This free workshop will take place at the National Archives Pacific-Alaska Region, 6125 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.Â For more information contact Mark Vessey, Heritage Resource Center, 360-586-0219 or email@example.com.
Nearby History Workshop – Digging Deeper: Doing Archival Research
Museum of History & Industry
10/23/2010, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
If you’re interested in the intricacies of in-depth research and the many locations where you can find troves of information, join MOHAI staff, expert archivists and local librarians as they share facts, tips, and a wealth of experience.Â Read the rest of this article »
On the Move – Roads, Rails, Ships and Trails
Seattle Genealogical Society Fall Seminar
10/23/2010, 9 AM – 4 PM (register by 10/15)
The Seattle Genealogical Society’s Fall Seminar will be at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard, 3014 Northwest 67th Street. It will feature programs by local speakers with an emphasis on 18th and 19th century westward migration. Read the rest of this article »
Basics of Historical Research
Washington State Archives
10/30/2010, 9 AM – 12:30 PM
A practical overview for students, teachers, local heritage volunteers and family researchers.Â Learn the basic steps to investigate and interpret a historical topic for a museum exhibit, class project, community celebration, curriculum enrichment, research article, History Day, classroom based assessment (CBA), or personal historical interest.Â Read the rest of this article »
Game Changers & History Makers: Women in Pacific Northwest History
63rd Annual Pacific Northwest History Conference
11/3-5/2010 (reduced fee registration ends 10/6)
Part of the 2010 Washington Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration. Major speakers include Gail Dubrow, Stephanie Coontz, and State Senators Karen Fraser and Lisa Brown. There will be 22 sessions, an oral history workshop, and poster presentations. Read the rest of this article »
AAAHRP Conference – Call for Papers
The Association for African American Historical Research and Preservation is accepting proposals for topics concerning black history, culture, and genealogy for its one-day Black History Conference, which will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011, at the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle. 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.php.
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