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
Submit your news, announcements, and calendar items. Visit our membership page and become a member today.
Judge at State History Day
This is one last plea for judges for the State History Day contest which will be held on Saturday, May 7 at Bellevue College.Â If you haven’t signed up and could judge, registration just got easier. Read the rest of this article »
When Unions Matter Most
Pacific Northwest Labor History Association Conference
From farmworkers to faith-based organizing, from public sector to Sarah Palin â€“ this international conference considers a broad range of perspectives pertaining to labor. Read the rest of this article »
Collections Management & Practices Workshop
American Association for State and Local History
4Culture is hosting this rare opportunity for local keepers of collections to receive training through the American Association for State and Local History — without needing to travel across the country. Read the rest of this article »
Personal Archives Preservation Roadshow
National Archives and Records Administration, Puget Sound Region
5/14/2011, 10 AM â€“ 2 PM
This free program will provide information about how to preserve: Photographic prints and negatives, letters and other family documents, moving images and audio, e-mail, electronic documents, and digital photos, and much, much more. Read the rest of this article »
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and Washington State’s Main Street Program
Join the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and Washington State’s Main Street Program for RevitalizeWA, a Main Street and Preservation Conference in Walla Walla on May 11-13. Â Read the rest of this article »
CSI Meets Roots – SGS Spring Seminar
The Seattle Genealogical Societyâ€™s Spring Seminar will be held Saturday, 21 May, at the Nordic Museum, 3014 Northwest 67th Street, 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 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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