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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Remembering Century 21 – introductory workshop
This free workshop reviews the history of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and teaches the basic historic research skills needed to explore local Century 21 memories, souvenirs, and legacies. The workshop is being offered by the Museum of History & Industry. To register, click here or contact Curt Fischer at 206-324-1126 ex. 6
History Day judges needed
Adults with an interest in history and in helping young people research and write historical interpretations. North Puget Sound Regional History Day seeks volunteers willing to spend a few hours reviewing the work of students in grades 6 -12 as they develop their research and presentation skills. Read the rest of this article »
Archiving and records management workshop
Labor Archives of Washington State
Labor archivist Conor Casey will lead this free workshop especially designed for labor organizations. Learn more about: preparing records in advance for successful archiving; the basics of archives and what archivists do; the function of the UW Labor Archives; record management strategies. Read the rest of this article »
WMA conference will take place in Seattle
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair, the Washington Museum Association Annual Conference is coming to Seattle, June 13-15, 2012. With the Century 21 Exposition’s futuristic vision in mind, the WMA has selected “The Next 50: Innovation, Inspiration and Sustained Futures for Museums” as the conference theme, and will be holding all sessions and events at Seattle Center, the site of the fair. 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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