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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State history day contest
There’s still time to sign up and judge at this year’s History Day State Contest on Saturday, May 5, in Bellevue. If you’d like to help out and learn something new and exciting from today’s youth, get in touch with History Day coordinator Mark Vessey and he will get you signed up — 206-586-0219 or email@example.com.
Managing electronic records workshop
Society of American Archivists
Led by Timothy D. Pyatt and Seth Shaw, this Seattle-based workshop includes review and discussion of electronic record issues facing colleges and universities. Read the rest of this article »
Century 21 Seattle World’s Fair: The Future in 1962
Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference
The Pacific Northwest Historians Guild is holding its 28th annual conference in May at the Seattle Center. The theme of the conference is “Century 21 Seattle World’s Fair: The Future in 1962.” The conference will feature presentations of papers examining the impact and importance of Seattle’s 1962 World’s Fair. Read the rest of this article »
Collections care workshop
5/14/2012 (register by 5/9)
Heritage 4Culture staff will present a free, half-day collections care workshop at the Issaquah Depot, 150 First Avenue NE, in Issaquah, on Monday, May 14, from 10 AM – 3 PM. This interactive workshop incorporates the StEPs Program curriculum, “Building a Meaning Collection: How a Scope of Collections Statement Can Guide Your Organization.” Read the rest of this article »
A Century of Bread and Roses
44th Annual Pacific Northwest Labor History Association Conference
This year, the Pacific Northwest Labor History Association honors the centennial anniversary of the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike in Lawrence, MA. The event features keynote speakers Dr. Elaine Bernard, executive director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School; and Dr. Kim Scipes, a sociologist at Purdue University and the author of a recent book about the effects of AFL-CIO organizing efforts in foreign countries. Read the rest of this article »
Boeing B-17 ground school
Museum of Flight
5/19-20/2012, 8:30 AM – 5 PM
Museum B-17 experts and pilots will conduct an original 2-day course in the history, design, construction, operation and performance of the Boeing B-17 bomber. Weekend sessions include detailed briefings about the aircraft, combat mission flight planning and the way the bomber was used in World War II. Read the rest of this article »
SGS spring seminar
Seattle Genealogical Society
George G. Morgan, internationally known genealogist and cohost of the long-running Genealogy Guys podcast, will headline the Spring 2012 Seminar presented by the Seattle Genealogical Society from 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 19, at the Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle. Read the rest of this article »
Cultural resource protection summit
This event will facilitate a discussion about the intersection between cultural resources and land use. It is being hosted by the Suquamish Tribe at Kiana Lodge between Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island. For more information, click here.
RevitalizeWA 2012 conference
The RevitalizeWA 2012 conference focuses on the revitalization of historic communities and resources, and takes place in Chelan on May 22-24. For more information, click here.
The Next 50: Innovation, Inspiration and Sustained Futures for Museums
Washington Museum Association
Early registration continues until May 14 for the Washington Museum Association 2012 annual conference. “The Next 50: Innovation, Inspiration and Sustained Futures for Museums,” will be held at the Seattle Center, June 13-15. 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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