Dates: 7/24 – 8/24/2018
Renton History Museum
Date: 6/16/2018, 1-3 PM
Bring your stories and songs, photos and video tapes, art and objects, genealogy research and more to this interactive workshop! With the help of knowledgeable people and technology, participants will be able to consult with a genealogist specializing in African American roots; digitize images of photos as well as objects such as clothing, quilts and memorabilia; convert VHS tapes to CD and create audio recordings to preserve and pass on important historical information to future generations. Genealogy information and consultations presented by Dr. Janice Lovelace. To register call 425-369-3454 or e-mail diversity@KCLS.org.
Two free, full-day We Are History Keepers workshops are happening in Autumn, 2018:
Date: Saturday, 9/8/2018, 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Hosted by: Washington State Historical Society, Ethnic Heritage Council, and UW Libraries
Location: Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma
Date: Saturday, 11/17/2018, 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Hosted by: Greater Kent Historical Society, Ethnic Heritage Council, and UW Libraries
Location: Kent Lutheran Church, 336 Second Avenue S, Kent
This year’s big event will be hosted by the Hearst Castle and California State Parks.
The 2018 conference will include 2 days of pre-conference networking activities, and 2 1/2 days of all-new cultural property protection presentations, live exercises, group meals, nighttime activities, special industry exhibits, Hearst Castle tours, and more.