Tacoma History Keepers Workshop

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Save the date for this free workshop on preserving the historical and cultural record of your ethnic community.

All Are Welcome!

When & Where:

Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9:00 AM- 3:30 PM
Asia Pacific Community Center
4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, Washington 

Tacoma History Keepers Event Flyer

Join us for We Are History Keepers – Tacoma!  – a free daylong workshop on preserving the historical and cultural record of your family and community – a program brought to you by the Ethnic Heritage Council, the University of Washington Libraries, and the Washington State Historical Society.  Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Asia Pacific Community Center in Tacoma.

Sessions will include: small group instruction on sorting and preserving papers and records of your families and cultural organizations; creating exhibits; organizing and preserving your photo collections; conducting oral histories; cultural preservation through storytelling; and more! Library, archives, and museum professionals from the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections, UW Tacoma Library, and the Washington State Historical Society will lead the program.

A part of the We Are History Keepers! program is pausing midday for a lunch prepared by one of our participating organizations.  The Asia Pacific Cultural Center will serve a delicious lunch of Asian Pacific foods for a $15 cash donation per person. Reserve lunch(es) and indicate vegetarian, if required, when you RSVP to: rsvp@ethnicheritagecouncil.org.

Event Planners

  • Anne Jenner, Pacific Northwest Curator, UW Libraries Special Collection
  • Rosanne Royer, President, Ethnic Heritage Council
  • Susan Rohrer, Director of Statewide Outreach, Washington State Historical Society
  • Justin Wadland, Associate Director & Head, Digital Scholarship, UW Tacoma Library

Partner organizations hosting this event.

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June 26, 2018
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Justin Wadland, Associate Director & Head, Digital Scholarship, UW Tacoma Library