All are welcome to 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 Cultural 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:
Participants are also invited to share a completed history project or work in progress. If you or your youth have a visual display to exhibit, please let us know when you RSVP for the event.
We Are History Keepers! is co-created by the Ethnic Heritage Council and the University of Washington Libraries. Tacoma History Keepers! is funded in part by the Washington State Historical Society, the Heritage League of Pierce County and 4 Culture.
Learn more about We Are History Keepers! on our website.
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TACOMA History Keepers Sept 2018 flyer