Preserving History of Your Family & Community

Preserving History of Your Family & Community

The Ethnic Heritage Council and University of Washington Libraries with the Greater Kent Historical Society, the 4Culture Foundation, and City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture present a free workshop Preserving the Cultural and Historical Records of Your Ethnic Community, Organizations, and Families

This is another We Are History Keepers Workshop with the following program

MORNING SESSIONS / Presented by University of Washington Archivists and Librarians

  • Researching Family and Local History Using Archives and Special Collections
  • Managing Family Papers and Photos
  • Managing and Preserving Digital Files: how to work with vendors to digitize your family audio and video recordings

LUNCH: Pack your own ethnic lunch and tell us what’s in it that represents your culture.


  • From Writing to Publishing Your Local History. Astrida R. Blukis Onat: Documenting Washington State’s Sauk-Suiattle People; Jason Appelgate: Self-printing photographs and family stories; Leif Christensen, Crossbow Publishing: Printing historical records
  • Preserving the Legacy of Kent’s First People
  • Mike Evans, First People Elder and Historian; Emilio Miguel Torres, Videographer, Torres Productions, LLC

To register, follow this google document. Registration deadline is on November 5, 2021.

More: Please visit We Are History Keepers site.