Annual Meeting of the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations
Jan 24th, 2015 (Saturday)
It will feature Fred Cruger with a training session on the Snohomish County Mapping Project as well as election of officers for 2015 and more planning for future heritage related programming, events and learning opportunities.
Location will be the Waltz Building in Snohomish
Annual dues are due in January, please renew !
The Malstrom Award Luncheon will be March 14th, 2015 (Saturday) at Noon
Our speaker will be Chuck Fowler who will talk on his book ‘Tall Ships on Puget Sound”. Chuck was the 2014 recipient of the WMA’s Robert Gray Award and many years a leader in King County Heritage related activities. Location to be determined.
There will be no Heritage Day in 2015 – Please let us know if you are interested in having one in 2016 – Volunteers to help coordinate are welcome!
The Stanwood Area Historical Society H & H program for Nov 9 features the photographs of
It is the Waltz building in Snohomish for our next meeting Monday September 29, at 10:00 AM.
New members interested in local history or genealogy are always welcome.
Libraries and museums have been creating new digital collections to provide access to their wonderful collections. Here in the State of Washington there are several new or updated ways of viewing and sharing images, audio and video on the ever changing range of new mobile devices and in new formats.
Below are some of the new collections we should all check out again and consider how the League may provide similar services!
Washington Rural Heritage – Digital collections of Washington State communities including Sedro Woolley, Clear Lake in Skagit County.
To search – Click the catalog search link, switch to the Advanced search option and limit your search by Digital Collections.
To browse – See the “Ebooks and more” tab for the Historical Photo Archive.
So far, the collection features Snohomish Historical Society, Everett Herald photos, Darrington, Edmonds and Langley.
Library of Congress Digital Collections: Photographs, newspapers, and oral histories
Digital Archives of Washington State : This collection keeps growing as more and more content is digitized from State Archive records.
The location is the Hibulb Cultural Center Library. (From I-5 take exit 199
Marine Drive NE in Marysville.
Go west approximately 0.5 miles, then turn left on 23rd Avenue NE
We will be deciding a date for the Malstrom Award Luncheon
and whether the Heritage Day should be held next year.
If you have items for the agenda let me know.
(I realize this happens to be right after the Everett Museum annual
meeting event and Margaret’s program. But please come if you can anyway.)
Thanks to Lita Sheldon and Meg Engelter for arranging this. Thank to the
Hibulb Cultural Center for allowing us to meet in their wonderful library.
Vice President, League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations