30th Annual League Meeting Jan 11th, 2014

League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations banner and logoPlease join us for Chocolate Cake and a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations at the historic Waltz Building.
The meeting will be held on Saturday morning January 11th, 2014. 10 am – Noon.

All members are encourage to attend to elect new officers and trustees.
The agenda will focus on the Malstrom Award Luncheon and Heritage Day planning to be held March 1st, 2014.
Mark your calendars
New members always welcome – see our About us page to join!

Karen Prasse
Current VP
League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations

Snohomish County Local History Publications – for Research or Gifts!

There are many local histories to learn about Snohomish County area communities, families, businesses and events – Check them out at your local library or heritage organization.

Tulalip, From My Heart
Images of America Early Monroe
Early Snohomish Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)
River, Rail and Road : A Pictorial History of Stanwood and East Stanwood
Silvana and the Stillaguamish Valley by Karine R. Smith
DVD - Where is All Began
Images of America : Alderwood Manor
Stuck In the Mud : A History of Warm Beach Washington
The Story Of A Great Forest 1888 to 1951 by Will H. Verd Published by his daughter Helen Starr and  grandson Larry Starr
Maltby and Neighbors by Elsie Mann
Snohomish County : An Illustrated History

October is Family History Month

Below are some links for family history resources and questions – start planning a project for family visits this holiday season.  They don’t have to be long, they don’t have to be formal.  But try one and figure out how it might work best for your family or community.

Family Tree

Library of Congress “Cesky Sternberk Castle CZ family tree” by takato marui on Wiki Commons

For inspiration : Storycorps

Click here for info on interviewing, equipment, and other tech help:

And don’t forget Everett Public Library oral history collection

For more family tree wall art, see http://www.pinterest.com/pgabri/family-tree-wall-art/


For more help, contact us.




Everything you wanted to know about copyrights but did not know who to ask

Copyright Workshop
Saturday October 12, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
6410 23rd Ave NE
Tulalip, WA 98271
b7-copyright-picThe League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations will present this informative workshop to be held October 12th from 9:00 am to 12:00 PM at the Hibulb Cultural Center in Tulalip.
Robert C. Cumbow will facilitate our workshop designed for small museums, genealogy societies and other potential publishers of historical materials.
Mr. Cumbow is with the firm of Graham and Dunn of Seattle and is a respected attorney in the copyright and intellectual property areas.  He will begin with copyright basics and legal issues, then cover a wide range of topics relevant to League members:
  • How to search for copyright holders and when you have searched enough?
  • What to do when we have a photo that we do not have a deed of gift?
  • What can you post to the internet and what to be cautious of when you do post?
  • How are home movies and videos to be treated?
  • What are digital rights ?
This and much, much more including plenty of time for Q & A.
Free to members of the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations.  (Join here)
Seating is limited so please RSVP -
Contact us at this email address

Womens Legacy Project – new traveling exhibit


Womens Legacy Project Traveling Exhibit

Womens Legacy Project Traveling Exhibit

Click here for more info!

Currently on display at the Marysville Historical Society.

If you are interested in displaying this exhibit after Labor Day,
contact me at the address below and we’ll make arrangements.

Karen Prasse.

League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations

Contact us at this email address