[Loscho_Enews] Fwd: October is Archives Month - FREE workshops

Snocoheritage snocoheritage at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 10:36:44 PDT 2015

Please note that the Oct 10th session is in Stanwood at the Floyd Norgaard
Cultural Center
9 - 12 am.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mark Vessey <Mvessey at wshs.wa.gov>
Date: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 1:48 PM
Subject: October is Archives Month - FREE workshops
To: Mark Vessey <Mvessey at wshs.wa.gov>

*October is Archives month, and you are invited to attend a free workshop!*

*The Basics of Historical Research 9:00 AM – Noon October 10 in Stanwood
October 24 in Bellevue and Bellingham *

The Basics of Historical Research is for teachers, students, beginning
genealogists, and others interested in exploring the past. You’ll get
practical advice and learn the basic steps for gathering the information
that you will need to investigate and interpret a historical topic for a
museum exhibit, class project, community celebration, curriculum
enrichment, research article, History Day, a classroom based assessment
(CBA), or personal historical interest.

This class will cover:

·       What primary sources are—and aren’t

·       What historical sources are—and how to use them

·       How to use the library system

·       How to use archival collections

·       How to find and use reliable online resources

·       How to properly cite your sources

·       How to use information from different sources

Seating is limited, so be sure to REGISTER NOW AT
http://www.sos.wa.gov/archives/RecordsManagement/TrainingSignup.aspx .
Scroll down to Oct 10 or Oct 24.  Select the site and click on the
“Register” button.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Saunders at the Puget Sound
Regional Archives.

Michael S. Saunders

Regional Archivist

Mike.saunders at sos.wa.gov


Karen Prasse
League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations
info at snocoheritage.org

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