WSAM Committee member Jeanie FISHER featured on ArchivesAware!
Earlier this year, the popular archives blog ArchivesAware featured a video interview with Washington State Archives Month Committee member Jeannie Fisher. Fisher, a Reference Archivist at the Seattle Municipal Archives shared her love of archival work. ArchivesAware is managed by the Society of American Archivists' Committee on Public Awareness (COPA) to create an online space to share their experiences of and ideas for raising public awareness of archives and the value that archives and archivists to society. See the interview here!
EVENT ALERT! "ThE ROOT OF IT ALL" PROGRAM AT MOHAI 10/9
Saturday, October 9, 2021
11 am – 3 pm
October is American Archives Month and National Family History Month, offering an occasion to discover and document our roots. Build your family tree or research your neighborhood’s history with help from archivists, genealogists, and historians. This event welcomes all levels of interest and experience!
Participating organizations include:
• Black Heritage Society of Washington State
• Black Genealogy Research Group
• Labor Archives of Washington
• Northwest African American Museum
• Seattle Municipal Archives
• University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
• Washington State Archives Month Committee
Location: MOHAI Faye G. Allen Grand Atrium
Cost: Free with Admission / Free for MOHAI and BHS Members
2019 Archives fair at seattle city hall
The Seattle Municipal Archives (SMA) celebrated Archives Month with an Archives Fair at City Hall on October 30th. Honoring this year’s theme of “Celebrate Washington’s Heritage” set by the Washington State Archives Month Committee, the Archives Fair brought together 19 different local archives, representing a wide diversity of collections documenting and celebrating the rich heritage of our region. See the SMA Archives Gazette for more information.
WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: celebrating seattle's 150th anniversary
To celebrate Seattle's 150th anniversary in 2019, the City of Seattle and Seattle Municipal Archives, sponsored by Councilmember Abel Pacheco, hosted a trivia night at Dock Sports Bar and Grill. Check out potos from the event here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/seattlecitycouncil/albums/72157711497917878
WSAM 2019: OPEN HOUSE AT MITHUN ARCHITECTS
At Home in King County: Images from the Collections
For Washington State Archives Month in 2008, King County Archives created an online exhibit - "At Home In King County: Images from the Collections." Check out the exhibit here: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/at-home-01.aspx