Free one-day archiving workshops scheduled in October

The Washington State Archives announced today it will join the Washington State Historical Records Advisory Board (WSHRAB), Washington State Historical Society, Heritage Resource Center and National Archives Pacific-Alaska Region in presenting “The Basics of Archives,” a series of practical, one-day workshops for people who work with historical records but are not trained archivists.

The free workshops, all from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be held on the following dates:

— Mon., Oct. 5, at the State Archives’ Puget Sound Branch (3000 Landerholm Circle SE in Bellevue, 425-564-3950).
— Thurs., Oct. 15, at the State Archives’ Central Branch (northwest corner of 14th and D streets in Ellensburg, 509-963-2136).
— Weds., Oct. 21, at Battle Ground City Hall (109 SW 1st St. in Battle Ground, 360-342-5000).
— Thurs., Oct. 29, at the National Archives, Pacific-Alaska Region (6125 Sand Point Way NE in Seattle, 206-336-5115).

Pre-registration is required, and enrollment is limited. The registration deadline is Oct. 1. To per-register, contact Mark Vessey at the Heritage Resource Center at 360-586-0219 (phone), 360-586-8322 (fax) or (e-mail).

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