Lee Pierce a Washingtonian, born and raised in the Seattle area, but moved here in 1994 to attend Eastern Washington University. He earned a BA in history and an MA in American history with an emphasis on Military history in the modern era. He has written and published two novels, and has a third on the way. He is also a member of the Cheney Historic Preservation Commission.
Presenter - Carol Buswell - her presentation will address the following topics:
1) Using the National Archives Online Catalog and DocsTeach.org to place your ancestory in historical context and lead you to more primary sources for your ancestors.
2) Using and conbtributing to the National Archives' Citizen Archivist program.
3) Special NEW National Archives' approaches for finding records about Native Americans.
Carol Apperson Buswell has a long background in education, public speaking and writing, particularly about United States, Native American and Family History. She has been the Education Specialist for the National Archives at Seattle since 2005. She holds degrees in Elementary Education, Fine Arts, and American Indian Studies. Her most recent publications include "Primary Sources for American Indian Research," and "Exploring Your Own Community." (http://honoringtriballegacies.com) 2015
The schedule is as follows:
Doors open 8:00 AM
Registration 8:15AM - 9:00 AM
General Meeting 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Lee Pierce, Washington State Archives part 1 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Break 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Lee Pierce, Washington State Archives part 2 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Lunch Break 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM (Board meeting 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM)
Carol Buswell, Seattle Branch National Archives part 1 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Break 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Carol Buswell, Seattle Branch National Archives part 2 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Questions 3:30 PM --
Online registration will close at 8:00 PM March 31st 2018. After that date registration will be taken on the day of the seminar at the door.
The fee for this seminar is as follows:
Members $20 US, Non members $25 US.
For lunch we will have our favorite - pot luck! Using the first letter of your last name we ask you to bring one of the following:
A - E Main Dish F - I Salad of your choice
J - M Desert of your choice N - R Cookies
S - Z Appetizers