Try your hand at history this fall with our Do It Yourself History Workshops. Pre-registration is required. Please contact our office: 503-585-7012 or email@example.com
DIY Workshop: Ancestry.com™
Saturday, October 6, 2012 10:00 am -12:00 pm.
The subscription website Ancestry.com has revolutionized the way people do genealogical research. Census data, vital records and even city directories are now searchable from the comfort of your own living room. Join WHC Collections Manager Kylie Pine as she teaches the basics of using the website and some tricks and tips for finding your relatives.
Cost: $10 members, $13 nonmembers.
DIY Workshop: Family Stories in Your Photographs
Saturday November 10, 2012 10:00 am -12:00 pm.
Your historic photographs capture a treasure trove of information about your family! Learn how to document the family stories in your photographs and preserve these images for future generations. Enjoy a visual tour of the history of photography, as a key to dating your family photographs, and learn inexpensive methods for proper storage and handling. Ross Sutherland, Bush House Museum Director, and Willamette Heritage staff invite you to bring in any family photographs you would like to document, as well as those you have questions about or need long-term storage solutions. Cost: $10 members, $13 non-members.