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Those Were the Daze, My Friend! (from Londonside Lodge to the Rustic Inn)

On November 2nd the Glen Ellen Historical Society will present the next in their popular series of Saturday afternoon programs on the heritage and legacy of the Valley of the Moon. Titled "Those Were the Daze, My Friend! (from Londonside Lodge to the Rustic Inn)" it will feature a rambling and far-ranging conversation with live music by Those Who Were There, all about what can be remembered of the valley scene during the Sixties and Seventies (a half century or so ago). Read more

Sacramento archives crawl is this month

Sacramento Archives Crawl is an annual Archives Month event held the first Saturday in October (Saturday, October 5, 2013, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Crawlers tour among four host archives in Sacramento, gathering stamps in their passports as they view treasures from dozens of archives and special collections libraries, visit with archivists, and go on special behind-the-scenes tours. More info  

DeTurk Round Barn open to the public Oct 5th for tours.

Deturk Round BarnThe Sonoma County Historical Society (SCHS) continues to have its weekly booth at the new West End Farmers Market on Donahue Street in Santa Rosa. The market is held on Sundays from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. and is located next to the historic DeTurk Round Barn, now restored and available for rent.     On Sunday, October 5th, the Round Barn will be open to the public so market attendees can see how beautiful it is inside.  Come visit us and see the round barn! Jeremy Dwight Nichols President - Sonoma County Historical Society  

Kitchen Memories: Kathleen Thompson Hill Culinary Collection

"An exhibition to entertain people and inspire them to learn about our kitchen culture through utensils and implements. The art of their design along with their function throughout history is illuminating.” 

—Kathleen Hill

At:  Sonoma Valley Museum of Art On: September 7, 2013 to December 1, 2013 Kitchen Memories: Kathleen Thompson Hill Culinary Collection | Sonoma Valley Museum of Art.

Support the Rural Cemeterey

THE RURAL CEMETERY, the tree-shaded historical treasure on Santa Rosa's Franklin Avenue, requires a lot of attention. The cemetery is the community prize it is because of the care it receives from volunteers on the Preservation Committee. This group also puts on a grand party. Preparations are quickening for the Historical Ball that is coming July 20 to Mableton, AKA the McDonald Mansion. It's an opportunity to dress from the era of 1830 to 1930, take a dance lesson under the stars, tour the gardens, enjoy an elegant meal and watch a hat fashion show arranged by hostess Jennifer Webley's Portobello Hats. Chris Smith - The Press Democrat

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Free Training - Protecting Cultural Collections

A Free training coming to Petaluma Historical Museum thanks to a grant from the Getty Foundation and the California Asc. of Museums providing the training and trainers. Please see link below for your registration.

Protecting Cultural Collections: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response & Recovery

  Part 1: Prevention & Preparedness – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Petaluma: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – Petaluma Historical Museum Part 2: Response & Recovery – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Petaluma: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – Petaluma Historical Museum Read more

CaVraCon 2013 - Conference on Digital Image Collections - This month

There is a conference being held at SSU on June 27-28, 2013 - Subject: managing and maintaining digital image collections. Thought this might be of interest to Historians in Sonoma County. Website Description: The California Visual Resources Association Conference, also known as CaVraCon, will provide presentations, case studies, and demos dealing with the many aspects of creating, managing and maintaining digital image collections, as well as the opportunity to network with both emerging professionals and veterans of the field. https://sites.google.com/site/cavracon2013/

Katherine J. Rinehart, MA Historian

Local Historian Peter Meyerhof reveals new information about the Blue Wing and Sonoma

Peter Meyerhof will make a presentation about his research on the historic Blue Wing Adobe Dr. on Thursday June 20th at 6:30 pm in the Sonoma Barracks. Meyerhof’s research has recently revealed significant new evidence for a portion of the Blue Wing Adobe predating the arrival of General Vallejo in 1834 and for it being an integral part of the Sonoma Mission. Read more...

Call for Papers - CCPH Conference - Deadline June 15th, 2013

The California Council for the Promotion of History invites YOUR ideas and expertise for the next CCPH conference, October 17-19, 2013, in Hanford, California. We are looking to YOU--our California colleagues--to make this conference the best ever. The deadline for proposals is June 15, 2013.

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Program contact ccphprogram@ccphhistoryaction.org More info: http://www.ccphhistoryaction.org/conference.html

Student and New Professional Stipends for the 33rd Annual CCPH Conference October 17-19, 2013 in Hanford, CA

To encourage the development of Public History students and new professionals, CCPH offers conference stipends. The stipends are funded by CCPH and by a grant from the California Office of Historic Preservation.Stipends include paid  by Coupon Companion Plugin" href="http://ccphhistoryaction.org/id34.html">conference registration fees, one year free CCPH membership, paid attendance at the annual Awards Luncheon, and up to $350. Priority will be given to applicants presenting papers at the conference. Recipients are expected to donate at least 4 hours at the conference. To apply, please send a one-page letter describing your education and work experience, and how you expect to benefit from the conference. Be sure to include your contact information (mailing address, phone number & email) and email it to stipends@ccphhistoryaction.org . Please put CCPH Stipend 2013 in the subject line. Your  by Coupon Companion Plugin" href="http://ccphhistoryaction.org/id34.html">application must be received by Friday, September 13, 2013.

Call for Papers - Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History March 19-22, 2014 in Monterey, CA

From March 19-22, 2014, public historians from across the nation and around the world will be gathering in the historic city of Monterey, California, for the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History. Many unique tours, special events, and innovative sessions are planned. The call for papers is open until July 15. Members of CCPH and public historians everywhere are cordially invited to submit a paper or session proposal. The theme of the conference is: “Sustainable Public History.” We welcome submissions from all areas of the field, including teaching, museums, archives, heritage management, tourism, consulting, litigation-based research, and public service. Proposals may address any area of public history, but we especially welcome submissions which relate to our theme. For more information, visit the NCPH website http://ncph.org/cms/conferences/2014-annual-meeting Deadline for proposal submission is July 15, 2013.

Historical Society of Santa Rosa becomes a reality. First meeting held

The idea of a historical society has been long in the incubation process but with the 150th anniversary of Santa Rosa’s incorporation coming near, the time seemed right to begin putting the pieces together. In October, 2012, we called together several people interested in developing a society to gauge interest and energy in such an endeavor. It became clear almost immediately that the time was ripe and that we should continue to pursue this worthy project. It will be the historical society’s mission to find these projects and preserve or restore them and, of course, make the public aware of them. Visit Historical Society of Santa Rosa
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