COMMON HERITAGE

September 15, 2016

Common Heritage: Sheboygan's Historic Connections (Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI)

Mead Public Library hosts the History of Sheboygan series, presented by Beth Dippel, Director of the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center. 

August 18, 2016

Common Heritage: Sheboygan's Infrastructure: From its Scenic Parks to its Fire Department (Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI)

Mead Public Library hosts the History of Sheboygan series, presented by Beth Dippel, Director of the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center.

July 21, 2016

Common Heritage: First Familes of Sheboygan: Those Who Built the City (Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI)

Mead Public Library hosts the History of Sheboygan series, presented by  Beth Dippel, Director of the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center.

July 16, 2016

Common Heritage: Sheboygan's Main Streets: Center Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue, and 8th Street (Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI)

History of Sheboygan series, presented by Beth Dippel, executive director of the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center, on the third Thursday, April through September, at Mead Public Libra

July 15, 2016

Common Heritage: Seneca Veterans Pow Wow (Seneca Nation of Indians, Salamanca, NY)

The two-day event will allow community members to come to our digital booth to scan and copy photos.

June 18, 2016

Common Heritage: Community History Harvest (Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI)

We will be recording oral histories and digitizing old photos, scrapbooks, letters, and other materials related to the history of Oceana County, Michigan.

June 18, 2016

Common Heritage: Community Scanning Day (Troy University, Troy, AL)

Area residents are invited to bring up to 12 items of family history to be scanned. The Wiregrass Archives will upload the scans with index information to Alabama Mosaic.

June 18, 2016

Common Heritage: Scan Day (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH)

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Library and Archives is asking the community to help preserve rock and roll history!

June 11, 2016

Common Heritage: Uncommon Quilts Exhibition and Digitization Event (Montclair Historical Society, Montclair, NJ)

On June 11 at 10 AM textile conservation expert Alison Castaneda presents a Quilt Preservation Workshop.

June 4, 2016

Common Heritage: Preserving Your Family Archives Workshop (Troy University, Troy, AL)

Dana Chandler, presenter, discusses storage supplies, environmental conditions, reducing damage risks, and other solutions to physical preservation and storage of family historical materials.

May 21, 2016

Common Heritage: African American Genealogical Research in Alabama (Troy University, Troy, AL)

The Wiregrass Common Heritage Project will host a workshop on African American Genealogical Research in Alabama.

May 21, 2016

Common Heritage: Fishing Heritage Digitizing Day (New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, New Bedford, MA)

Fishing community members are invited to bring photographs, documents and/or artifacts reflecting their fishing heritage.

May 21, 2016

Common Heritage: Family Treasures (Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY)

Wonder how to keep your grandma’s teacup in tact? What about your uncle’s family album or sister’s ticket stubs?

May 19, 2016

Common Heritage: Sheboygan's Lakefront and Riverfront, A City Defined by Water (Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI)

Mead Public Library is sponsoring this program. Beth Dippel, Director of the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center, is the presenter.

May 17, 2016

Common Heritage: Franco-American Veterans: Heritage of Service (University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME)

On Tuesday, May 17, at 7pm, Mary Rice DeFosse will give an overview of Franco-American participation in the military, focussing on personal stories from World War I. Ms.

May 14, 2016

Common Heritage: Community History Digitization Project (Clearwater Public Library, Clearwater, FL)

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Clearwater Public Library System will digitize historical documents, photographs, and artifacts held by residents of the city.

May 14, 2016

Common Heritage: Digitization Day at the Artesia Library (South Asian American Digital Archive, Philadelphia, PA)

SAADA (the South Asian American Digital Archive) hosts a digitization event for family photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, home movies, and more in Artesia, CA.

May 11, 2016

Common Heritage: The Struggle for Equality in an Abolition City (Knox College Library, Galesburg, IL)

A lecture given by historian Matthew Norman will focus on African Americans in Galesburg, Illinois from the mid-nineteenth to the early 20th centuries.

May 10, 2016

Common Heritage: Industry Antiques Road Show (New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center, New Bedford, MA)

Join us for a sneak peak at the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center (opening to the public on June 25th).

April 30, 2016

Common Heritage: Preservation Workshop: Sharing Your Family History in the 21st Century (Oyster Bay Historical Society, Oyster Bay, NY)

Participants in the workshop will learn best practices for creating a digital archive of their personal and family collections.

April 23, 2016

Common Heritage: Amache Digitization Day (Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA)

The Anthropological Studies Center at Sonoma State University is launching the Amache Digitization Project.

April 21, 2016

Common Heritage: Queens Memory (Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY)

MOCA and Queens Library present Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.

April 21, 2016

Common Heritage: Sheboygan, Its First Fifty Years (Mead Public Library, Sheboygan WI)

Mead Public Library hosts the Sheboygan History series, presented by Beth Dippel, Directory of the Sheboygan County Historical Research Center.

April 19, 2016

Common Heritage: Living Memory: Screening of Lucky with Danielle Chang (Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY)

MOCA and Queens Library present Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.

April 16, 2016

Common Heritage: Spotlight on North Texas (University of North Texas, Denton, TX)

The University of North Texas Libraries and Texas Archive of the Moving Image are collaborating to save Denton County's motion picture history.

April 16, 2016

Common Heritage: Preserving Community Collections: The Oyster Bay Historical Society Documents a Congregation's Cultural Heritage (Oyster Bay Historical Society, Oyster Bay, NY)

The Oyster Bay Historical Society hosts a day-long event to digitize the cultural heritage collections of the Hood African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

April 10, 2016

Common Heritage: Antique Speak (Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center, Christiansburg, VA)

Antique Speak is an informational presentation about recognizing and preserving family and community heirlooms.

March 19, 2016

Common Heritage: State of the Nation (Seneca Nation of Indians, Salamanca, NY)

Seneca Nation community heritage materials digitization event.

March 19, 2016

Common Heritage: Parramore History Harvest (University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL)

Share Stories, Photos, and Memories of Everyday Life In Parramore