Historic Seattle hosts event on December 4th for new book on First Hill history

Historic Seattle is having a book publication party in celebration of their 40th anniversary! Tradition and Change on Seattle’s First Hill: Propriety, Profanity, Pills, and Preservation “reveals First Hill’s origins, how and why it changed, and the potential that exists for future development that respects the neighborhood’s surviving historic buildings.” 

Lawrence Kreisman, Program Director of Historic Seattle, and Paul Dorpat, noted Seattle historian and photographer, will introduce the new book and present images of neighborhood history. Contributing authors Dotty DeCoster, Jacqueline Williams, Dennis Andersen, Luci J. Baker Johnson, and Brooke Best will also attend and be available to answer questions.

For more information on this book and how to purchase it, please click here.

For more details on the Town Hall event, please click here.

Power up 2010: Read “Archives Power”

Start the new year off right by joining ArchivesNext and dozens (hundreds?) of archivists in reading “Archives Power“.  Kate Theimer, the voice of archives blog ArchivesNext, will be hosting a “group read” of  Rand Jimerson’s latest book starting January 11th.  Take a look at the reading group blog at Reading “Archives Power” for more information.