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"Reflection of Mt. McKinley on Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, Alaska, circa 1988." Randy Brandon Collection, Anchorage Museum, B2016.019.06458.036.04.04.
"Bridge across Hess Creek Canyon, leading the the Hartley house, circa 1885." George Fox University Photographs. GFU.01.09. George Fox University Archives. Murdock Library. George Fox University.
Unknown, "Students in Airplane, 1946." Linfield College Archives Photograph Collection. Image. Submission 113.
"Dr. Henry Fielding Reed leading a Mazama party down the soon-to-be-named Reed Glacier on Mount Hood, 1901." Mazama Library and Historical Collections, VM1993.020 Mt Hood, 1901.
Oregon Metro Archives.
"Deputy Seth Davidson rides his motorcycle up Beacon Rock on March 18, 1930. From the records of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office." Multnomah County Archives.
"Mount Hood from Lost Lake, circa 1910." Kiser Photo Co. photographs, Org. Lot 140, bb000223, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
“University of Oregon Medical School football team, 1894,” OHSU Digital Commons, accessed August 16, 2018.
"Old Fort Road Campus, circa 1950s," University Archives, Oregon Institute of Technology.
"Belle Bloom Gevurtz, Sarah Goodman, Ophelia Goodman, Helen Goodman, Lillian Heldfond, and Ann Zaik at Cannon Beach, circa 1914," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM2996.
"Men repairing the dome of Congregation Beth Israel building on NW Flanders St., designed in 1925 by Herman Brookman, 1981," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM9966.
"View of OAC from Lower Campus, 1909." Oregon State University Archives and Special Collections.
"Woman with Child, n.d.," C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana. Joseph Henry Sharp Photograph Collection.
"Green Lake Park, 1985." Seattle Arts Commission. [Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs]. Seattle Municipal Archives.
"Aerial view of Century 21 World's Fair, 1962." City Light Negatives, Seattle Municipal Archives.
"PH037_b089_S00208," Angelus Studio photographs, 1880s-1940s, University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives.
"Students studying in the library, University of Washington, circa 1908-1909," Arthur Dean University of Washington Photograph Album, PH Coll 903, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.
Asahel Curtis, "Forest ranger cabin in the Olympic National Forest in the Elwha Valley, 1924." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Stacking alfalfa hay near Grandview, circa 1925." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
"Inauguration of Governor Ferry, November 11, 1889." Rogers (photographer), Inauguration of Governor Ferry Photographs, 1889, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Yakima Pears." Washington State Library collection of photographs by Asahel Curtis, circa 1920-1940 (MS 0544-29).
"Student in Professor Frank Chalfant's Phonetics Laboratory," 1912. The lab was an early precursor to today's Foreign Language Lab. Washington State University Lantern Slides collection.
Bill Phillips, "Wheel Shop employees in Livingston during the last days of Livingston BN Shops," Park County." Yellowstone Gateway Museum.

News & announcements

  • 29 Jun 2018 9:20 AM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    Library & Archives Paraprofessional 3; Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA

    The primary responsibilities of this position are to lead the unit’s student temporary employees, which includes training, assigning, monitoring, and correcting their work, to meet unit quality standards for stack maintenance tasks, and to provide staff coverage for the Library’s open evening hours. The position’s regularly scheduled hours are Sunday through Thursday, 2 to 11 pm duringFall and Spring Semesters and noon to 9 pm during Summer session.  Schedule will vary during academic intersessions or for other unit needs.

    Required Qualifications:

    High school graduation or equivalent and three years’ of applicable library technical experience, including one year beyond the entry level, or an associate degree in library technology from an accredited program and one years of technical experience in the functional operations of a library level. Conservation/preservation positions prefer two years of book repair or bookbinding experience.  One year of experience beyond the entry level in Access Services.  Ability and willingness to work regular nights and weekends.

     

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

     

    Application deadline:  July 29, 2018. 

     

    To apply:  https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/38955

     

    WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

    WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

    WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

    Bonny Boyan

    Human Resource Coordinator

    Washington State University Libraries

    221 Holland Library

    Library Administrative Office

    PO Box 645610, Pullman, WA 99164-5610

    boyan@wsu.edu

    509-335-1535


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:50 AM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    From the State Archives in Salem:

    The State Archives is hiring an Office Specialist 2. For more information, see https://sos.oregon.gov/SiteAssets/Pages/employmentopportunities/OfficeSpecialist.pdf

    Closes July 3.


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:49 AM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    The City of Portland is hiring a Management Analyst-GIS Records. For more information, see

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portlandor/jobs/2110949/management-analyst-gis-records?keywords=records&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    Closes July 2, 11:59 PM


  • 01 Jun 2018 1:33 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    Archives Manager, Private Family Archives 

    Position Summary: 

    • The Archives Manager is responsible for the digital and physical archival collections of a private family archives located in Bellevue, WA. This is a full-time position. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
    • Manage full-time and part-time archives employees 
    • Manage archival material relating to family philanthropic work 
    • Oversee digitization, organization, and preservation of a variety of material o Order and keep in stock materials and supplies o Ensure accurate and timely completion of special projects 

    Required Competencies: 

    • A master’s degree in Archival Science or equivalent education/experience o Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Photoshop 
    • Familiar with ArchivesSpace and Portfolio Server o Working knowledge of advanced archival practices 
    • Working knowledge of digital preservation issues and solutions 
    • Prior work in archives, museums or other historical institutions 
    • Ability to work independently, alongside co-workers, and with vendors 
    • Preserve security and confidentiality 

    Physical Requirements: 

    • Ability to work on a computer for long periods 
    • Ability to lift 50lbs 

    Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned. 

    Application Instructions:

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Jonathan Lawler, Archives Manager – archives@pistolcreek.com


  • 01 Jun 2018 1:32 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    The SAA will be offering Appraisal of Digital Records #1930 at Montana State University Library in Bozeman on September 7, 2018. Here is a link to the course if you are interested in learning more or registering for the class: https://saa.archivists.org/events/appraisal-of-digital-records-1930/900/.



  • 01 Jun 2018 12:58 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    A private family archives in Bellevue, WA is hiring an Archives Manager. For more information, see the job description. To apply, send resume and cover letter to Jonathan Lawler at archives AT pistolcreek.com.

  • 01 Jun 2018 12:57 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    International Archives Day

    June 9, 2018 is International Archives Day. The International Council on Archives (ICA) invites you to celebrate on the theme of the ICA Yaoundé Conference 2018 "Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage" which will take place in Yaounde, Cameroon from 26 to 28 November 2018. For more information, see the ICA website on #IAD18.


  • 01 Jun 2018 12:55 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    The WSU Libraries are now accepting applications for two, full-time, 2-year, temporary (non-tenure-track) positions of Mukurtu Library Fellow.

    Applications must be received by June 24, 2018. Online applications are required and will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three current references. Finalists for this position will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee via Bonny Boyan,boyan@wsu.edu, 509-335-1535.

    To apply visit:  https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.wsujobs.com_postings_38334&d=DwIFaQ&c=C3yme8gMkxg_ihJNXS06ZyWk4EJm8LdrrvxQb-Je7sw&r=QzIgu__e_Ophk61lDdhuBw&m=m52hEcU8nqCVcHbAlM-nVa4aRxj4_mEaxuwFaE_1Tng&s=bm32oYoHnpvXIlb8io2rQ3cMYIwop7kGjCtquaFLM78&e=

    (An announcement for the position of Mukurtu Support Librarian is being posted simultaneously.  We encourage qualified applicants to apply for both positions.)

    Please feel free to distribute this announcement to everyone you know who may be interested or to appropriate email distribution lists.



  • 01 Jun 2018 12:55 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    Society of American Archivists Digital Archives Specialist Certificate “Bootcamp” Coming to UW Libraries in June 2018

    Please register here to enroll in portions of the Digital Archivists Specialist certificate course.

    This course is now all full, but we recommend you sign up for the waitlist if you desire to participate! 

    If you have any further questions that can’t be answered on the SAA class registration page, please feel free to email Labor Archivist Conor Caseycmcasey@uw.edu

  • 01 Jun 2018 12:54 PM | Rachael Woody (Administrator)

    History Happy Hour:
    A century of language change: Ladino in Seattle today


    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Exact location provided with RSVP
    Register Now
     
    Join the Washington State Jewish Historical Society and JConnect for the next History Happy Hour on June 19th with Molly FitzMorris. Molly will explain how the history of Ladino in Seattle lead to the language shift from Ladino to English among Seattle's Sephardic Jews, and how this language shift has impacted the Ladino spoken today. The talk highlights some of the most prominent features of this unique North American dialect of Ladino; some of these features can still be found in spoken Ladino, while others have all but disappeared. Though it is difficult to reverse language shift, Seattle may be in a unique position to preserve the Ladino language.
     
    To learn more about this event visit: www.wsjhs.org/historyhappyhour

    CONTACT INFO
    Taryn Michaela Harris, info@wsjhs.org office: 206-774-2277
     


Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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