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Local history workshop

Tuesday, 8 August 2006

Convergys Teaching Lab, Main Floor, John E. Robbins Library
Brandon University, 270 - 18th Street, Brandon

Click here for a workshop registration form (PDF format)

A one-day workshop will be offered by the Manitoba Historical Society, in collaboration with Friesens History Books and Brandon University, to help people and groups who are preparing books on the history of their communities, organizations, and families.

With presentations and demonstrations by historians, archivists, and publishing professionals, this workshop will be helpful no matter what stage you are at.

Workshop contents:

  • Setting up a history book committee
  • Research techniques - oral history, using archives and other sources, the Internet
  • Writing, editing, and preparing text
  • Collecting and choosing photographs
  • Computer training - preparation of digital files for text and photographs

Registration will begin at 8:30 AM, with the workshop running from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Fee: $25 per person, including handouts and lunch

Deadline for registration: 1 August 2006
(late registration subject to availability)

For more information, please contact:

Ted Miller
Friesens History Book Agent
Altona, MB R0G 0B0
Phone: (204) 284-2855

Gordon Goldsborough
Manitoba Historical Society
304-250 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S5

Tom Mitchell
S. J. McKee Archives, Brandon University
270 - 18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
Phone: (204) 727-9634

Click here for a workshop registration form (PDF format)

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