WSJHS 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting 2018

Join us in celebrating our accomplishments over the past year, and throughout our 50 year history, and learn about our vision for the next 50 years.

The Washington State Jewish Historical Society invites you to our History Happy Hour 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 11th at 6:30pm.

RSVP using this link. Seating is limited for this casual gathering with snacks and beverages provided.

The meeting will include board nominations and elections, and the Meta Buttnick Award presentation. The 2018 Meta Buttnick honoree is Dr. Howard Droker, an individual who has dedicated many years of volunteer effort in support of the WSJHS. Tributes in honor of Dr. Droker can be made at this link.

The Stan Tobin Lecture Series will feature Jessica Jones, WSJHS archivist. Jessica will talk about the history and operations of the Washington State Jewish Archives, a joint collaboration between WSJHS and the UW Libraries Special Collections division. Come to learn more about our oral history program and how to research collection materials, and hear Jessica talk about her day-to-day as an archivist.

Jessica Jones has a BA in Social Sciences and earned a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington in 2015. She has experience in academic, government, and museum archives and is a state-certified librarian. She is a past recipient of the Seattle Foundation Scholarship for Academic Performance and Community Involvement and the Northwest Archivists At-Large student scholarship. Jessica’s passion for genealogy led her to a career in archives.