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History in Community

May 12, 2022 (All day) to May 13, 2022 (All day)

Open to the public. Registration fee required

Hosted by the Stanford Historical Society and the Stanford University Archives, History in Communityis a two-day conference with the goal of engaging Bay Area communities on the subjects of community history and historical preservation. It will provide opportunities for community members and organizations to hear about recent and ongoing projects, reflect on the unique challenges of documenting local histories, and learn from each other during presentations and informal exchanges.

Featuring practitioners from Stanford and Bay Area partner organizations, the conference will include a plenary session, concurrent panels, historical preservation tours and demonstrations. In addition, pre- and post-conference online workshops on archiving and oral history will be offered.

Day 1
Community History Roundtable: Gathering, Preserving, and Telling the Untold Stories of Santa Clara County and Beyond

Day 2
Architectural Conservation Workshops: Artisanship in Masonry, Glass, and Tile

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the County of Santa Clara’s Historic Grant Program.

Additional funding is provided by the following sponsors:

Stanford Historical Society
Stanford University Archives
Stanford Libraries
Stanford University Department of History
Stanford University Haas Center for Public Service
Stanford Historical Society Oral History Committee
Stanford Historical Society Tours & Special Events Committee

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Stanford Historical Society and Stanford University Archives
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