Congressman Adam Smith
The Veterans History Project
Thursday, August 24, 2017
3:00 – 7:00 pm
Seattle University Library
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
3:00 pm - Welcome Remarks from Congressman Smith
3:30 pm – Presentation of veteran services in the community
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Recording session with local veterans and community members
Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
How to participate:
Veterans History Project’s (VHP) mission is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Participation in the VHP will contribute to the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, one of the world’s most respected research and cultural institutions.
Share your story, if you’re a veteran.
Interview a veteran in your family or community.
Collect a veteran’s historical documents.
Interested veterans should contact Savio Pham at 425.793.5180 or Savio.Pham@mail.house.gov. Community members interested in conducting interviews should contact Julian Purdy at 202.225.8901 or Julian.Purdy@mail.house.gov.
About the Veterans History Project:
The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Directions & Parking:
From the South
Head north on I-5; Take exit 164A to James St; Right onto James St; Left onto 12th Ave; Left onto East Marion St
From the east
Head west on I-90 toward Seattle; Take exit 2C toward I-5 North; Take the James St exit; Right onto James St; Left onto 12th Ave; Left onto East Marion St
Visitor parking is available in P2 (11th and E. Cherry Garage) or P7 (12th and E. Marion Lot).
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