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Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

So what is heritage documentation?

Following the Great Depression, Roosevelt’s New Deal created a number of make-work programs including the Works Progress Administration, the Farm Security Administration, and the Civilian Conservation Corps. Since 1933, the National Park Service has administered one such program, the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), which documents and catalogues American architectural heritage through written histories, measured drawings, and photographs…

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Let's Make History!

Let's Make History!

2016 marks the centennial celebrations for the National Park Service and the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. This is an excellent opportunity to research the Standards and apply them in real-world applications, to record and protect important historic sites of the Pacific Northwest, to provide the philanthropy these sites need, and to promote their importance as part of our national heritage...

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