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-Conference-flyer.pdf"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:windowtext;text-decoration:none'><img border=0 width=172 height=223 id="Picture_x0020_1" src="cid:image006.jpg@01D31D92.2F79F9B0" alt=SHC-current-cover></span></a><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><s><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p><span style='text-decoration:none'>&nbsp;</span></o:p></span></s></b></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:red'>Standard Registration: August 21 &#8211; September 10, 2017<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Late Registration: September 11 &#8211; 18, 2017<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The State History Conference moves to a different location each year. This conference celebrates all aspects of Michigan&#8217;s history and offers a close-up look at the heritage of the host area, which for 2017 is Holland, Michigan. Take a tour through historic downtown Holland, learn more about the DeZwaan windmill and the Holland Museum, and experience a wide plethora of workshops and keynotes tailored to West Michigan. &nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The State History Awards are also presented during the conference. Each year, the Historical Society of Michigan presents a State History Award to those individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the appreciation and understanding of Michigan&nbsp;history.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#0070C0'><a href="http://hsmichigan.org/conferences/annual-state-history-conference/"><span style='color:#0070C0'>To learn more about this year&#8217;s conference, visit our conference page on our website.</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></b></p><div style='border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in 0in 1.0pt 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#984807'>HSM Welcomes New Staff Member<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>The Historical Society of Michigan is pleased to announce the addition of our new staff member, Rebecca Ten Brink! She has joined our staff as a full-time Recognition, Membership, and Development Coordinator. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Becky is a Michigan native with experience in non-profit administration, and a background in database management and fundraising. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Museum Studies degree through Johns Hopkins University. As our newest full-time staff member, Becky will be overseeing the Centennial Farms and Milestone Awards programs as well as assisting with membership and fundraising efforts. We are happy to have her join the HSM team!<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>To those of you who shared our job posting from either our eNews column or our Facebook page, thank you for all of your contributions. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>If you are a member organization with us, keep us informed of any job openings within your organization&#8212;we are happy to promote them in our eNews! To list a job posting, please send us an email at<span style='color:#0070C0'> <a href="mailto:hsm@hsmichigan.org"><span style='color:#0070C0'>hsm@hsmichigan.org</span></a></span>. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div style='border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in 0in 1.0pt 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#F79646'><img border=0 width=279 height=315 id="Picture_x0020_6" src="cid:image010.jpg@01D31D92.2F79F9B0"></span></b><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#984807'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div style='border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0in 0in 1.0pt 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><i><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#984807'>Coming Up Next With History Hounds&#8230;<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><!--[if gte vml 1]><v:shape id="Picture_x0020_7" o:spid="_x0000_s1028" type="#_x0000_t75" alt="History Hounds Logo" style='position:absolute;margin-left:0;margin-top:-71.25pt;width:115.6pt;height:104.25pt;z-index:251665408;visibility:visible;mso-wrap-style:square;mso-width-percent:0;mso-height-percent:0;mso-wrap-distance-left:9pt;mso-wrap-distance-top:0;mso-wrap-distance-right:9pt;mso-wrap-distance-bottom:0;mso-position-horizontal:left;mso-position-horizontal-relative:text;mso-position-vertical:absolute;mso-position-vertical-relative:text;mso-width-percent:0;mso-height-percent:0;mso-width-relative:page;mso-height-relative:page'>
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</v:shape><![endif]--><![if !vml]><img width=154 height=139 src="cid:image005.jpg@01D31DAA.61C802A0" align=left hspace=12 alt="History Hounds Logo" v:shapes="Picture_x0020_7"><![endif]><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>Save the date for our upcoming History Hounds Lectures! All lectures will be at 7 p.m. in the Meijer Education Center at the Historical Society of Michigan.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>September 15, 2017 - A First Taste of Prohibition: Banning Booze in Midland<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>October 11, 2017 - &nbsp;Remembering Blaney Park With Oral Histories<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>November 8, 2017 - Michigan Modern: Designs that Shaped America<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>December 6, 2017 - &nbsp;Written in Stone: The Sanilac Petroglyphs<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#0070C0'><a href="http://hsmichigan.org/programs/history-hounds-lecture-series/"><span style='color:#0070C0'>For details on the upcoming History Hounds schedule, visit our website!</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><div class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><hr size=2 width="100%" align=center></span></div><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><img border=0 width=402 height=41 id="_x0000_i1029" src="cid:image001.jpg@01CF8A43.BF828E40"><o:p></o:p></span></p><div class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><hr size=2 width="100%" align=center></span></div><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#984807'>The Historical Society of Michigan is our state&#8217;s oldest cultural organization, founded in 1828 by territorial governor Lewis Cass and explorer Henry Schoolcraft.&nbsp;A nongovernmental nonprofit, the Society focuses on publications, conferences, education, awards and recognition programming, and support for local history organizations to preserve and promote Michigan&#8217;s rich history.<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><div class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><hr size=2 width="100%" align=center></span></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black'>For more information on the Historical Society of Michigan, please visit <a href="http://www.hsmichigan.org/"><span style='color:black'>www.hsmichigan.org</span></a> or e-mail us at <a href="mailto:hsm@hsmichigan.org"><span style='color:black'>hsm@hsmichigan.org</span></a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p><div class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><hr size=2 width="100%" align=center></span></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black'>The Historical Society of Michigan<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black'>5815 Executive Dr. &#8226; Lansing, MI 48911<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black'>Phone: (517) 324-1828 &#8226; FAX: (517) 324-4370</span><o:p></o:p></p></td><td width=215 valign=to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 our members and friends to keep you updated on historical activities and opportunities to learn more about our state&#8217;s history. To opt-out, please respond to this e-mail with &#8220;remove&#8221; in the subject line.<span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></span></p></td></tr></table><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>