Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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=== General information  ===
 
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Classes hosted by the Oakland FamilySearch Library are offered free of charge with an occasional small fee to cover the cost of handouts.  Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at: [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com]or 510-531-3905.  
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[[Image:Oakland FHC training room 3.jpg|center|300px|Oakland FHC training room 3.jpg]]&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1385788714984_787" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1385788714984_743" />Classes hosted by the Oakland FamilySearch Library are offered free of charge with an occasional small fee to cover the cost of handouts. &nbsp;Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at: [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com]or 510-531-3905.  
  
=== '''Swedish Genealogy Day in the FamilySearch Library - Saturday, October 12, 2013'''<br> ===
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=== Coming in February ===
  
==== Join us as SwedGen and ArkivDigital Present a Unique Learning Opportunity for the Dedicated Swedish Researcher! -&nbsp;[http://www.oaklandfhc.org/documents/Oakland_Swedish_Genealogy_Day_Flyer.pdf Details] ====
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=== The California Genealogical Society will be sponsoring a series titled ===
  
====== featuring&nbsp;: <br>Anna-Lena Hultman - expert on emigration research; helped develop the Emibas CD <br>Anneli Andersson - from the Mellerud Museum and Genealogy Archive<br>Charlotte Börjesson - board member with the Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden (DIS) <br>Kathy Meade - North American representative for ArkivDigital<br> ======
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=== Beginning Genealogy: Skills for Successful Research ===
  
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">This is a '''free event''' but for guaranteed seating a '''ticket is required''' - Email&nbsp;: [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com]– Please put SwedGen in the subject line</span><br>Walk-ins may be allowed after 9:20A – Space available<br>'''SwedGen will be offering 16 free 30 minute consultations with a specialist – Appointments must be made before September 1''' -&nbsp;[http://www.swedgen.se/HemsidaEng SwedGen] (Click on SwedGen Tour 2013, then on “for One on One” near the bottom of the page)<br>
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Has the time come for you to: Learn more about your family’s place in history? Verify family stories? Get past dead ends on your family tree? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to attend a series of 4 classes designed to provide beginning family historians with the skills needed for successful research. <br>'''Beginning Thursday, February 6, this 4 week series of beginning classes will meet 10 am-12 noon in the Oakland FamilySearch Library in the multimedia classroom'''. During this series of hands-on computer oriented classes the students will focus on individual family research goals and developing effective research plans. There will be short homework assignments each week to practice new skills.<br>By the end of the series, participants should be able to:<br>'''• Determine which records to look for <br>• Identify where to find the records<br>• Document the results of the search<br>• Evaluate the records for reliability <br>'''A guided tour of the California Genealogical Society’s Library at 2201 Broadway, Oakland will be arranged at the end of the class series where you will find books, periodicals and resources to support your ongoing genealogy research. [http://beggencourse2014reg.eventbrite.com/?aff=FHL Registration]  
  
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 2 of 4
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Holley
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Brett/Schwarz
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | once
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | weekly
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp; 7:00P
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | 10:00A
 
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 14
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Introduction to Genealogy
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Using the FOCUS feature in PAF (hands-on)
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Severson
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Miller
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | once
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp; 1
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;11:00A
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | 10:00A
 
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Nov 6
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 16
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Introduction to Genealogy
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Black Family History Day Open House
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Severson
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | AAGSNC
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | once
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp; &nbsp;1
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp; 7:00P
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | 1-5:00P
 
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Nov 9
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 20
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | AAGSNC Patron Orientation
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Beginning Genealogy Series -&nbsp;Class 3 of 4
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Severson
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Brett/Schwarz
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | once
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | weekly
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;1:00P
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Nov 13
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | East Bay Genealogical Society Meeting
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Stevens
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | monthly
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | 10:00A
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | 10:00A
 
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Nov 13
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 22
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Mac Gen Users Workshop
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Mac Gen group Meeting
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | George  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | George  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | monthly  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | monthly  
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;7:00P
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;1:30P
 
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Nov 16
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 25<br>
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Grandma Where Are You&nbsp;: Finding the Women ..  
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Using the FOCUS Feature of PAF <br>
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Sellers  
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Miller<br>
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | once
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br>
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;2:00P
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;2:00P<br>
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 26<br>
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Using Online Historical Black Newspapers ...<br>
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Sellers<br>
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1<br>
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp; '''6:00P'''<br>
 
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 26
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | African American Research Workshop  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | African American Research Workshop  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Ward  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Ward  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | monthly  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | monthly  
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;6:00P
 
| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp;6:00P
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 27
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Beginning Genealogy&nbsp;Series - Class 4 of 4
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Brett/Schwarz
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | weekly
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | 10:00A
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Feb 28
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Using the SEARCH Feature of Roots Magic
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Miller
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | &nbsp; &nbsp; 1
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Beginning Swedish Research - Class &amp; Workshop
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| style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; padding-bottom: 5px; padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid; padding-top: 5px" | Olofson
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*AAGSNC = African American Genealogial Society of Northern California
 
*AAGSNC = African American Genealogial Society of Northern California
  
'''Computer Basics''' - Instructor, Kim Holley -&nbsp;If your computer skills aren't what you’d like them to be, if you have problems creating files, using a flash drive, we have a class for you! Kim is teaching a Basic computer class, it will be “hands-on” and held in our new computer lab. Limit 10 students.
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'''Grandma, where are you?: Finding the Women in Your Family Tree'''&nbsp;- Instructor, Janice Sellers, APG -&nbsp;Female relatives can be difficult to trace, but they can&nbsp;be found. This presentation covers resources for tracing the women&nbsp;in your family, including family items, federal and state census&nbsp;records, immigration records, vital records, church records, journals,&nbsp;newspapers, legal and court records, library archives, and manuscript&nbsp;collections.
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'''African American Research Workshop''' - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail&nbsp;:[mailto:nextleveldna@gmail.com nextleveldna@gmail.com]
  
'''Introduction to Genealogy''' &nbsp;- Instructor, Ralph Severson - Have you watched the ancestry.com commercials and thought genealogy sounds like fun? &nbsp;Have you asked family history questions for years but never known what to do with the information? Are you the family story and picture collector who is ready to take the next step? This class is for you! &nbsp;Come learn what the hoopla is all about. &nbsp;See if it really does peek your interest. Let Ralph introduce you to this exciting pursit and help you decide if you would like to get more involved.
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'''Beginning Evernote (hands-on)''' Instructor, Bonnie Mattson - Evernote is an organization tool for all kinds of media, and text of all kinds, i.e., articles on the Internet, your own personal notes that can be written in the program itself. It has countless applications to life organization and is great for research notes. Everything is searchable by key words for easy access. This class is a beginner's, hands-on class designed specifically to help you begin using Evernote to digitally organize your genealogical research material. Please go to [https://evernote.com evernote.com], register and set up an account before coming to class. Follow the prompts, it is easy!
  
'''Intoduction to Jewish Genealogy '''- Instructor, Janice Sellers, APG -&nbsp;In honor of International Jewish Genealogy Month, come learn about&nbsp;Jewish genealogy! This class will cover how to start researching your&nbsp;Jewish family history and how the unique aspects of Jewish culture and&nbsp;history will affect that research. Topics include methods, genealogy&nbsp;web sites, overview of family tree software, record types, history,&nbsp;worldwide resources, geography, and languages.  
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'''Beginning Genealogy Series''' - "Skills for Successful Research - Instructors Pam Brett and Lavinia Schwartz, CGS Research Specialists - The hands-on 4 week series sponsored by the California Genealogical Society is designed to teach the beginning researcher the skills needed for finding, organizing, and evaluating sources. &nbsp;There is a fee for the series. &nbsp;Follow the link for further information and registration.&nbsp;[http://beggencourse2014reg.eventbrite.com/?aff=FHL Registration]
  
'''African American Research Workshop''' - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail&nbsp;:[mailto:nextleveldna@gmail.com nextleveldna@gmail.com]  
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'''Beginning Swedish Research Class and Workshop''' - Instructor, Wade Olofson, Swedish research specialist - Find your Swedish ancestors and living relatives using the comprehensive resources at the Oakland FamilySearch Library.&nbsp; Class will last about 1 hour and be followed by a workshop with research assistance.&nbsp; Please pre-register by E-Mail&nbsp;:[mailto:wolofson@yahoo.com Wade]  
  
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'''Computer Basics I '''- Kim Holley -&nbsp;This hands-on class is designed for the computer beginner. Learn how to get around your computer (the desktop, the mouse, windows), learn to create and move files and folders and to use a flash drive.
  
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'''Documentation Using Personal Ancestral File (hands on)''' - Instructor, Ken Miller, Associate Director OFSL - Documenting (or footnoting) your research is a vital part of being a good genealogist. This class teaches the fundamentals of documentation using the PAF software program but the principles taught could be used in any program. Please call (510-531-3905) or E-mail (fhcoakland@gmail.com) the FHC to preregister.
  
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'''FamilySearch/Familytree - What You Need to Know - Instructor,'''<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;Ralph Severson, Director OFSL -</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">FamilySearch is the genealogical website of the LDS Church and Family</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;Tree is the portion of the website for sharing ancestral lineages. &nbsp;This amazing website is fast becomming the number 1 geenalogical website in the world.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;Comes see how to get the most from it.&nbsp;</span>  
  
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'''Intro to Roots Magic (hand-on)''' - Instructor Ken Miller, Associate Director OFSL -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">This is a hands-on introduction to the genealogical data management program Roots Magic. It will cover opening the program, entering data, using templates for sources and notes, and adding pictures. The Webinar on Using RootsMagic will be included on the CD that will be given to participants. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts. We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive if you have one.</span>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />'''Using the FOCUS Feature in PAF (hands-on) '''– Instructor, Kenneth Miller, Associate Director OFSL) – The FOCUS feature allows you to generate a list of individuals who meet a specific criteria. For instance, the genealogist has ordered a microfilm from a church in a small town in Pennsylvania; FOCUS allows him to generate a list of individuals in his database who resided in that area. Need a list of ancestors alive in 1930, FOCUS helps you find them. Learn to use this powerful tool. Preregister at [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com] or call 510-531-3905.
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'''Using Online Historical Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research''' - Instructor, Janice Sellers - Many historical black and abolitionist newspapers are available online, with more being added. Most are on subscription sites, while some are free. This class gives an overview of the roles of black newspapers, discusses what is online and where it is, suggests access strategies, and shows sample search results.<br>  
  
 
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 Classes hosted by the Oakland FamilySearch Library are offered free of charge with an occasional small fee to cover the cost of handouts.  Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at: fhcoakland@gmail.comor 510-531-3905.

Coming in February

The California Genealogical Society will be sponsoring a series titled

Beginning Genealogy: Skills for Successful Research

Has the time come for you to: Learn more about your family’s place in history? Verify family stories? Get past dead ends on your family tree? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to attend a series of 4 classes designed to provide beginning family historians with the skills needed for successful research.
Beginning Thursday, February 6, this 4 week series of beginning classes will meet 10 am-12 noon in the Oakland FamilySearch Library in the multimedia classroom. During this series of hands-on computer oriented classes the students will focus on individual family research goals and developing effective research plans. There will be short homework assignments each week to practice new skills.
By the end of the series, participants should be able to:
• Determine which records to look for
• Identify where to find the records
• Document the results of the search
• Evaluate the records for reliability
A guided tour of the California Genealogical Society’s Library at 2201 Broadway, Oakland will be arranged at the end of the class series where you will find books, periodicals and resources to support your ongoing genealogy research. Registration

Class and Event Schedule

Date Title Teacher # wks Time





Feb 1 Documenting Research in Personal Ancestral File Miller     1 10:30A
Feb 4 Computer Basics I Holley      1  7:30P
Feb 6 Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 1 of 4 Brett/Schwarz weekly 10:00A
Feb 9 San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Gen. Soc Meeting Frankel monthly 12:30P
Feb 11 Using the Search Feature of Roots Magic Miller      1 10:30A
Feb 12 East Bay Genealogical Society Stevens monthly 10:00A
Feb 12 Mac Users Workshop George monthly  7:00P
Feb 13 Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 2 of 4 Brett/Schwarz weekly 10:00A
Feb 14 Using the FOCUS feature in PAF (hands-on) Miller   1 10:00A
Feb 16 Black Family History Day Open House AAGSNC    1 1-5:00P
Feb 20 Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 3 of 4 Brett/Schwarz weekly 10:00A
Feb 22 Mac Gen group Meeting George monthly  1:30P
Feb 25
Using the FOCUS Feature of PAF
Miller
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 2:00P
Feb 26
Using Online Historical Black Newspapers ...
Sellers
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  6:00P
Feb 26 African American Research Workshop Ward monthly  6:00P
Feb 27 Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 4 of 4 Brett/Schwarz weekly 10:00A
Feb 28 Using the SEARCH Feature of Roots Magic Miller     1  2:00P
Mar 22 Beginning Swedish Research - Class & Workshop Olofson     1 11:00A
  • SFBAJGS = San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
  • AAGSNC = African American Genealogial Society of Northern California


African American Research Workshop - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail :nextleveldna@gmail.com

Beginning Evernote (hands-on) – Instructor, Bonnie Mattson - Evernote is an organization tool for all kinds of media, and text of all kinds, i.e., articles on the Internet, your own personal notes that can be written in the program itself. It has countless applications to life organization and is great for research notes. Everything is searchable by key words for easy access. This class is a beginner's, hands-on class designed specifically to help you begin using Evernote to digitally organize your genealogical research material. Please go to evernote.com, register and set up an account before coming to class. Follow the prompts, it is easy!

Beginning Genealogy Series - "Skills for Successful Research - Instructors Pam Brett and Lavinia Schwartz, CGS Research Specialists - The hands-on 4 week series sponsored by the California Genealogical Society is designed to teach the beginning researcher the skills needed for finding, organizing, and evaluating sources.  There is a fee for the series.  Follow the link for further information and registration. Registration

Beginning Swedish Research Class and Workshop - Instructor, Wade Olofson, Swedish research specialist - Find your Swedish ancestors and living relatives using the comprehensive resources at the Oakland FamilySearch Library.  Class will last about 1 hour and be followed by a workshop with research assistance.  Please pre-register by E-Mail :Wade

Computer Basics I - Kim Holley - This hands-on class is designed for the computer beginner. Learn how to get around your computer (the desktop, the mouse, windows), learn to create and move files and folders and to use a flash drive.

Documentation Using Personal Ancestral File (hands on) - Instructor, Ken Miller, Associate Director OFSL - Documenting (or footnoting) your research is a vital part of being a good genealogist. This class teaches the fundamentals of documentation using the PAF software program but the principles taught could be used in any program. Please call (510-531-3905) or E-mail (fhcoakland@gmail.com) the FHC to preregister.

FamilySearch/Familytree - What You Need to Know - Instructor, Ralph Severson, Director OFSL -FamilySearch is the genealogical website of the LDS Church and Family Tree is the portion of the website for sharing ancestral lineages.  This amazing website is fast becomming the number 1 geenalogical website in the world.  Comes see how to get the most from it. 

Intro to Roots Magic (hand-on) - Instructor Ken Miller, Associate Director OFSL - This is a hands-on introduction to the genealogical data management program Roots Magic. It will cover opening the program, entering data, using templates for sources and notes, and adding pictures. The Webinar on Using RootsMagic will be included on the CD that will be given to participants. There is no charge for the class but there will be a small fee to cover the cost of handouts. We would appreciate pre-registration at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905 as the class is limited to 8 participants. Bring a flash drive if you have one.

Using the FOCUS Feature in PAF (hands-on) – Instructor, Kenneth Miller, Associate Director OFSL) – The FOCUS feature allows you to generate a list of individuals who meet a specific criteria. For instance, the genealogist has ordered a microfilm from a church in a small town in Pennsylvania; FOCUS allows him to generate a list of individuals in his database who resided in that area. Need a list of ancestors alive in 1930, FOCUS helps you find them. Learn to use this powerful tool. Preregister at fhcoakland@gmail.com or call 510-531-3905.

Using Online Historical Black Newspapers for Genealogical Research - Instructor, Janice Sellers - Many historical black and abolitionist newspapers are available online, with more being added. Most are on subscription sites, while some are free. This class gives an overview of the roles of black newspapers, discusses what is online and where it is, suggests access strategies, and shows sample search results.