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Center Contacts and Hours
Location & Map:
- Address: 19481 Hillsdale Dr, Sonora, CA. 95370
- Location on Map
Phone: (209) 536-9206
- Tueday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10:00am to 4:00pm & 6:30pm to 9:00pm
- Closed: 1st Thurs evening of each month.
- November 20th through November 22nd
- December 25th through January 3rd
Calendar and Events
Tuolumne County Genealogical Society Workshop - October 13, 2012, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Staff Training Meetings
June 4, 2012 at 10:00am
- Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Databases and Software
- FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
- Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Legacy, PAF, RootsMagic)
- Charting software (PAF Companion, Legacy Charting)
- Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as OpenOffice
- Photo editing software (IrfanView, and XN View)
- Pedigree Resource File
- Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
- Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Australian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.
Hardware and Equipment
- 7 networked computer workstations with printer access
- Paper copier
- 6 microfilm readers
- 2 microfiche readers
- 1 microfiche/film scanner
- 2 flatbed scanners
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
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