Victorville California Family History Center

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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
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*'''Address:''' 12100 Ridgecrest Road (cross street=Bear Valley Road) Victorville, CA
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*Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.  
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*Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=12100+Ridgecrest+Road,+Victorville,+CA&hl=en&ll=34.471998,-117.274976&spn=0.030356,0.047851&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.816238,97.998047&oq=12100+Ridgecrest+Road+Victorville,+CA&hnear=12100+Ridgecrest+Rd,+Victorville,+California+92395&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
'''Phone:'''  
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'''Phone:''' 760-243-5632
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;Ca_victorville@ldsmail.net<br>  
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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*'''Tues:'''&nbsp;9 am - 9 pm
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*'''Weds: '''5 pm - 9 pm
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*'''Thurs: '''9 am - 9 pm
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*'''Friday:''' 9 am - 1 pm
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*'''Sat:''' 10 am - 2 pm
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving, and of Christmas and New Years. &nbsp;Please schedule in advance.
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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==== Upcoming Events: &nbsp;October 12, 2013 Family History Fair. Classes on FamilySearch, DNA for Family History. ====
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Center ====
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and micrfofiche available through the Family History Library Catalog<br>
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*'''[[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. These include Ancestry.com, Fold3, Footnote, HeritageQuest, AmericanAncestors.org (formerly New England Historic Genealogical Society), World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library and many others.
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:*'''Digital Scrapbooking Software'''
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:*'''Photo Editing Software'''
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
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:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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*3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers
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*9 computers
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*3 printers including one that prints color and one that prints copies of microfilm.  
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*2 Photo scanners: Scan photos, negatives, and slides
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*VHS to DVD conversion equipment
  
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==== Staff Specialties  ====
 
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=== Center Services  ===
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh research, DNA for family history
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm FamilySearch Indexing
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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Please visit the Norman F. Feldheym Central Library in San Bernardino for a California collection that is unique in the world.  
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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''Volunteer genealogy consultants have opportunities for training in basic and advanced techniques. &nbsp;Assignments are usually in shifts of 4 hours a week. &nbsp;Come to the center or call to inquire.''

Revision as of 11:29, 13 October 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I" box in the Toolbar above.)

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 12100 Ridgecrest Road (cross street=Bear Valley Road) Victorville, CA
  • Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.
  • Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 760-243-5632

E-mail: Ca_victorville@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tues: 9 am - 9 pm
  • Weds: 5 pm - 9 pm
  • Thurs: 9 am - 9 pm
  • Friday: 9 am - 1 pm
  • Sat: 10 am - 2 pm

Holiday Schedule: Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving, and of Christmas and New Years.  Please schedule in advance.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:  October 12, 2013 Family History Fair. Classes on FamilySearch, DNA for Family History.

Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Center


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and micrfofiche available through the Family History Library Catalog

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. These include Ancestry.com, Fold3, Footnote, HeritageQuest, AmericanAncestors.org (formerly New England Historic Genealogical Society), World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library and many others.
  • Digital Scrapbooking Software
  • Photo Editing Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers
  • 9 computers
  • 3 printers including one that prints color and one that prints copies of microfilm.
  • 2 Photo scanners: Scan photos, negatives, and slides
  • VHS to DVD conversion equipment

Staff Specialties

Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh research, DNA for family history

Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm FamilySearch Indexing


Resources in the Local Area

Please visit the Norman F. Feldheym Central Library in San Bernardino for a California collection that is unique in the world.


Volunteer at the Center

Volunteer genealogy consultants have opportunities for training in basic and advanced techniques.  Assignments are usually in shifts of 4 hours a week.  Come to the center or call to inquire.