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NOTICE:&nbsp;We will be '''CLOSED December 20-January 1''' for the Christmas holiday.&nbsp; We will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, for the 6:30 - 9:00 pm shift. We look forward to seeing you in the new year!<br>
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= Upcoming Events  =
  
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'''Third Thursday Brown Bag Lecture'''
  
<br> '''2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188'''  
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''Using RootsMagic with FamilySearch Family Tree''<br>With Joe Sell of Ford's Colony Genealogy Club
  
Map to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=2017+Newman+Road+Williamsburg,+VA++23188+&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=48.374125,114.169922&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=2017+Newman+Rd,+Williamsburg,+York,+Virginia+23188&z=16&iwloc=A Williamsburg Family History Center].
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - noon<br> Williamsburg Family History Center <br>
  
Tues.&nbsp; 9:30am-12:30pm &amp; <br>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;6:30pm-9:00pm <br>Wed. &nbsp; 6:30pm-9:00pm <br>Thurs. 9:30am-12:30pm <br>Sat. &nbsp; &nbsp;9:30am-12:30pm
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757.220.0266&nbsp; during operating hours<br>757.903.5706&nbsp; when the center is not open
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=== '''Hours:'''  ===
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:*'''Tuesday:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9:30am-12:30pm,&nbsp; 6:30pm-9:00pm
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:*'''Wednesday:'''&nbsp; 6:30pm-9:00pm <br>  
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:*'''Thursday:''' &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9:30am-12:30pm <br>
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:*'''Saturday:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9:30am-12:30pm<br>
  
 
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2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188 United States <br>
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Map to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=2017+Newman+Road+Williamsburg,+VA++23188+&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=48.374125,114.169922&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=2017+Newman+Rd,+Williamsburg,+York,+Virginia+23188&z=16&iwloc=A Williamsburg Family History Center]<br>
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757-220-0266&nbsp; during operating hours<br> 757-903-5706&nbsp; when the center is not open<br> <br>  
  
 
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=== Handouts from Recent Presentations<br>  ===
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Click on the presentation title to view and print the handout.&nbsp; Documents are in PDF&nbsp;format.
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June 2014 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2014-06_California_Digital_Newspapers.pdf California Digital Newspaper Collection]
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May 2014 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2014-05_Illinois_Regional_Archives_Depository.pdf Illinois Regional Archives Depository]
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Apr 2014 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2014-04_FamilySearch_Partner_Products_handout.pdf FamilySearch Partner Products]
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Mar 2014 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2014-03_FamilySearch_Memories_handout.pdf FamilySearch Memories]
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Mar 2014 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2014-03_FamilySearch_Digital_Film_handout.pdf FamilySearch Digital Microfilm - "Browse Collections"]
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Jan 2014 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2014-01_New_York_City_vital_records.pdf New York&nbsp;City Vital Records]<br>
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Nov 2013 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2013-10_Scanner_Basics.pdf Scanner Basics]
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Oct 2013 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2013-10_England_and_Wales_Research_Online.pdf England/Wales Research Online]<br>
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Oct 2013 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2013-10_Using_FamilySerach_to_Collect_Organize_and_Share.pdf Using FamilySearch to Collect, Organize and Share Your Family Store] (Open House)
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Sept 2013 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2013-10_FamilySearch_Photoduplication_Requests.pdf FamilySearch Photoduplication Request]<br>
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Sept 2013 - [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:2013-09_FamilySearch_Hunting_vs_Fishing_searches.pdf FamilySearch.org Search Strategies: Hunting vs. Fishing]
  
 
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Our Family History Center features:  
 
Our Family History Center features:  
  
*Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm through the Salt Lake [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]  
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:*Lexmark multi-function printer/scanner with [https://familysearch.org/blog/en/family-photos-letters-documents/ direct scan to FamilySearch Family Tree]
*ScanPro digital film/fiche reader  
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:*Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm through the Salt Lake [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]  
*NMI 2020 microfilm readers  
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:*ScanPro digital film/fiche reader  
*Canon Lide flatbed scanner  
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:*NMI 2020 microfilm readers  
*Wi-Fi access  
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:*Canon Lide flatbed scanner  
*5 computer workstations
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:*Wi-Fi access  
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:*5 computer workstations
  
 
Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:  
 
Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:  
  
*[http://alexanderstreet.com/products/cwon.htm Alexander Street Press] (American Civil War Collections)  
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:*[http://alexanderstreet.com/products/cwon.htm Alexander Street Press] (American Civil War Collections)  
*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]  
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:*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]  
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp FindMyPast] (United Kingdom Research)  
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:*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp FindMyPast] (United Kingdom Research)  
*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3] (was Footnote.com)  
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:*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3] (was Footnote.com)  
*[http://www.genline.com/ Genline Family Finder] (Swedish research)  
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:*[http://www.genline.com/ Genline Family Finder] (Swedish research)  
*[http://www.godfrey.org/ Godfrey Memorial Library]  
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:*[http://www.godfrey.org/ Godfrey Memorial Library]  
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ NewspaperArchive.com]  
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:*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ NewspaperArchive.com]  
*[http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/ 19th Century British Newspapers]
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:*[http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/ 19th Century British Newspapers]
  
Check out our [http://www.micrographicsolutions.com/scanpro-2000.htm ScanPro 2000] digital microfilm/fiche reader! The new reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.  
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Check out our [http://www.micrographicsolutions.com/scanpro-2000.htm ScanPro 2000] digital microfilm/fiche reader! The reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.  
  
 
If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FHLibraryCatalog use the Family History Library catalog]. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on [https://www.familysearch.org/learn Learn]. A short video shows you how to use a [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] or [[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Last Name Search]] to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research.  
 
If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FHLibraryCatalog use the Family History Library catalog]. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on [https://www.familysearch.org/learn Learn]. A short video shows you how to use a [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] or [[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Last Name Search]] to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research.  

Latest revision as of 22:39, 29 June 2014

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

Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG
Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations

Contents

Upcoming Events

Third Thursday Brown Bag Lecture

Using RootsMagic with FamilySearch Family Tree
With Joe Sell of Ford's Colony Genealogy Club

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - noon
Williamsburg Family History Center



Hours:

  • Tuesday:       9:30am-12:30pm,  6:30pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:  6:30pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:     9:30am-12:30pm
  • Saturday:      9:30am-12:30pm

2017 Newman Road
Williamsburg, VA  23188 United States

Map to the Williamsburg Family History Center

757-220-0266  during operating hours
757-903-5706  when the center is not open


Handouts from Recent Presentations

Click on the presentation title to view and print the handout.  Documents are in PDF format.

June 2014 - California Digital Newspaper Collection

May 2014 - Illinois Regional Archives Depository

Apr 2014 - FamilySearch Partner Products

Mar 2014 - FamilySearch Memories

Mar 2014 - FamilySearch Digital Microfilm - "Browse Collections"

Jan 2014 - New York City Vital Records

Nov 2013 - Scanner Basics

Oct 2013 - England/Wales Research Online

Oct 2013 - Using FamilySearch to Collect, Organize and Share Your Family Store (Open House)

Sept 2013 - FamilySearch Photoduplication Request

Sept 2013 - FamilySearch.org Search Strategies: Hunting vs. Fishing


Resources

Our Family History Center features:

Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:

Check out our ScanPro 2000 digital microfilm/fiche reader! The reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.

If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to use the Family History Library catalog. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on Learn. A short video shows you how to use a Place Search or Last Name Search to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research.

Once you find a film that you’d like to view, you can order it online at FamilySearch.org/films.  If you need help with Online Film Ordering, stop by the FHC and we’ll help. You'll get an e-mail notification when the film arrives.


 

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