Salem Oregon East Family History Center

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


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 862 45th Ave NE Salem, OR 97301 United States
  • Enter south parking lot, go to the SE corner of the building.
  • Sign on the door.

Phone:

  • 1-503-371-0453, The Center, answered during OPEN hours (see below).
  • 1-503-409-2679, Director's cell

E-mail:

  • OR_SalemEast@ldsmail.net
  •     Begin SUBJECT with "FHC -"

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday: ~~~CLOSED ~~~

Holiday Schedule:

Summer Vacation:  July 1st thru July 17th, 2017

Thanksgiving Vacation: November 21st thru November 24th, 2017

Christmas Vacation: December 19th thru January 1st, 2018

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Event

Keizer Stake FAMILY DISCOVERY DAY - May 20th 2017; 8:30am - 12:00pm

Sessions schedule -https://www.dropbox.com/s/dfk6de5i8lj6yn0/FDD-Sessions.jpg?dl=0

Class Schedule

~~~ All Classes at the Family History Center. All Tuesday, except one. ~~~

~~~ See Class Handouts, BELOW, for Class outline/handouts ~~~

TO BE SCHEDULED

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CLASS HANDOUTS
Basic Family Tree

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xg21ni3wb5sdbyn/Cd_Basic-Family-Tree.pdf?dl=0

Advanced Family Tree

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2v5y3c2l63y5rf4/Cd_Adv-Family-Tree.pdf?dl=0

Adding Memories to Family Tree (FamilySearch)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3ocwhsfdk0ku6ri/Cd_AddingMemoriestoFamilyTree.pdf?dl=0

Audio Memories

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dt0zwyj3t1bfz8o/Cd_Audio-Memories.pdf?dl=0

RootsMagic

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdz8ly52tn9i4jz/Cd_RootsMagic.pdf?dl=0

Computer Basics 1 for Genealogists

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rcsojrod8un3gyc/Cd_Computer-Basics.pdf?dl=0

Computer Basics 2 for Genealogists

https://www.dropbox.com/s/pj6ryncvtpx81lr/Cd_Computer-Basics-2.pdf?dl=0

. . . . . .Computer Maintenance. . . . . .https://www.dropbox.com/s/636mxhtesdofact/Cd_Computer-Maintenance.pdf?dl=0

. . . . . .Flash Drives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . https://www.dropbox.com/s/vqu4pwccfea4o31/Cd_Flash-Drives.pdf?dl=0

. . . . . .Hard Drive Layout. . . . . . . . . .https://www.dropbox.com/s/77tynxkdol8cjme/Cd_Hard-Drive-Layout.pdf?dl=0

. . . . . .HD Layout Exercise. . . . . . . . .https://www.dropbox.com/s/gw84vjryi7nd7gz/Cd_HD-Layout-Exercise.pdf?dl=0

Researching Using FamilySearch

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kp4j8hz3ef7kl7c/Cd_Basic-Research-FS.pdf?dl=0

Online Microfilm/Microfiche Ordering

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2o1gt0jrvshfjs5/Cd_On-Line%20Microfilm_Microfiche-Ordering.pdf?dl=0

Staff Training Meetings

Staff Meeting - Monday, February 6th, 1:00-2:00pm at the Center

Staff Meeting - Monday, March 6th, 1:00-2:00pm at the Center

Staff Meeting - Monday, April 3rd, 1:00-2:00pm at the Center


Center Resources

Collections

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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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • The Center has all of the necessary equipment for Family History Research. Below is a list of items available to patrons.
  • 6 computers, with Internet access, for patron use.
  • Each has the capability to print on a lazer printer (black, no color).
  • There are 4 microfilm readers, most with magnification.
  • There is a Canon microfilm/microfiche reader/printer for printing images.
  • There are 2 microfiche readers
  • One lazer printer, copier, scanner. Will scan to FamilySearch memories.
  • One additional lazer printer.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

Willamette Valley Genealogical Society at the Salem City Library. http://www.wvgsor.org

Early Oregonians Database (prior to 1860). http://sos.oregon.gov/archives/Pages/records.aspx

Marion County Historical Society at the Willamette Heritage Center. http://www.willametteheritage.org/

Silverton Genealogy Group - Ancestry Detectives.  http://www.ancestrydetectives.org



Volunteer at the Center

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