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'''July 24, 6:30 PM - Introduction to Genealogy''' Have you watched the Ancestry.com commercials and thought, “I want to do that“ ?  Have you asked questions and made notes about your family, and now feel ready to take the next step? Would you like to know what genealogical research involves and how to start?  Would you like a computer program to help you keep your information organized?  This is the class for you. Genealogy is neither as easy as the commercials and TV programs make it sound nor as complicated as it used to be. Take the first step -- come to our free class and find out if this is the hobby for you. '''Pre-registration requested''' at fhcoakland@gmail.com<BR>
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''' SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Seminar''' ''' Coming Saturday, October 12''' -The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be hosting the SwedGen genealogists and Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital for an amazing day of Swedish research classes and individual 30 minute consultationsTopics include: How to research Swedish church records, CDs and other online resources, using Disbyt and Dispos databases, researching probate records and estate inventories, finding your soldier’s military records, using historical maps. Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Olof Cronberg, Skåne, Sweden and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois.  Watch here for further information, pre-registration and appointments for one-on-one consultations.  There will be no fee for this seminar. '''This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!'''
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<BR> PAPER BASICS: SAVING YOUR FAMILY'S PAPER BASED HISTORY -  Wednesday, 22 February 2017, at 11 AM - Have you got original documents that need to be preserved?.... Letters, diaries, journals, certificates, citizenship papers, family Bibles... before they crumble into dust let Karen Zukor teach you the basics of preservation. Come listen to her presentation on the factors that damage paper and how to properly handle, store and display those items that are both inherently valuable and inherently fragile. Karen has been a professional paper conservator for almost thirty years and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation. She has been responsible for many collections - including fine art, archival material, maps, documents, and rare books - held both in private hands and at institutions. In addition, she has trained both pre- and post-program interns for over twenty years, and lectures widely to the general public. You won't want to miss this exciting opportunity.  Pre-register at: [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com]or 510-531-3905.
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<BR> GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP Thursdays  - Need some help with your Swedish research?  Join our experts on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistanceNo appointment necessary.
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<BR>'''Get the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge in one visit!''' [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Oakland_California_FamilySearch_Library/Boy_Scout_Workshop Information and registration]&nbsp;
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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.


Library is Fragrance Free!

Coming Events


PAPER BASICS: SAVING YOUR FAMILY'S PAPER BASED HISTORY - Wednesday, 22 February 2017, at 11 AM - Have you got original documents that need to be preserved?.... Letters, diaries, journals, certificates, citizenship papers, family Bibles... before they crumble into dust let Karen Zukor teach you the basics of preservation. Come listen to her presentation on the factors that damage paper and how to properly handle, store and display those items that are both inherently valuable and inherently fragile. Karen has been a professional paper conservator for almost thirty years and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Conservation. She has been responsible for many collections - including fine art, archival material, maps, documents, and rare books - held both in private hands and at institutions. In addition, she has trained both pre- and post-program interns for over twenty years, and lectures widely to the general public. You won't want to miss this exciting opportunity. Pre-register at: fhcoakland@gmail.comor 510-531-3905.


GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP – Thursdays - Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.


LIBRARY WiLL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, APRIL 1 FOR the LDS GENERAL CONFERENCE


Get the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge in one visit! Information and registration 



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Oakland California Family History Center

The Oakland (California) Regional Family History Center is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California, with over 9,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 37,000 reels of microfilm and 9,000 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.








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