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{{FHCpage|location=Arizona}}The Tucson Family History Center serves the Tucson area. Established in the 1980's, it houses a large collection of family histories and genealogy books which were donated by the Arizona State Genealogical Society. [[Image:Tucson Family History Center.JPG|thumb|right|300px|Tucson Family History Center.JPG]]  
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{{FHCpage|location=Arizona}}The Tucson Family History Center serves the Tucson area. Established in the 1980's, it&nbsp;houses a large collection of family histories and genealogy books donated by the Southern Arizona Genealogical Society and Pima County Library. <br><br>[[Image:Tucson Family History Center.JPG|right|613x613px|Tucson Family History Center.JPG]]  
  
=== <u>Center Contacts and Hours</u> ===
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
:*500 S. Langley, Tucson, AZ&nbsp; 85710  
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:*500 S. Langley Ave., Tucson, AZ&nbsp; 85710-4834 United States
 
:*The free&nbsp;standing building is located on the north east side&nbsp;of the Tucson East Stake Center parking lot, south of Palo Verde Park.&nbsp; There&nbsp;is ample parking and handicap accessibility.  
 
:*The free&nbsp;standing building is located on the north east side&nbsp;of the Tucson East Stake Center parking lot, south of Palo Verde Park.&nbsp; There&nbsp;is ample parking and handicap accessibility.  
:*Map'':''[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=500+S.+Langley+tucson+Arizona&hl=en&ll=32.216577,-110.844026&spn=0.015939,0.041585&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=30.599615,85.166016&vpsrc=6&t=m&z=15 '''Tucson Arizona Family History Center'''']''&nbsp;''
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:*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Church+of+Jesus+Christ+of+Latter-day+Saints/@32.2144237,-110.844452,17z/data=!4m5!1m2!2m1!1s500+S.+Langley+Ave.,+Tucson,+AZ++85710-4834+United+States!3m1!1s0x0000000000000000:0x588e054a08e2e610 Location Map]
  
'''Phone:'''&nbsp; 520-298-0905  
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'''Phone:''' 520-298-0905  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:az_tucson@ldsmail.net '''az_tucson@ldsmail.net''']<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:az_tucson@ldsmail.net '''az_tucson@ldsmail.net''']
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Facebook:''' Search "'''Tucson Family History Center'''" on Facebook to join our group to receive updates and information on Center events.<br>
  
:*Tuesday 10 am - 9 pm  
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'''Open Hours:'''
:*Wednesday 10 am - 2 pm  
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* '''Tuesday''' 10 am - 9 pm
:*Thursday 10 am - 9 pm  
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* '''Wednesday''' 10am - 2 pm
:*Friday 10 am - 5 pm  
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* '''Thursday''' 10 am - 9 pm
:*Saturday 10 am - 5 pm  
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* '''Friday''' 10 am - 5 pm
:*Closed: April 6,&nbsp;October 5, November 28, 29, 30,&nbsp;December 20 - January 2&nbsp;
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* '''Saturday''' 10 am - 5 pm
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* '''Closed:''' Sunday and Monday
  
=== <u>Upcoming events:</u> ===
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=== NEW! - Visit The Family History Guide ===
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Go to [https://www.thefhguide.com www.thefhguide.com] for a free learning, resource, and training center for genealogy.  
  
<u></u><u></u>Repeat sessions of some of the presentations from "Family History in the 21st Century" will be offered in February, March, April and May at the Family History Center. [https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-vOKgw1eK3SWlRmY1VvQ2F3WHM/edit &nbsp;REPEAT SCHEDULE]
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The Family History Guide Mission Statement: "Our mission is to greatly increase the number of people actively involved in family history worldwide, and to make everyone's family history journey ''easier'', more ''efficient'', and more ''enjoyable''."
  
*A 3 session class on German Research will be offered as a follow-up to the German Research Tips presentation.&nbsp;These classes will be taught on Tuesdays, April 9, 16, and 23 &nbsp;from 3-5 pm, and require pre-registration. (298-0905)
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Here are some of the unique features you'll find on the site:
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* Over 1,200 Goals for learning, supported by over 2,300 flexible Choices
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* Step-by-step instructions to make learning easier
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* Links to over 2,400 videos and articles from FamilySearch, Ancestry, and more
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* QUIKLinks that take you to record searches from multiple sources, with a single click
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* Project Tracker sheets and Training materials for self-study or group instruction
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* Family history resources for children and for LDS interests
  
'''"Optimizing Google as a Genealogical Research Tool"''' by Amy Urman &nbsp;was taught April 17.[https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-vOKgw1eK3SYU1CQnF5bWtCVmc/edit Handout]
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=== 2017 Family History Fair - February 25, 2017 - Saturday:  Click [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEaFdQVUlHa2s5VTg/view?usp=sharing here] for the tentative class schedule ===
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=== Past events  ===
  
<u></u>
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'''Family History Discovery Fair 2016''' - Click [https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzS6FHVS1kuEMHJxdWRsc0tXWVE here] for the list of courses and links to class handouts.
  
<u>Family History in the 21st Century - This Family History Fair was presented January 26, 2013</u>&nbsp; at the Tucson East Stake Center. Links to the class handouts are below.  
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'''Family History in the 21st Century 2015''' - Click [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEN3lWdUl6c2FEbVU/view?usp=sharing here] for the list of courses and links to class handouts.  
  
*&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Priesthood Leader Session ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEREFobHQ4dWdzcTg/edit Handout])<br>
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'''Family History in the 21st Century 2014''' - Click [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEQ2JLTWJuSlR0cTg/view?usp=sharing here] for the list of courses and links to class handouts.
  
:*Making the Most of Ancestry.com: With more than 11 billion records and 31,000 searchable databases, Ancestry.com is the most popular website for genealogy research. However, the sheer amount of data can make searching for your ancestors seem daunting. This class will help you navigate the records more efficiently and provide an overview of the other resources available to users of Ancestry.com. ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuESFlVbWpqcDlzcUE/edit?usp=sharing Handout])
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'''Family History in the 21st Century 2013''' - Click [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuENVRKdGZUSEoxS3c/edit?usp=sharing here] for the list of courses and links to class handouts.<br><br>
:*British Research for Beginners
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=== Center Resources  ===
:*British Isles Research - Beyond Parish Records
 
:*Genealogy subscription websites available at no charge through the FHC: Many of the major websites useful for genealogy research charge a fee. Several of these can be accessed at LDS Family History Centers without charge. This class is an overview of these websites. &nbsp;([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEZC1Kc05xWHo2bkU/edit Handout])
 
:*Civil War Records and Research: From the time of their draft or enlistment through their death from old age, veterans of both sides of the Civil War left behind a legacy of records. This program will cover the types of records generated at the beginning of service, during service, and post-service. We'll also cover eligibility and pension acts, as well as the pension records. What to look for and how to locate it. ([https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzS6FHVS1kuERFRvUXZKSy0xc00 Handout])
 
:*Family History for Those Who Think It's Done and Fleshing Out Your Pioneer History: Many members of the LDS Church whose families have been members for several generations believe that their family history is complete. This class suggests several family history projects which can be considered by these individuals. Also, we will briefly consider resources one can investigate if they would like to know more about their Pioneer ancestors. &nbsp;([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEM2N2bnAxUmxRUXc/edit Handout])
 
:*German Research Tips ([https://docs.google.com/open?id=1fCadafB-FBuJ8qeGg91iH0xoG9CAk7oQOwPiaXkJOWy5UL2px7ZUYJermIif Handout])
 
:*Finding the Living: Tips to get you started to find lost family and friends from Private Investigator Amy Urman. &nbsp;([https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzS6FHVS1kuEUzlKSmc3bTBKajQ Handout])
 
:*Finding the Dead - Sources to Research: Paper Trail of Death - Sources to locate death and burial information other than a standard death certificates. ([https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzS6FHVS1kuES2hhQUJ1YUFXbDA Handout])
 
:*OK, I'm Sitting in Front of the Computer - Now What Do I Do?: Getting organized and places to go to find your ancestors.
 
:*Immigration - Finding the Details of Your Ancestor's Arrival in America: This class will focus on where to search for information that will lead you to your ancestor's immigrant ship. Sources for ships' lists - both on line and in libraries - will also be discussed. ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEeGk2Y0pod0NGZTg/edit Handout])
 
:*Scots-Irish Research: "The Scots-Irish" a brief history of the origins of these unique people. The emphasis of this class will be finding appropriate records on individuals ranging from the 1800s in America back to the 1500s in Great Britain. On line source handouts will be provided.([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuENlFsM3JfcVNWdDA/edit?usp=sharing Handout])
 
:*"Will" You or Won't You? - Wills and Probates: This wills and probates 101 class will take you through the probate process from wills to death to probate to settlement. We will discuss terminology, genealogical tidbits found in probate documents, and where and how to look for probate documents. ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEZkg5YkRsOXF6NGM/edit Handout])
 
:*On-Line Resources and Tools - Not Limited to the Family History Center Portal: &nbsp;Emphasis on Google Earth, Google Maps, and related resources. ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEZ0EtWHFNYUhMaUU/edit Handout])
 
:*Family History Basics - Setting Up Space, Gathering and Entering Information, Scanning, and Preserving: &nbsp;This course will focus on how to organize your paper research and get them digitized. It will teach tips on creating an electronic filing system, naming files, scanning photographs and documents, and photo/document preservation. ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuELUxvRHZHTTlOa1U/edit?usp=sharing Handout access])
 
:*FamilySearch Indexing - Serving in Family History from Home or Anywhere: Over 2 billion genealogical records are searchable online for free through the efforts of volunteers. But the work is not done, and the need for indexers worldwide is growing. Anyone can index, anywhere, for just minutes a day. This class will show you how easy it is to participate in this global project by taking you through a live demonstration of the Indexing program. ([https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzS6FHVS1kuESlIwT0VIZVJqNVk Handout])<br>  
 
:*Maps, the Best Kept Family History Research Secret ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEbVVDWUdfdFNpb2c/edit Handout])
 
:*Audio Digitizing: Use Free Software to record tapes, or real time audio and then clean up background noise. Share files as MP3's or CD's and more. ([https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B7uenNEzv38SdWhfbDU4dGRiN2c/edit?usp=sharing Handout])
 
:*Document Digitizing: Emphasis is on scanning hand written and typed documents - photo albums, etc. with brief coverage of movie and video digitization.([https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B7uenNEzv38SdWhfbDU4dGRiN2c/edit?usp=sharing Handout])
 
:*Oral Histories: Capture Living Legends. Good questions and strategies for starting dialog and conversation that can be recorded for posterity.([https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B7uenNEzv38SdWhfbDU4dGRiN2c/edit?usp=sharing Handout])
 
:*Gathering and Publishing Your Family History
 
:*Clues to Conclusions: If you’ve been researching for a while, you probably have piles (or files) of paper – documents, notes, photocopies, etc. And you’re still missing the ONE document that proves the parents of your great-grandmother. This presentation will give you several ideas on how to take all those “clues” you’ve found and put them all together to form a conclusion and perhaps solve your problem. &nbsp;([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEdHVRcVRpZ05yNU0/edit Handout])
 
:*Becoming Familiar with the FamilySearch.org Website Including New FamilyTree: FamilySearch has undergone significant changes in the last year. There are many new resources to help people interested in family history.[https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-vOKgw1eK3SMDRQUl94ZXNrb2s/edit (Handout)]
 
:*Family Search Family Tree: &nbsp;Introduction and trimming and sourcing your family tree {for LDS Church Members}. ([https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzS6FHVS1kuEUklmbW91azdTQjg/edit Handout])
 
  
== <u>Center Resources</u>  ==
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[[Image:Arizonatucsonfhc.jpg|600px|Arizonatucsonfhc.jpg]]
  
 
==== Collections&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Collections&nbsp;  ====
  
*'''The Cox Collection''': This microfilm collection contains copies of US country histories published in newspapers in the 1875-1900 period, as well as city directories for major cities of the time.  
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*'''The Cox Collection''': This microfilm collection contains copies of US county histories published in newspapers in the 1875-1900 period, as well as city directories for major cities of the time.  
*'''[https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?snapid=S443411wSbP Tucson FHC catalog]&nbsp;'''Several thousand donated books, film and fiche as well as webinars are part of our holdings.This&nbsp;[https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-vOKgw1eK3STEM1UDVNRHA5YWs/edit User guide] explains how to search it. [http://tfhcbooks.blogspot.com/ &nbsp;New acquisitions]&nbsp;and "staff favorites" are updated quarterly.
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*'''[https://www.google.com/fusiontables/DataSource?docid=1t94-xis6fWpofv9yywk_uW88mP2oTrjtIS1YnnT1 Tucson FHC catalog]&nbsp;'''Several thousand donated books, film and fiche as well as webinars are part of our holdings.This&nbsp;[https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByxX_gjnYgg4cUlhQU9VM1BMUDA/view?usp=sharing User guide] explains how to search it.
*'''F[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ HC Portal:]'''<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> 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. &nbsp;Websites available are:</span>  
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* '''[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ FHC Portal:]'''<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> 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. &nbsp;Websites available are:</span>  
**19th Century British Newspapers&nbsp;  
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**19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive&nbsp;  
 
**Alexander Street Press &nbsp;(Civil War)  
 
**Alexander Street Press &nbsp;(Civil War)  
**<span id="1337194516009E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>Ancestry.com  
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**American Ancestors (New England Historic and Genealogical Society)
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**<span style="display: none;" id="1337194516009E">&nbsp;</span>Ancestry.com  
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**Create your "Who Do You Think You Are?" story for free
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**Find My Past (UK)
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**Fold3.com (military records)
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**Geneanet (NEW)
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**Historic Map Works
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**Kinpoint
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**MyHeritage / World Vital Records (all content has been added to MyHeritage.com)
 
**Access Newspaper Archive  
 
**Access Newspaper Archive  
**Swedish church records
 
**Find My Past (UK)
 
**Fold 3 (specializing in military records)
 
**The Genealogist (UK)
 
**Godfrey Memorial Library
 
**Heritage Quest
 
 
**Paper Trail  
 
**Paper Trail  
**World Vital Records
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**ProQuest Obituary Listings
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**Puzzilla.org
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**ArkivDigital Online - Swedish church records
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**Scottish Records (DOS&nbsp;program version)<br>
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==== Periodicals and Magazines  ====
  
===== Periodicals and magazines: =====
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:*Internet Genealogy
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:*NGS quarterly
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:*American Ancestors (NEHGS online magazine)
  
*Internet Genealogy
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==== Computer Software Programs and Resources  ====
*NGS quarterly
 
*American Ancestors (NEHGS online magazine)
 
  
We also have deluxe versions of the following genealogy mangement software for you to "test drive."  
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We&nbsp; have deluxe versions of the following genealogy management software for you to "test drive."  
  
:*Ancestral Quest  
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:*Ancestral Quest 12
:*Family Insight
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:*Legacy 8
:*Legacy  
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:*Roots Magic 6 and 7 (software programs that interact with Family Search and My Heritage)
:*Roots Magic (software programs that interact with newFamilySearch.)
 
  
 
Additional computer resources include:  
 
Additional computer resources include:  
 
:*Animap
 
:*Centennia
 
:*Archives.com
 
 
:*Genealogy Bank  
 
:*Genealogy Bank  
:*American Ancestors (New England Genealogical Society)
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:*Family Tree Maker disks (some--check catalog)  
:*Family Tree Maker disks ( some--check catalog)  
 
 
:*Some Pedigree Resource File disks  
 
:*Some Pedigree Resource File disks  
:*Spanish version of PAF (PAF 4)
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:*PAF 4 and PAF 5
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:*Genelines Universal Edition
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:*Generation Maps Consultation Software
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:*Charting Companion for FamilySearch
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:*Map My Family Tree
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:*MagiKey Family Tree
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Family Search Compatible and Verified Programs
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:* Many interesting and helpful programs that tie to information in Family Search can be found at FamilySearch.org/apps
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*10 patron use computers<br>
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:*10 patron use computers  
:*microfilm/fiche digital copier  
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:*microfilm digital copier  
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:*scan pictures directly to FamilySearch (NEW)
 
:*flatbed scanner
 
:*flatbed scanner
  
=== <u>Center Services</u> ===
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=== Center Services  ===
 
 
==== Staff Research Specialties&nbsp;  ====
 
 
 
:*British Isles: Saturday 10-2
 
:*Germany: Tuesday&nbsp; 2-5
 
:*Scot-Irish: &nbsp;Friday 2-5
 
:*Southern States: Tuesday 10-2
 
:*US: Thursday 6-9 pm
 
  
==== Classes  ====
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==== Individual Consulting ====
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* Center staff are available for personal consulting with no appointment needed and at no cost
  
<u>Software User groups </u>meet the second week of the month- please call FHC to confirm.  
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==== Staff Research Specialties&nbsp; ====
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* British Isles: Saturday, 10am - 2pm
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* US: Thursday, 10am - 2pm
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* Other specialty times and languages available; send your request to az_tucson@ldsmail.net
  
*Family Insight - This group no longer has formal meetings-You can contact the FHC Director for contact information of the group leader who will provide personal help by appointment.  
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==== Presentations ====
*Legacy - Saturday 10:30 am&nbsp; [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w3SogUd6InqqbyZ2kk9zR5YDvkk_nWr_-vAFPYaIK6Q/edit Topic schedule]
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* Center staff are available for presentations to community and religious groups. Please send an email to the address above with your request.  There is no charge for such presentations.
*Family Tree Maker -&nbsp;Tuesdays 2-5 pm. One on one help. &nbsp;Please call to schedule an appointment with Charles Hofmann.
 
  
 
==== Volunteer at the Center  ====
 
==== Volunteer at the Center  ====
 
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* Community volunteers with an interest in family history, a desire to serve others,&nbsp;and are willing to commit to a weekly or bi-weekly shift for at least one to two years are&nbsp;invited to join our staff.&nbsp; Training will be provided.&nbsp; More information can be found on the [[justserve.org]] website.  Contact the Director through our email above for specific opportunities that fit your schedule.
Community volunteers with an interest in family history, and a desire to serve others,&nbsp;who are willing to commit to a weekly shift for at least one-two years are&nbsp;invited to join our staff.&nbsp; Training will be provided.&nbsp; Contact the Director for further information.
 

Latest revision as of 02:03, 5 January 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
The Tucson Family History Center serves the Tucson area. Established in the 1980's, it houses a large collection of family histories and genealogy books donated by the Southern Arizona Genealogical Society and Pima County Library.

Tucson Family History Center.JPG

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 500 S. Langley Ave., Tucson, AZ  85710-4834 United States
  • The free standing building is located on the north east side of the Tucson East Stake Center parking lot, south of Palo Verde Park.  There is ample parking and handicap accessibility.
  • Location Map

Phone: 520-298-0905

E-mail: az_tucson@ldsmail.net

Facebook: Search "Tucson Family History Center" on Facebook to join our group to receive updates and information on Center events.

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday 10 am - 9 pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 2 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 9 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Closed: Sunday and Monday

NEW! - Visit The Family History Guide

Go to www.thefhguide.com for a free learning, resource, and training center for genealogy.

The Family History Guide Mission Statement: "Our mission is to greatly increase the number of people actively involved in family history worldwide, and to make everyone's family history journey easier, more efficient, and more enjoyable."

Here are some of the unique features you'll find on the site:

  • Over 1,200 Goals for learning, supported by over 2,300 flexible Choices
  • Step-by-step instructions to make learning easier
  • Links to over 2,400 videos and articles from FamilySearch, Ancestry, and more
  • QUIKLinks that take you to record searches from multiple sources, with a single click
  • Project Tracker sheets and Training materials for self-study or group instruction
  • Family history resources for children and for LDS interests

2017 Family History Fair - February 25, 2017 - Saturday: Click here for the tentative class schedule

Past events

Family History Discovery Fair 2016 - Click here for the list of courses and links to class handouts.

Family History in the 21st Century 2015 - Click here for the list of courses and links to class handouts.

Family History in the 21st Century 2014 - Click here for the list of courses and links to class handouts.

Family History in the 21st Century 2013 - Click here for the list of courses and links to class handouts.

Center Resources

Arizonatucsonfhc.jpg

Collections 

  • The Cox Collection: This microfilm collection contains copies of US county histories published in newspapers in the 1875-1900 period, as well as city directories for major cities of the time.
  • Tucson FHC catalog Several thousand donated books, film and fiche as well as webinars are part of our holdings.This User guide explains how to search it.
  • 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.  Websites available are:
    • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive 
    • Alexander Street Press  (Civil War)
    • American Ancestors (New England Historic and Genealogical Society)
    • Ancestry.com
    • Create your "Who Do You Think You Are?" story for free
    • Find My Past (UK)
    • Fold3.com (military records)
    • Geneanet (NEW)
    • Historic Map Works
    • Kinpoint
    • MyHeritage / World Vital Records (all content has been added to MyHeritage.com)
    • Access Newspaper Archive
    • Paper Trail
    • ProQuest Obituary Listings
    • Puzzilla.org
    • ArkivDigital Online - Swedish church records
    • Scottish Records (DOS program version)

Periodicals and Magazines

  • Internet Genealogy
  • NGS quarterly
  • American Ancestors (NEHGS online magazine)

Computer Software Programs and Resources

We  have deluxe versions of the following genealogy management software for you to "test drive."

  • Ancestral Quest 12
  • Legacy 8
  • Roots Magic 6 and 7 (software programs that interact with Family Search and My Heritage)

Additional computer resources include:

  • Genealogy Bank
  • Family Tree Maker disks (some--check catalog)
  • Some Pedigree Resource File disks
  • PAF 4 and PAF 5
  • Genelines Universal Edition
  • Generation Maps Consultation Software
  • Charting Companion for FamilySearch
  • Map My Family Tree
  • MagiKey Family Tree

Family Search Compatible and Verified Programs

  • Many interesting and helpful programs that tie to information in Family Search can be found at FamilySearch.org/apps

Hardware and Equipment

  • 10 patron use computers
  • microfilm digital copier
  • scan pictures directly to FamilySearch (NEW)
  • flatbed scanner

Center Services

Individual Consulting

  • Center staff are available for personal consulting with no appointment needed and at no cost

Staff Research Specialties 

  • British Isles: Saturday, 10am - 2pm
  • US: Thursday, 10am - 2pm
  • Other specialty times and languages available; send your request to az_tucson@ldsmail.net

Presentations

  • Center staff are available for presentations to community and religious groups. Please send an email to the address above with your request. There is no charge for such presentations.

Volunteer at the Center

  • Community volunteers with an interest in family history, a desire to serve others, and are willing to commit to a weekly or bi-weekly shift for at least one to two years are invited to join our staff.  Training will be provided.  More information can be found on the justserve.org website. Contact the Director through our email above for specific opportunities that fit your schedule.