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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location Map:'''
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/785+N+San+Antonio+Ave,+Pomona,+CA+91767/@34.0661329,-117.7366342,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x80c3320099d3a4a9:0x2150518e7e6581c5 Location Map]
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'''Address:'''  
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*785 N. San Antonio Ave Upland CA 91784 United States
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*When coming to the center, enter on the southwest corner.  
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*There is a button to press and allow entry.  
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*Please look at the camera over the button so staff members can identify you.
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*Language:English
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Phone:'''
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*'''1-909 985-8821'''
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
*'''Address''':  785 N. San Antonio Ave, Upland, CA
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*[mailto:CA_Upland@ldsmail.net CA_Upland@ldsmail.net]
*When coming to the center, enter on the southwest corner. &nbsp;There is a button to press and allow entry. &nbsp;Please look at the camera over the button so staff members can identify you.
 
*[https://www.google.com/maps/preview?hl=en#!q=785+N+San+Antonio+Ave%2C+Upland%2C+CA&data=!1m4!1m3!1d31626!2d-117.661584!3d34.10249!4m11!1m10!2i35!4m8!1m3!1d52058!2d-122.8938686!3d47.0393335!3m2!1i1413!2i919!4f13.1 Location on Google Map]
 
  
'''Phone: (909) 985-8821'''  
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;jimlandmeier@msn.com<br>
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*'''Tuesday:'''9:00am-5:00pm
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*'''Wednesday:'''9:00am-8:30pm
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*'''Thursday:'''9:00am-8:30pm
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*'''Saturday:'''10:00am-2:00pm
  
'''Open Hours: Tues. 9am-5pm, Wed/Thu 9am-8:30pm, Sat 10am-2pm'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule and Closures:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule and Closures: Closed for General Conference Oct. 5, Major Holidays and the weeks of Christmas and New Years. &nbsp;Thanksgiving day. &nbsp;Oct 31 at 1pm.'''
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'''General Conference:''' '''All Major Holidays:''' '''Christmas and New Years:''' '''Thanksgiving day:''' '''Halloween: Month of August'''  
  
 
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==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Class Schedule First Tuesday of each month 7pm  ====
 
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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 '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.  
:*''(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.)''
 
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== 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.&nbsp;
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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.&nbsp;
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:* '''<u>The 19th Century British Library Newspapers</u>''' digital archive—http://find.galegroup.com/bncn/
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This fully searchable database of the British Library's newspaper holdings provides a complete run of 48 national and regional Victorian British newspapers for the 19th century from 1800 to 1900. These support the study of colonial history, genealogical research, politics, urban studies, and media courses.
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:* '''<u>Access Newspaper Archives</u>'''—http://www.newspaperarchive.com
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"NewspaperArchive.com is the world's largest online newspaper archive. Featuring billions of articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and the world, NewspaperARCHIVE makes exploring history and genealogy easy and fun. Discover fascinating news in archived newspapers hundreds of years old—including obituaries, birth announcements, sports articles, comics, and more—to fill in the life stories you are interested in. And share those stories with others through our community at Our NewspaperARCHIVE. All of our historical newspapers are full-page and fully searchable. Try exploring above, and discover your history today!"
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:* <u>'''Alexander Street Press, American Civil War'''</u>—http://alexanderstreet.com/
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Research Data: Contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs. http://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com/cwdb/
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Letters and Diaries: Contains approximately 100,000 indexed pages of diaries, letters, and memoirs, including 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts, such as the letters of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland planter William Claytor. http://solomon.cwld.alexanderstreet.com/
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Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera: Provides a vivid history of the American Civil War with over 1,400 images. http://cpho.alexanderstreet.com/
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Social and Cultural History: Personal accounts of well-known historical figures.
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Women and Social Movements in the United States: Organized around the history of women in social movements in the United States between 1600 and 2000 A.D.
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:* '''<u>Ancestry.com</u>'''—http://www.ancestry.com/
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Ancestry gives you access to thousands of collections of records from around the world, including immigration, census, voter, vital, and military records; newspapers and periodicals; family trees; photos and images; directories, maps, court, land, wills and financial records, stories, memories, and histories; and detailed records about births, marriages, deaths, land ownership, and much more. It is the largest for-profit genealogy company in the world.
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:* <u>'''ArkivDigital Online'''</u>
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ArkivDigital is the largest private provider of Swedish Church Records and other historical records online! All images are newly photographed color images of the original documents. Click the link from the Premium Family History Websites page to install the current client version of ArkivDigital Online. 
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findmypast—http://www.findmypast.co.uk/
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findmypast makes it easy to research your UK ancestry and create your family tree. Search census records and trace births, marriages, and deaths to bring your family history to life. Please note that not all of the content from findmypast is available in family history centers.
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1911 British Census (accessed through the findmypast website)—The 1911 UK Census is a record of everyone who lived in England and Wales in 1911. It provides a unique snapshot of the lives of those who lived at that time.
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:* '''<u>Fold3</u>''' (formerly Footnote.com)–http://www.fold3.com/
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Search or browse millions of historical documents and photos. Fold3 has refocused their efforts on gathering the best online collection of military records and stories. The Fold3 name reflects military history and honor, since traditionally, the third fold in a flag-folding ceremony honors and remembers veterans for their sacrifice in defending their country and promoting peace in the world.
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​Troubleshooting: Cannot access Fold3.com through the Family History Center Portal (54428).
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​The Genealogist—http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk  This resource, available in centers in the U.K. only, contain English parish records, directories, census, civil registration, surname mapping, and selected army and navy lists.
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This site is now available only in the United Kingdom. It is NOT available anywhere else.
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:* '''<u>Historic Map Works Library Edition</u>'''—http://www.proquest.historicmapworks.com/
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Historic Map Works™ Library Edition is one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 470,000 high-resolution, full color historic and antique maps. The core of the collection consists of cadastral (property and land ownership) maps illustrating the geographic and development history of the United States and also includes illustrations, city directories, and more. This unique content allows genealogists, historians, and academic researchers to track the "residential genealogy" of families and locations.
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:* '''<u>Kinpoint Premium</u>'''—https://kinpoint.com
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Kinpoint is designed to make it easier for you to do your family history by letting you see what to work on at a glance; quickly find missing information in your family tree; and discover insights into the lives of your ancestors.
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:* '''<u>MyHeritage</u>'''—Library Edition—http://myheritagelibraryedition.com/research
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Used by millions of people worldwide to help research family history, build a family tree, and add photos, historical records, and more.
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:* '''<u>Paper Trail</u>'''—http://www.genealogytoday.com/
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Provides access to 19th-century westward American migration documents.
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:* '''<u>ProQuest Obituary Listings</u>'''—http://obituaries.proquest.com/obitsweb/obits/do/home
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The ProQuest obituaries collection is a premier resource for genealogical and historical research. You can use the collection to search obituaries and death notices from prominent newspapers, such as the New York Times (dating back to 1851). The collection includes both famous and lesser-known individuals and can be searched by name or by keywords appearing in the body of the article.
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:* '''<u>Puzzilla</u>'''—https://puzzilla.org Premium Services.
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Find new research opportunities on descendant lines in Family Tree.
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:* '''<u>World Vital Records</u>'''—https://www.worldvitalrecords.com/
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Access to birth, marriage, and death records; Social Security Death Index; family trees; census records; immigration records; court, land, and probate records; military records directory lists; newspapers, family histories, reference materials, biographies, wills, gravestone photos, ship manifests, map collections, and yearbook collections. Proper log-in through the portal is confirmed by a "Welcome Family History Center Patron!" banner on the web page. Also see World Vital Records error message: This Data Is NOT Available To Your Library (53204) for an explanation of why some data may not be available.
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*6 computers, 3 film readers, printers and copiers are available at no cost. &nbsp;Copies are 10 cents per.
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:*5 computers, 3 film readers, printers and copiers are available at no cost. &nbsp;Copies are 10 cents per.
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Links ===
  
''(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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[http://ci.upland.ca.us/ ''City of Upland'']
  
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''[http://inland.librarycatalog.info/polaris/library/hours.aspx?ctx=100.1033.0.0.13 Upland Pulic Library]''
  
=== Links  ===
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''[http://www.sbcounty.gov San Bernardino County]''
  
''(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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[http://www.ca.gov/ California]
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
Anyone interested in serving should email the director at the email address above.
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Anyone interested in serving should email the director at [mailto:CA_Upland@ldsmail.net CA_Upland@ldsmail.net].
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[[Category:California Family History Centers]]

Latest revision as of 17:21, 13 May 2016

Californiauplandfhc.jpg

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 785 N. San Antonio Ave Upland CA 91784 United States
  • When coming to the center, enter on the southwest corner.
  • There is a button to press and allow entry.
  • Please look at the camera over the button so staff members can identify you.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-909 985-8821

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday:9:00am-8:30pm
  • Thursday:9:00am-8:30pm
  • Saturday:10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule and Closures:

General Conference: All Major Holidays: Christmas and New Years: Thanksgiving day: Halloween: Month of August



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch 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. 

This fully searchable database of the British Library's newspaper holdings provides a complete run of 48 national and regional Victorian British newspapers for the 19th century from 1800 to 1900. These support the study of colonial history, genealogical research, politics, urban studies, and media courses.

"NewspaperArchive.com is the world's largest online newspaper archive. Featuring billions of articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and the world, NewspaperARCHIVE makes exploring history and genealogy easy and fun. Discover fascinating news in archived newspapers hundreds of years old—including obituaries, birth announcements, sports articles, comics, and more—to fill in the life stories you are interested in. And share those stories with others through our community at Our NewspaperARCHIVE. All of our historical newspapers are full-page and fully searchable. Try exploring above, and discover your history today!"

Research Data: Contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs. http://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com/cwdb/

Letters and Diaries: Contains approximately 100,000 indexed pages of diaries, letters, and memoirs, including 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts, such as the letters of Amos Wood and his wife and the diary of Maryland planter William Claytor. http://solomon.cwld.alexanderstreet.com/

Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera: Provides a vivid history of the American Civil War with over 1,400 images. http://cpho.alexanderstreet.com/

Social and Cultural History: Personal accounts of well-known historical figures.

Women and Social Movements in the United States: Organized around the history of women in social movements in the United States between 1600 and 2000 A.D.

Ancestry gives you access to thousands of collections of records from around the world, including immigration, census, voter, vital, and military records; newspapers and periodicals; family trees; photos and images; directories, maps, court, land, wills and financial records, stories, memories, and histories; and detailed records about births, marriages, deaths, land ownership, and much more. It is the largest for-profit genealogy company in the world.

  • ArkivDigital Online

ArkivDigital is the largest private provider of Swedish Church Records and other historical records online! All images are newly photographed color images of the original documents. Click the link from the Premium Family History Websites page to install the current client version of ArkivDigital Online. 

findmypast—http://www.findmypast.co.uk/

findmypast makes it easy to research your UK ancestry and create your family tree. Search census records and trace births, marriages, and deaths to bring your family history to life. Please note that not all of the content from findmypast is available in family history centers.

1911 British Census (accessed through the findmypast website)—The 1911 UK Census is a record of everyone who lived in England and Wales in 1911. It provides a unique snapshot of the lives of those who lived at that time.

Search or browse millions of historical documents and photos. Fold3 has refocused their efforts on gathering the best online collection of military records and stories. The Fold3 name reflects military history and honor, since traditionally, the third fold in a flag-folding ceremony honors and remembers veterans for their sacrifice in defending their country and promoting peace in the world.

​Troubleshooting: Cannot access Fold3.com through the Family History Center Portal (54428).

​The Genealogist—http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk  This resource, available in centers in the U.K. only, contain English parish records, directories, census, civil registration, surname mapping, and selected army and navy lists.

This site is now available only in the United Kingdom. It is NOT available anywhere else.

Historic Map Works™ Library Edition is one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 470,000 high-resolution, full color historic and antique maps. The core of the collection consists of cadastral (property and land ownership) maps illustrating the geographic and development history of the United States and also includes illustrations, city directories, and more. This unique content allows genealogists, historians, and academic researchers to track the "residential genealogy" of families and locations.

Kinpoint is designed to make it easier for you to do your family history by letting you see what to work on at a glance; quickly find missing information in your family tree; and discover insights into the lives of your ancestors.

Used by millions of people worldwide to help research family history, build a family tree, and add photos, historical records, and more.

Provides access to 19th-century westward American migration documents.

The ProQuest obituaries collection is a premier resource for genealogical and historical research. You can use the collection to search obituaries and death notices from prominent newspapers, such as the New York Times (dating back to 1851). The collection includes both famous and lesser-known individuals and can be searched by name or by keywords appearing in the body of the article.

Find new research opportunities on descendant lines in Family Tree.

Access to birth, marriage, and death records; Social Security Death Index; family trees; census records; immigration records; court, land, and probate records; military records directory lists; newspapers, family histories, reference materials, biographies, wills, gravestone photos, ship manifests, map collections, and yearbook collections. Proper log-in through the portal is confirmed by a "Welcome Family History Center Patron!" banner on the web page. Also see World Vital Records error message: This Data Is NOT Available To Your Library (53204) for an explanation of why some data may not be available.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 computers, 3 film readers, printers and copiers are available at no cost.  Copies are 10 cents per.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our staff are all volunteers, some with more and some with less experience.  Some have great research helping abilities, but every shift is different and may require another visit or phone call to "hook-up" with the person that can help most.

Persons interested in serving should email the director at the email address above.


Links

City of Upland

Upland Pulic Library

San Bernardino County

California


Volunteer at the Center

Anyone interested in serving should email the director at CA_Upland@ldsmail.net.