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Gainesville Florida Family History Center
Center Contacts and Hours
Location & Map:
Address: 10600 SW 24th Avenue, Gainesville , FL
- Entrance is at the East side of the building.
- Location on Map
Open Hours: Mon & Wed 10am - 1pm
Tues & Wed 630pm - 9pm)
Holiday Schedule: Closed
May 27, 2013
July 4, 2013
September 2, 2013
October 31, 2013 (evening)
November 11, 2013
Thanksgiving week 2013
December 19, 2013 - Jan 1, 2014
Calendar and Events
The 2nd Thursday of each month 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rhonda Harrell Instructor
(Those attending the class may stay from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. for additional help)
Staff Training Meetings:
The '1st'Thursday of each month 7:00 - 8:00 pm
- Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
- We have a collection of films pertaining to the Southeast United States, British Isles, Illinios and others. Our fiche collection is varied and is undergoing cataloging into a searchable database.
- We have a very nice collection of books pertaining to the Southeast United States and a smattering of other States and other countries. We have many reference books and family histories in bound books.
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.
- FHL Favorites; The staff of the Salt Lake City Library have assembled a collection of websites that they send patrons to for research in different countries. Some of the sites do charge a fee. This is a good reference site.
Hardware and Equipment
* We have several Microfilm readers in a seperate room.
Microfiche readers are available.
We have six computers available.
We have scanners that will read your 35mm film/slides/110 film to an SD card.
That will scan papers of varying sizes - front and back - to your thumb drive or laptop
That will scan large pictures/maps/etc and stitch them together. Or if your pictures are
glued in the album you can scan them in situ - all to your SD card. (FlipPal)
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
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