Salem Oregon East Family History Center
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- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours
- Location on Map
- N44.94160 W122.97360
- 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.
- 1-503-371-0453, The Center, answered during OPEN hours (see below).
- (CURRENTLY THE CENTER PHONE IS OUT-OF-ORDER. Please call Director's cell phone.)
- 1-503-409-2679, Director's cell
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- Tuesday: 9:00am-4:00pm
- Wednesday: 1:00pm-8:00pm
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
Keizer Stake FAMILY DISCOVERY DAY - May 12th 2018; 8:30am - 12:00pm; 862 45th Ave NE, Salem
Sessions schedule - forth coming.
Continuing Classes <------------ NEW as of 5/22/18
TUESDAY (1st Tuesday of each month)
10:30-11:30am - Beginning Genealogy Class/Workshop
1:30-2:30pm - FamilySearch Tree Class/Workshop
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~~~ All Classes at the Family History Center. All Tuesday, except one. ~~~
~~~ See Class Handouts, BELOW, for Class outline/handouts ~~~
TO BE SCHEDULED
Basic Family Tree
Advanced Family Tree
Adding Memories to Family Tree (FamilySearch)
Computer Basics 1 for Genealogists
Computer Basics 2 for Genealogists
. . . . . .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
Online Microfilm/Microfiche Ordering <------ NO LONGER AVAILABLE (Sept 2017)
Staff Training Meetings
No staff meeting in July 2018. (see vacation dates)
Staff Meeting - Monday, August 6th 2018, 1:00-2:00pm at the Center
Staff Meeting - Monday September 10th 2018, 1:00-2:00pm at the Center
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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.
- Lazer printer (black, no color) with copy, scan and scan to FamilySearch capability.
- 4 microfilm readers, most with magnification.
- 2 microfiche readers
Staff Research Specialties
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Resources in the Local Area
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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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