Salem Oregon East Family History Center

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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.


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 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.

Phone:

  • 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

E-mail:

  • OR_SalemEast@ldsmail.net
  •     Begin SUBJECT with "FHC -"

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00pm-8:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

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

Upcoming Event

Keizer Stake FAMILY DISCOVERY DAY - May 12th 2018; 8:30am - 12:00pm; 862 45th Ave NE, Salem

Sessions schedule - forth coming.

Class Schedule

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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Classes

~~~ All Classes at the Family History Center. All Tuesday, except one. ~~~

~~~ See Class Handouts, BELOW, for Class outline/handouts ~~~

TO BE SCHEDULED

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CLASS HANDOUTS
Basic Family Tree

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xg21ni3wb5sdbyn/Cd_Basic-Family-Tree.pdf?dl=0

Advanced Family Tree

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2v5y3c2l63y5rf4/Cd_Adv-Family-Tree.pdf?dl=0

Adding Memories to Family Tree (FamilySearch)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3ocwhsfdk0ku6ri/Cd_AddingMemoriestoFamilyTree.pdf?dl=0

Audio Memories

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dt0zwyj3t1bfz8o/Cd_Audio-Memories.pdf?dl=0

RootsMagic

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdz8ly52tn9i4jz/Cd_RootsMagic.pdf?dl=0

Computer Basics 1 for Genealogists

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rcsojrod8un3gyc/Cd_Computer-Basics.pdf?dl=0

Computer Basics 2 for Genealogists

https://www.dropbox.com/s/pj6ryncvtpx81lr/Cd_Computer-Basics-2.pdf?dl=0

. . . . . .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

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kp4j8hz3ef7kl7c/Cd_Basic-Research-FS.pdf?dl=0

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


Center Resources

Collections

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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

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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



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