Difference between revisions of "Birmingham Alabama Family History Center"

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'''''[http://www.archives.state.al.us/ Alabama Department of History and Archives]'''''<i>'''[http://algensoc.org/ Alabama Genealogical Society Website]'''</i>
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'''''[http://www.archives.state.al.us/ Alabama Department of History and Archives]'''''
'''''[http://www.birminghamgenealogy.org/bgs-aag/bgsaag_class_sched.htm Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group]'''''<i>'''[http://www.bcri.org/archives/index.html Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Archives]'''</i>
 
'''''[http://www.bhamnews.com/archives/ Birmingham News Archives (1993-Present)]'''''
 
'''''[http://oakhill-birmingham.org/ Oak Hill Cemetery]'''''  
 
  
'''''''[http://www4.samford.edu/schools/ighr/ Samford Genealogy Website]'''''  
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'''''''[http://algensoc.org/ Alabama Genealogical Society Website]'''''
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'''''[http://www.birminghamgenealogy.org/bgs-aag/bgsaag_class_sched.htm Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group]'''''
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'''''''[http://www.bcri.org/archives/index.html Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Archives]'''''
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'''''[http://www.bhamnews.com/archives/ Birmingham News Archives (1993-Present)]'''''
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'''''[http://oakhill-birmingham.org/ Oak Hill Cemetery]'''''&nbsp;
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'''''[http://www4.samford.edu/schools/ighr/ Samford Genealogy Website]'''''
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'''''[http://www.wallacestate.edu/library/genealogy.html Wallace State Genealogy Website]'''''  
  
'''''[http://www.wallacestate.edu/library/genealogy.html Wallace State Genealogy Website]'''''
 
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===

Revision as of 17:39, 15 October 2011

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 2789 Altadena Road, Birmingham, Alabama, 35243
  • Corner of Altadena Road and Cahaba River Road in the Church. Our door is nearest the Altadena Road entrance to parking.
Location on Map

Phone: (205) 967-7279

E-mail: al_birmingham@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

Tuesday: 10am-4pm
Wednesday: 10am-4pm and 6pm-8pm
Some Saturdays: 10am-2pm

Holiday Schedule:

Thanksgiving:  Closed 23 Nov 2011 through 28 Nov 2011
Christmas:   Closed 17 Dec 2011 through 2 Jan 2012.  Open 3 Jan 2012.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Find Your Family...additional time to use the center one Sunday per month. 

23 October 2011         3pm-6pm

no dates for November and December

29 January 2012          3pm-6pm

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings:    

       Fourth Sundays 2-3pm  



Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Alabama Death Records for years 1908 to 1963, complete. 1964-1974, various.
  • Many microfilm for England, Ireland, Germany, Scotland, South Africa

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

  • Computers, microfilm readers, microfilm/fiche printer for paper or digital, fiche readers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

  • Alabama Genealogical Society
  • BAAGSG , Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group,  (Meets on 2nd Sunday, 3rd Floor of Linn-Henley Building at Birmingham Public Library)
  • Birmingham Public Library: features extensive collection for southern research
  • Samford University:  Outstanding seminars for genealogists, Is Reposistory Alabama Baptist Church Records, large Ireland collection, many other records 
  • Birmingham Southern University:  Has Archives for Methodist Church

Links

Alabama Department of History and Archives

''Alabama Genealogical Society Website

Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group

''Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Archives

Birmingham News Archives (1993-Present)

Oak Hill Cemetery 

Samford Genealogy Website

Wallace State Genealogy Website


Volunteer at the Center

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