Choteau Montana 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:

  1.  1000 1st Street NW

(Ring doorbell to come in the front door during family history center hours)

  1. http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1000+1st+Street+NE,+Choteau,+Montana&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=31.23349,56.162109&vpsrc=0&hnear=1000+1st+St+NE,+Choteau,+Montana+59422&t=m&z=16
  2. Family History Director: Marge Stott

Phone: 406-466-2725

E-mail:

Open Hours: Wednesday 9am to 5pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed the month of December



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


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.
  • Local History Books from the surrounding communities of Bynum, Teton County, Simms, Fort Shaw, Greenfield, Fairfield, and many more.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal:
  • ■Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, PAF, RootsMagic)
    ■Charting software (PAF Companion)
    ■Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as OpenOffice (on selected machines)
    ■Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
    ■Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
    ■Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.
  • Hardware & Equipment
    ■4 computer workstations with printer access
    ■Paper copier
    ■4 microfilm readers
    ■2 microfiche readers
    ■1 microfiche/film scanner
    ■1 flatbed scanners





The Choteau, Montana Family History Center serves the surrounding communities of Fairfield, Bynum, Augusta and Dutton. We have four computers, microfilm readers, microfiche readers, history books of the surrounding communities and many other resources.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Hardware & Equipment
■4 computer workstations with printer access
■Paper copier
■4 microfilm readers
■2 microfiche readers
■1 microfiche/film scanner
■1 flatbed scanners

 Databases & Software
■Genealogy database software (Ancestral Quest, Family Insight, Family Tree Maker, PAF, RootsMagic)
■Charting software (PAF Companion)
■Word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as OpenOffice (on selected machines) 
■Pedigree Resource File (complete on server)
■Free access to several subscription sites through the FamilySearch Portal such as Ancestry.com, British Newspapers, Find-My-Past (UK), Footnote, Genline (Swedish), Heritage Quest, World Vital Records and others.
■Research databases such as Acadian-Cajun Family Trees, Austrailian Vital Records and Mormon Immigration Index.

■Local history books from the surrounding communities. 


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